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cooking class

Learn the Art of Vegan Caribbean cooking

cooking class

Learn the Art of Vegan Caribbean cooking

Duration
2.5 hours
Group size
Up to 6 people
Includes
Equipment
Hosted in
English
cooking class

Learn the Art of Vegan Caribbean cooking

cooking class

Learn the Art of Vegan Caribbean cooking

Duration
2.5 hours
Group size
Up to 6 people
Includes
Equipment
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

You will be greeted with plant-based appetizers, vegan fritters with chili sauce and vegan carrot juice. You will be welcomed into my home kitchen to master the art of Ital (vegan) Caribbean cooking. You will be able to wow your friends with tasty, awesome and colourful Ital food. We will be making a 3 course ital tasting menu, using sea salt, coconut oil, vitality dairy free spread, coconut flour and maple syrup. Recreating popular Caribbean dishes with a vegan/ital twist. Although the Caribbean is hot, we love our Saturday soup, so we will make an ital butternut squash and sweet potato soup together, with a kick of the famous scotch bonnet pepper. Then we will produce our main course which will consist of a spinach/callaloo plantain lasagne, with vegan cheese and served with a Jamaican salad. No ital meal is complete without dessert so we will finish off, by making popular banana fritters, served with maple syrup. Our Masteclass will be interactive, with discussion of the history and influences of Caribbean and ital food. You will have an ingredients and recipe list (emailed to you beforehand) which you can follow. There will be demonstrations and instructions in the workshop but it will be engaging as you get involved in the art of ital cooking. Then we will sit down and consume our 3 course ital meal, leftovers may be taken home by you.

Your host

Learn more about Jide And Michele

Jide And Michele

I was raised in a British-Caribbean home and I have been cooking since I was a teenager, I am now in my 40s so consider myself an expert cook. I taught as a college/University lecturer and private tutor for 16 years. So I get to combine my too passions teaching and food. I am a self-confessed foodie. I love the fact that Caribbean food is the original fusion food - a blend of many cultures - which is reflec6in my own heritage. Caribbean food is an eclectic mix that can be modified to suit any palate, and it must be shared with others. Vegan or ital food as we call it in Jamaica, has a long history. It is an organic plant-based diet focused on Livity, no chemicals are consumed and sea salt/kosher salt is permissible. With the popularity of veganism, ital food is making a renaissance. It is vegan with a Caribbean twist, soul food.

What's included

Equipment
Container to take food home and a small Ital spice kit (for a small cost) are optional.

Where you'll be

The workshop will take place in my home kitchen with the sounds of Bob Marley and Luciano, offering a calming backdrop to our Ital experience.

Availability

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests ages 18 and up can attend. No prior knowledge needed, everything will be explained.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

More tips

All food will be provided, aprons and containers will be provided. Recipe and ingredients list will be emailed to you, if you would like to purchase a small ital seasoning kit please give me notice. Please bring your appetite and comfort shoes.

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Jide And Michele
Learn the Art of Vegan Caribbean cooking
New experience
From $54/person
New experience
From $54/person