5. Lima: Peruvian Cooking Class, Market Tour & Exotic Fruits
This is a cooking class where you will learn to prepare the most important dishes of Peruvian cuisine, and about peruvian products in a local market. Get ready to enjoy, taste and be happy together with the chefs and the team, they will make your day unforgettable.
This class is for people who love traditional food and want to make it at home! You'll love the relaxed atmosphere without boring demonstrations, because the chefs believe in the hands-on approach.
To cook, use ceramic pots, the same as the ancestors did. This way keeps all the flavor natural. Choose from the following 4 great options featuring a variety of tasty dishes:
Option 1, Fish:
Main Course: "Pescado a la Chorrillana" , Fried onions, tomatoes, chili pepper and bay leaf, fish broth, and a Fish fillet cooked in low heat.
Starter "Ceviche" the most popular dish among Peruvians. It is small size pieces of raw fish marinated in fresh aromatic lime juice tender onions, boiled sweet potatoes mixed with optional Andean hot chilis.
Option 2, Chicken:
Main Course: "Aji de Pollo" in English chili chicken (not spicy), consists of thin strips of chicken served with a creamy yellow and spicy sauce, made with ají amarillo (non spicy yellow chilis), cheese, milk, and crunchy bread.
Starter: "Causa Limeña" Mashed organic yellow potatoes seasoned with lime and aji (hot pepper), and filled with fresh seasonal local veggies (it's a mild dish)
Option 3, Meat:
Main Course: "Lomo saltado", Beef tenderloin slices, sautéed with onions, tomatoes, aji (hot peppers but not spicy), and more spices. It is served with French fries and rice.
Starter: "Papa Rellena" Little balls made of mashed potatoes filled with either meat or vegetables or quinoa. They're fried and served with "salsa criolla "
Option 4, Vegetarian:
Main Course: "Pimento Relleno", a stuffed capsicum, filled with fresh organic vegetables, quinoa and aromatic herbs from the north of the country.
Starter: "Solterito" in English "Single men" with green peas, faba beans, Quinua! and olive oil.