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Seafood tradition in a colonial home

Seafood tradition in a colonial home

Duration:2.5 hours total
Includes:Food, drinks, 1 ticket, equipment, and transportation
Languages:Offered in English and Spanish

About your host

I'm Odalys, a typical Cuban that loves culinary art. I was born in a small town of fishermen, so I was surrounded by fish and seafood almost my whole life. I moved to Havana where I live with my family, but I kept my roots and traditions, and it is all about fish and seafood. Since my childhood, my grandma taught my mom to prepare some recipes based on fish, crabs, lobsters, and shrimps, which…
Odalys
Odalys
Odalys
Odalys

What we’ll do

I will first welcome you in my colonial home and will offer a refreshing drink to help you cool down. When all the guests have arrived, we'll move to the kitchen, my sanctuary. I will show you all the ingredients we usually use during the class and will give you alternatives in case you can't find them in your country. Then, you'll help me to slice the lobster, which will have been previously…

What else you should know

Please, inform in advance about any allergies or food restrictions you might have, we also have food options for vegans and vegetarians. If you want to book for a big group, we can make some changes to accommodate you.

What I’ll provide

Lunch and Dinner
During the class, I'll teach you to prepare lobster, shrimps or fish as a main dish, depending on what I can provide that day. We'll also have rice and beans, fried plantains, yucca, vegetable salad, and dessert. You can bring some wine to share.
Coffee, Juice, Soft drinks and Water
With dinner, you can have any drinks you want. I'll have for you bottled water, canned soda, natural juices, etc. By the end, we'll even have some Cuban coffee.
Entrance fee
You'll get free entrance to my rental house, a traditional Cuban colonial home.
Car
I will recommend you the best taxi agency in Havana to attend this experience and get you back home at the end. I have a partnership with them, so they have all my information updated. They only accept payments in advance via PayPal.
Safety equipment
I will provide the ingredients, accessories, and tools for the cooking class.

What to bring

(OPTIONAL) If you want it, you can bring a bottle of wine to share.
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Where you'll be

I will be waiting for you in my colonial house. It will be a pleasure to receive you as if you were family. We can spend time talking about life in Cuba, its culture and traditions.

Availability

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.
Egg-free
Egg-free
Tree nut allergy
Tree nut allergy
Fish allergy
Fish allergy
Peanut allergy
Peanut allergy
Shellfish allergy
Shellfish allergy
Soy-free
Soy-free
Dairy-free
Dairy-free
Gluten-free
Gluten-free
Vegetarian
Vegetarian
Vegan
Vegan
Pescatarian
Pescatarian

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 12 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…

More tips

Please, inform in advance about any allergies or food restrictions you might have, we also have food options for vegans and vegetarians. If you want to book for a big group, we can make some changes to accommodate you.
Odalys
Seafood tradition in a colonial home
325 reviews
From $35/person
325 reviews
From $35/person