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Peruvian Cooking Class, Market visit

Rated 4.97 out of 5 from 200 reviews.Cusco, PeruPart of the Airbnb Cooking collection

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Cooking experience hosted by Christian

4 hours
Peruvian
Up to 8 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

Be immersed in a fascinating trip to the San Pedro Market, where you’ll be introduced to a vast variety of local and ancient products. Later, we’ll invite you to our cozy cooking studio, located inside a colonial times house (two blocks away from the market), where you’ll step back in time to enjoy a modern Peruvian cooking class guided by a professional Peruvian chef.
OUR MENUS
1. Aperitif: Passion fruit Sour.

LUNCH MENU:
2. Appetizer: Nouveau Andean Classic Peruvian ceviche.
3. Main dish: Modern Quinoa Risotto,
Tri-colored quinoa and Peruvian yellow chili risotto
topped with a perfect sous vide poached egg.
DINNER MENU
2. Appetizer: Nikkei Style Tiradito, Sashimi style fish marinated in a Japanese/Peruvian ponzu, avocados and cushuros.
3. Main dish: Quinoa crusted alpaca tenderloin with roasted tubers and Andean smoked chimichurri.

4. Dessert: Chirimoya and exotic fruits parfait,
Have a taste of our best local fruits elegantly
served as a parfait.
5. Moka brewed local coffee espressos, as a grand finale, have a taste of the best organic
coffee produced in the Quillabamba valley.

*All dishes are seasoned with Maras pink salt.
Be immersed in a fascinating trip to the San Pedro Market, where you’ll be introduced to a vast variety of local and ancient products. Later, we’ll invite you to our cozy cooking studio, located inside a colonial times house (two blocks away from the market), where you’ll step back in time to enjoy a modern Peruvian cooking class guided by a professional Peruvian chef.
OUR MENUS
1. Aperitif: Passion fruit Sour.

LUNCH MENU…

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What's included

  • Food
    Vegetarian options: Mushrooms instead of meat and sweet cucumber (local fru...
From $43
/ person
Fri, Oct 9
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
$54 per person
$54 per person
Fri, Oct 9
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
$54 per person
$54 per person
Sat, Oct 10
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
$54 per person
$54 per person

Meet your host, Christian

Host on Airbnb since 2015
  • 200 Reviews
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I’m a Peruvian chef trained in Sydney - Australia at the prestigious "Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Arts School". With work experience at high-end hotels and restaurants in Sydney and Miami and restaurant owner in Cusco.

CO-HOST: Ricardo Rivera.
From Lima - Peru, formally trained in hospitality, bartending and culinary art in one of the most prestigious culinary schools in Peru.
I've been living in Cusco for the last 4 years and 3+ years teaching culinary experiences and sharing my culture with visitors. My goal is to show you the cultural diversity and richness of my country in our fully professionally equipped cooking studio, combining traditional Andean recipes and modern techniques giving our dishes a contemporary twist adapted to the most exquisite palates.
I’m a Peruvian chef trained in Sydney - Australia at the prestigious "Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Arts School". With work experience at high-end hotels and restaurants in Sydney and Miami and restaurant owner in Cusco.

CO-HOST: Ricardo Rivera.
From Lima - Peru, formally trained in hospitality, bartending and culinary art in one of the most prestigious culinary schools in Peru.
I've been living in Cusco for the last 4 years and 3+ years teaching culinary experiences and sharing…
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Where you'll be

We'll have a guided visit through the local San Pedro Market for one hour, where we'll get in touch with a vast variety of products and learn about the history of Peruvian gastronomy.

Then, we will walk to our cooking studio located minutes away for a fully hands-on Modern Peruvian cooking class.

Rated 4.97 out of 5 from 200 reviews.

James
February 2020
My wife is a professional chef and we had a fantastic time exploring the market and learning about Peruvian culture and history through food. Chef Ricardo was welcoming and knowledgeable and gave us a wonderful and educational evening.
Justine
February 2020
We had a great experience and a lot of fun with Ricardo ! Thank you so much ! I highely recommand, it was one of the best thing we did during our trip !
Tobi
January 2020
It was really good. Something special. All my questions were answered. Many nice stories about food and ingredients. The cooking class was really nice, high quality ingredients, really good taste. Really recommendable.
Jessica
January 2020
It was great to walk around the market and hear different stories about typical foods and traditions. And the food was great! Fun to learn new techniques and prepare delicious food
James
January 2020
We had an amazing afternoon / evening cooking Ricardo. He took time to explain much of the market and local culture, and we had a fantastic cooking class with him.
Mirko
January 2020
Gracias a Christian pude aprender un poco más de la historia y riqueza de la gastronomía peruana. Es un excelente chef, muy carismático y profesional. Recomendado para todos lo que quieren adentrarse en el mundo culinario.

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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.

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 8 guests ages 5 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.

Alcohol

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

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Please, advise if any food allergies or dietary restrictions we should be aware of.

What to bring

Appetite.

Good mood!