This is a unique chance to see and taste exotic fruits of wide colors, all sort of shapes, and flavors. Try the local coconut rice or maybe the “empanadas”; this awesome experience will set unforgettable memories on your tongue, this is a tour for people who enjoy experiencing what it is like to cook a traditional Cartagenian meal with local, fresh ingredients from an open air market.
Additionally, you have the opportunity to cook in the kitchen of aCartagenian family in their neighborhood outside the walls of the Centro Historico, the "other" Cartagena. Round-trip transportation is provided from your hotel.
At a local family's home, you will learn how to prepare your traditional dishes and then enjoy the delicious meal.
A walking tour of the open air market, where you purchase the needed ingredients and taste fried snacks (arepae'huevo, carimanola, papa rellena) and juices. You will experience the pulse of an authentic community market.
You will be picked up at your hotel or meeting point by a Van or an air conditioning vehicle, the cheff will be waiting for you at the open market, in this place you will be able to select the appropiate ingredients for your meal, of course the cheff will give suggestions for what you need to buy according to the Menu of the day. You will be provided with a kitchen at a local house.
The Cooking Classes Tour includes:
- Pick up at your hotel or cruiseship
- A walking tour of the open air market
- Cooking class by a local chef
- Taste of exotic fruits of Cartagena
- Minimum age: 14 years old
- Your choice of a couple of local dishes to prepare and eat
- Visit to Piedra de Bolívar neighborhood
- Access to a typical colombian house
- Taste local fried snacks
- Bring only closed shoes as tennis