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Peruvian Cooking Experience

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Address: Av San Martin 116 | Vallecito, Arequipa 0001, Peru
Phone Number:
+51 54 213177
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11:00 - 14:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 14:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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"On hands" activity where, together with local cooks, you prepare...

"On hands" activity where, together with local cooks, you prepare typical peruvian food while chatting and learning about this wonderful city.Two optional additions to book, the Market Tour and the Pisco Lecture (learn to make Pisco Sour)The activity is held in Casa de Avila Hotel and you get a discount if you are a guest. Price includes: all equipment and supplies needed plus the food prepared (beginner and main course), desser, soft drinks and water. You have wine and bear as extras if required. A great cultural souvenir you can take from this friendly and beautiful city. Great location.

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Peruvian Cooking Experience in Arequipa
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FUN and DELISH

I had to drag my husband to this cooking class and by the middle of the first appetizer, he was having so much fun. As was I. Stress free, fun, good humor, and delish food. what... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jenny M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had to drag my husband to this cooking class and by the middle of the first appetizer, he was having so much fun. As was I. Stress free, fun, good humor, and delish food. what more could you ask for. We learned traditional peruvian cuisine and are excited to get home to share with our friends and family.

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Tweed Heads, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Firstly we took a food tasting tour of the local markets, which was an amazing experience. Then we donned our aprons and chef hats and started having fun in the kitchen. We were in a group of 8 but everyone received individual attention.

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Thank coasttraveller2015
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Reviewed 19 April 2017

The star is great, the food taste great and is easy to cook. If you like cooking, this is a must. You cook on the outside, so sunny days will be better. If it rains, you will not get wet, but it will not be as beautiful,

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Thank Mauricio M
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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Very nice experience! We cooked lomo saltado, causa rellena and a cake ..! I kindly suggest this experience!

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London, Canada
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Reviewed 4 April 2017

Our cooking class was great! The chef and her assistant were excellent in explaining the dishes and helping us along the way. We really enjoyed our food! Thank you Michelle and Jush

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Thank Michelle D
Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 2 April 2017

Great! We were participating the ANDEAN MENU class, our instructor is good. Would love to recommend to our people, it is a taste of the Peruvian cuisine.

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Thank DhandGl
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

We did the cooking course on a small group of 3 people. We cooked causa rellena and lomo saltado. The food was good, but the preparation was really simple. The dessert was already prepared, so we didn't do anything at all. They promised to send us the recipes by email, but they never did. I requested them once, but never... More 

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Thank Pablo F
Tati V, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Peruvian Cooking Experience, responded to this review

We appreciate your comments, our recipes and process are easy because you can live this experience in your country, it's Should be an experience, a cultural souvenir. Something you will repeat back home. Could you please let us know your email address. Thank you More 

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Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

The class was very well presented and easy to follow. The food was amazing and although the price of the class is quite expensive, this also counts as your dinner so all works out in the end. Really good fun and something you will take home and try. Definitely give it a go!

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Thank Sebastian S
Berlin, Germany
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Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

We ended up having a private cooking course as we were there in low season. Chose the traditional menu with lomo saltado. Picked up some great ideas and really enjoyed cooking. It would have been nice to have been given a bit more background info about the dishes (history, culture...) But saying that the chef did answer any questions we... More 

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Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

We cooked the seafood menu in the course. So we cooked the starter and a main and got a dessert afterwards, what we did not cook by ourselves. The food was good, but in my opinion is was expensive for 70Sol per person. The course was 2 hours, the food good, but for the price I expected more than what... More 

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Armando E, Gerente at Peruvian Cooking Experience, responded to this review

Sorry about not having the right price for you. Our price covers settings, supplies, support staff, the cook and some earning for the company. We keep small groups in order to have everybody participating. It's a cultural experience, not a night in a backpackers place. And we strongly support sustainable tourism. Twenty dollars is a fair price. Of course, your... More 

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