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

  • 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
4-Hour Peruvian Cooking Class at Marcelo Batata Restaurant in Cusco
From US$90.00
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4-Hour Peruvian Cooking Class at Marcelo Batata Restaurant in Cusco
From US$90.00
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.
Reviews (56)
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Cooking Class in Peru

Overall a great experience - really enjoyed it. Class started with a visit to the "store" where popular food choices in Peru were explained. Several trays of appetizers were offered during this time. Then off to the kitchen to make ceviche - which was amazing...More

Thank pandreozzi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
4 hour Peruvian Cooking Class at Marcelo Batata Restaurant Cusco

A fabulous experience with the most knowledgeable and experienced tutor named Karina. She made the whole time a joy sometimes pushing us to complete something in the correct amount of time and sometimes allowing us to puddle our way through with fun and laughter. The...More

Thank Margaret S
Reviewed 19 October 2018
The History of Peru Told Through Food

I had the privilege of attending this class with Chef Alejandro. We learned SO MUCH about Peru, it's culinary influences and how to make our own ceviche, lomo saltado and pisco sours!! This class was a lovely way to pass an afternoon in Cusco.

Thank Kristin S
Reviewed 8 October 2018
Amazing experience

The class was super fun, and we ate a lot, learned how to do my own ceviche, so I'm super happy!! Totally recommendable.

Thank egorbano
Reviewed 26 September 2018
So much the wiser

Although only an afternoon's introduction to Peruvian cuisine, it was an excellent explanation of the rise of Peruvian cooking to it now being recognised and admired globally. The afternoon began with a brief history of the evolution of Peruvian cooking, followed by a review of...More

Thank Robert H
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15 November 2018|
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Response from Kim T | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is!
20 October 2018|
Response from oasisoglin | Reviewed this property |
No you were in the kitchen for the entire experience.