Cuban Cooking Experience

Havana 3 hrs Spanish, English, French, Russian, Chinese, Italian

Tour Description

Learn to cook Cuban cuisine with a home cooking experience. Visit the local markets to learn about local foods and food culture, then share laughs and learning while you prepare a delicious and memorable feast with professional chefs.

From the meeting point, you’ll walk through the streets of the Vedado neighborhood to a farmer’s market where the guide and the chef will help you select the ingredients to prepare a traditional Cuban meal. En route you will learn about the dual economy, food production, and the ration system that was implemented during the revolution. The guide will also be able to point out important sites and give a bit of history about the area.

Upon your return to the casa, help the chef prepare traditional Cuban dishes based on your selected ingredients. The meal depends on what is available seasonally, but typical Cuban dishes include congri (beans and rice), tostones (fried plantains), yuca con mojo (yucca root with garlic sauce), and ajiaco (chicken and potato soup). Once the meal is prepared the best part is next: the feast! Enjoy an excellent home-cooked meal with a traditional Cuban dessert and cocktail, and conversation with your new friends in Cuba.

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    • Learn about the dual economy and its impact on food
    • Visit a local market to learn about common ingredients in Cuban food
    • Prepare some of Cuba’s most popular dishes like tostones and ropa vieja
    • Enjoy a delicious meal and conversation in a casa particular
    • Professional English-speaking guide
    • Local chef
    • Typical Cuban meal and drink
    • Printed recipes to take home

    Not Include

    • Gratuities

    Tour Details

    3 hrs
    Spanish, English, French, Russian, Chinese, Italian

    Important information

    Know before you go
    What to bring
    • Comfortable shoes
    Know before you go
    • Vegetarian and gluten free options are available
    • Special arrangements may be made for vegan customers
    • Wear comfortable walking shoes and bring sun protection, such as a hat or umbrella, for the walking portion of the tour

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