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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.
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Great Experience

My husband and I had so much fun in this class. We learned how to make ceviche and alpaca lomo saltado. We also tried many peruvian fruits, as well as pisco. Jose provided us with an excellent background on peruvian food and kept us laughing...More

Thank cgardner3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great and very interesting experience with a real cook- and show-master!

A must for better learning and understanding Peruvian kitchen and people. Time flies by with this interesting and short-lasting experience with a lot of Information as well as fun with the real competent and relaxed chef

Thank peteraustria392
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
A MUST do while in Cusco Peru

We had so much fun at this cooking class, Jose was an awesome instructor! We learnt so much about the Peruvian culture as well as tasting and making delicious food. All of the produce he uses is fresh and super tasty. I would recommend this...More

Thank Amberluxford
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Cooking Class

Great class. Food was wonderful. Marcello did a wonderful job introducing us to the Peruvian culture.

Thank evelynrsmith
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Cooking in Cusco

Nice little venue. The information given was interesting and the food we prepared was delicious. The cooking class was difficult to find even having the address,and no one seemed to be able to help us find it. As a result we were an hour late.

Thank Deb B
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