1. Brazil
  2. State of Bahia
  3. Salvador, Brazil

Salvador: Baiana Cooking Class with Market Visit & Lunch

Product ID: 56289
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Experience the exotic flavors of Salvador at a cooking class with a family from the city's community, and learn about the origins of Bahian cuisine. Visit a seafood market to select produce to prepare a traditional Afro-Brazilian dish for lunch.
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Duration: 6 hours
Starting time 8:00 AM
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Pick-up from the lobby of your hotel in Salvador.

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  • Select produce to cook at the local markets of Salvador
  • Learn how to prepare a meal according to Afro-Brazilian traditions with a local family
  • Prepare a fish stew and Brazil's national cocktail
  • Enjoy the intimacy of a small group of maximum 6 people
Full description
Experience the exotic flavors and aromas of Salvador (São Salvador da Bahia), and learn about the African, Portuguese and indigenous legacies of its cuisine. Meet a family from the community and learn how to prepare and cook some Afro-Brazilian food.

Follow an itinerary carefully crafted to provide the best flavors for your palate at a cooking class run in accordance with traditions and religious customs. Chat with the family as you prepare your own lunch! 

Start with a visit to a seafood market, and learn about the best fish to use for different types of recipe. Prepare to cook a fish stew known as "moqueca" (a typical Afro-Brazilian local dish). Pick up some vegetables at another food market, along with some tropical fruit that you will use to make a caipirinha (Brazil's national cocktail).

Next, prepare the delicacies in a popular neighborhood, guided by your host family. Discover how to prepare the dishes according to Afro-Brazilian traditions, and savor the flavors of the African Diaspora. As their ancestors would say: "ajeum" ("eating is sacred").
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Transportation by air-conditioned coach
  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch
  • Guide
What’s Not Included
  • Drinks

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• Confirmation will be received at time of booking
• The dress code for this activity is smart casual

From US$ 77.95 per person

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Product ID: 56289