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Lunch from the Land: a harvested feast

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Lunch from the Land: a harvested feast

7 reviews
Paused through April 3rd. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Center for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
3 hours
Group size
Up to 8 people
Cuisine
Mexican
Hosted in
English
Cooking

Lunch from the Land: a harvested feast

Cooking

Lunch from the Land: a harvested feast

7 reviews
Paused through April 3rd. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Center for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
3 hours
Group size
Up to 8 people
Cuisine
Mexican
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

Starting with the very basic ingredients, we’ll begin with making coconut oil. Have you opened a coconut before? We’ll grate the coconut by hand and make the oil traditionally, preparing it over a fire. While that’s happening we’ll harvest our starch, depending on what’s in season, and get to work making it into a flour we can use for tortillas. Which vegetables will we have? We’ll see what’s in the garden and forest fringes: perhaps there’s wild mushrooms, exotic roots or something delicious and familiar. Salad greens can be picked by hand along with some herbs and edible flowers. We’ll roast and grind some cacao for our drink, perhaps gather some fruit for a juice. Someone will fetch eggs from the ducks or chickens. Our oil should be ready to use and we’ll hand make our tortillas and begin to cook our veggies and eggs. Will there be desert? Yes, of course! Finally we will sit down together to eat this feast prepared entirely from scratch. Oh, did we forget the salt and black pepper? We’ll need to make and harvest those too! As modern, western people we have mostly lost touch with our food and where it comes from. In this experience I wish to share the fun and satisfaction we can experience when we really do feed ourselves. I hope you join me for some delicious, and well earned, lunch!
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Learn more about Ancel

Ancel

I’ve been a hard working farm wife in the tropics for over 12 years, during that time I have learned to live from the land, growing, raising and foraging my food. I love to share what I’ve learned with others: it’s a great way to experience how much energy and time goes into making even the simplest food from raw and fresh materials. Join me for a tasty lunch making experience you’ll never forget!

What's included

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We will make a delicious gluten free meal from harvested or freshly picked produce. Free range eggs are on the menu but I can…

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Where you'll be

We’ll be on our farm just outside the laid back community of Puerto Viejo. Our farm is mostly forest as we are an established agroforestry permaculture project. The place where we’ll make lunch is our garden and kitchen. The forest is very close by and gives great opportunity for foraging. We use our kitchen for chocolate making and workshops, it’s a comfortable and lovely place to enjoy good conversation and food.

This experience is available starting April 07, 2020

To protect the health and safety of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused through Friday, April 3rd due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Center for the latest updates before you book.

Things to keep in mind

Dietary preferences

If requested, the host can accommodate the dietary needs listed. You must let the host know before the experience if you’d like an accommodation.
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Vegan

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Guest requirements

Up to 8 guests ages 8 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. It’s up to each guest to understand the ingredients being used and communicate any allergies or dietary restrictions to the host. Guests should also consider…

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Closed toed shoes might be more comfortable in the garden and forest edges. It may be sunny so please think about sun screen. Likewise there may be bugs, please consider bringing repellent if you are sensitive to mosquitoes.
Ancel
Lunch from the Land: a harvested feast
7 reviews
From $37/person
7 reviews
From $37/person