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4-Hour Peruvian Cooking Class at Marcelo Batata Restaurant in Cusco

Highlights
  • Learn how to shop for fresh ingredients in a local market
  • In-depth commentary on Peru's culinary history from a chef guide
  • Step-by-step instructions for several dishes that you can recreate at home
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4-Hour Peruvian Cooking Class at Marcelo Batata Restaurant in Cusco
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4-Hour Peruvian Cooking Class at Marcelo Batata Restaurant in Cusco
US$90.00
Overview
Take a deep dive into Peruvian culinary culture with this cooking class at Cusco's Marcelo Batata restaurant. Eating at local restaurants can give you a taste of the food, but learning to cook it yourself from an expert chef takes it to a new level. Accompany your host on a shopping trip to the San Pedro Market, before returning to the kitchen to learn typical Peruvian specialties.
What to Expect
Once you arrive, meet your chef/instructor and listen to a brief introduction on Peruvian cuisine. This class is geared toward curious travelers that want to learn by doing, not just by eating at local restaurants. Through the chef's commentary, come to understand the history of Peruvian cuisine in a way that you couldn't by simply tasting a few local delicacies.

Head to the San Pedro Market on a guided tour, where you'll learn how to pick out the best ingredients by color, aroma, and texture. Taste several varieties of exotic fruits endemic to Peru before returning to the restaurant's kitchen for your cooking lesson. Learn how to make dishes, such as ceviche with fresh fish, the national drink pisco sour, and lomo saltado (stir-fry dish). Then, sit back and enjoy the fruits of your labor.
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Reviewed yesterday
Remarkable experience, great food!

What a perfect way to cap off our stay in Cusco! Alejandro made the whole experience memorable. He truly has a passion for Peruvian cuisine and shared so much knowledge about its gastronomy and the fusion of other cultures into it. A very well organized...More

Thank Kim T
Reviewed 3 days ago
Fun and Informative

Our cooking class last week with Christine was one of the best culinary experiences we have had in a cooking class! Christine was a dynamic host full of passion for her native cuisine. Even my husband, who does not cook had a blast! My 23...More

Thank Rose C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
Best Cusco Activity

Our cooking class with Alejandro was our favorite activity in Cusco. We learned about the history of Peru and all of the varied culinary influences, different types of fruits/vegetables, and sampled many Peruvian dishes. We then cooked Lomo Saltado. Great class, incredibly interesting and delicious...More

Thank Patrick M
Reviewed 1 week ago
Amazing class with Alejando

Alejandro was an excellent instructor both for the cooking and the history of Peruvian food. Entertaining from start to finish. Highly recommend!

Thank Mindy B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
A Perfect Afternoon of Cooking

Our cooking class was a phenomenal experience in understanding Peruvian culture via the foods they are famous for. The Marcela Batata staff was exceptionally fun, kind, and informative. Throughout the experience we had more food than we could imagine both that we cooked and different...More

Thank Jordan B
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