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Markets and cooking experience in Kandy

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Experience hosted by Eranda

4 hours
Includes food, drinks, transportation, equipment
Up to 4 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

Don’t take long to visit the kitchen where a typical Sri Lankan meal is being prepared using the fresh and wholesome produce purchased at the market. Get involved in the fun process of cutting, chopping of the veggies, grinding of the herbs, pounding of the spices and scraping of fresh coconut. Watch closely how each dish is prepared using just the right amount of spices and herbs so as to preserve the nutrition and goodness.

Observe how the coconut milk is extracted and poured over the curries that are being cooked in terracotta clay pots on a crackling wood hearth. Learn some interesting facts and even some secret tips about traditional Sri Lankan cooking. With the mouth watering aromas wafting from the kitchen, you’re probably hungry already.

What We Cook :

Yellow Rice
Vegetable curry
Dhal curry (lentil)
Fish or Meat (Chicken)
Coconut sambol
Papadum
Don’t take long to visit the kitchen where a typical Sri Lankan meal is being prepared using the fresh and wholesome produce purchased at the market. Get involved in the fun process of cutting, chopping of the veggies, grinding of the herbs, pounding of the spices and scraping of fresh coconut. Watch closely how each dish is prepared using just the right amount of spices and herbs so as to preserve the nutrition and goodness.

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What's included

  • Food
    Enjoy a delicious Sri Lankan meal seated with local family & Home made dess...
  • Drinks
    Refreshing fresh fruit juice
    Drinking Water
    Beer
  • Transportation
    Free Pick up from any hotel in Kandy to fresh market & to home stay & drop...
  • Equipment
From $28
/ person
Wed, Nov 25
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
$35 per person
$35 per person
Thu, Nov 26
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
$35 per person
$35 per person
Fri, Nov 27
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
$35 per person
$35 per person

Meet your host, Eranda

Host on Airbnb since 2020
  • Identity verified
Auyobowan! I am Eranda. I was born in the central hill country of Sri Lanka where I gained ample experience in the travel industry. I now arrange almost 200 tours around the island per year. I have traveled widely as a guide and as a tourist in my own country around Sri Lanka, so I am familiar with the landscape and sites of this island. I have been in this trade for the past several years and have vast experience in handling the needs of travelers. I will give you an unforgettable experience of my home land.

I love sharing my culture, hidden treks, local arts, and historical places as well as modern cities. You will always be most welcome to join me .

There is no need to have any specific experience to enjoy these activities.
Auyobowan! I am Eranda. I was born in the central hill country of Sri Lanka where I gained ample experience in the travel industry. I now arrange almost 200 tours around the island per year. I have traveled widely as a guide and as a tourist in my own country around Sri Lanka, so I am familiar with the landscape and sites of this island. I have been in this trade for the past several years and have vast experience in handling the needs of travelers. I will give you an unforgettable experience of…
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Where you'll be

Pick up you from any hotel in Kandy & the gourmet adventure begins at the Kandy Market where shopping for fresh veggies, fish, meat or poultry is done in traditional style.Then proceed to home stay to cooking experience with a local family .

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Things to know

Cancellation policy

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

Guest requirements

Up to 4 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

Alcohol

This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.