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Cooking Classes in Cusco

Peru recipes are an important part of a trip to Peru. Complete your travels in Peru with these cooking classes or culinary workshop in Cusco. We also offer tastings of traditional Peru dishes and drinks! In the cooking workshops in Cusco, you will not only learn about the preparation of typical Peru dishes and drinks, but also about the history of the famous Peruvian cuisine.

Experience the great diversity of Peru through its tastes: discover the extraordinary ingredients of the different Peruvian regions, from the sunny coast, the Andean mountains and the exotic Amazon.

Experience the flavors of Peru recipes in these culinary tours: a 100% gastronomic immersion. Fun and dynamic classes in which everyone can participate, regardless of previous cooking knowledge or experiences. Prepare your palate for a true culinary exploration of Peru!

 

1. First Stage (approx. 1 hour):

Go with a specialist to the nearby San Pedro market to buy the ingredients you need for cooking.

 

2. Second Stage (approx. 1 hour and 30 minutes):

Take the ingredients you got at the market back to the kitchen and cook them into an authentic Peruvian meal.

 

 3. Third Stage (On your own time):

Enjoy the product of you work in a restaurant-like setting!

 

Choose one menu from the Regular, Extra, and Vegetarian options:

  • The class takes about 3 and a half hours.
  • The class is in English or Spanish
  • Includes chef guidance, a tour of the market, and everything you need for the meals.
  • Beverage options (Choose one): the Peruvian national cocktail, pisco sour, or the non-alcoholic national drink, chicha morrada.
  • Wine and beer are also available for purchase.

Note All participant make same menu in a lesson, class.

 

Cooking Class Menu

 

Appetizers

Tiradito de trucha. Trout in sashimi cuts served in 3 ways: Nikkei sauce (Japanese-Peruvian style), Classic Mochica (the ancestral form in tumbo juice), Mashua mash with sautéed mushrooms.

Mashua purée with chinese-peruvian style sauté mushrooms. Mashuas native to the central Andes of Peru and Bolivia, with a mild sweet flavor and tender texture, served with sautéed mushrooms (Lomo Saltado style)

Potatoes and moraya baked cake in tarwi and yellow chili sauce. Baked potato pie and moraya (dehydrated potato) served over a sauce of yellow pepper and tarwi.

 

Main Plate 

Quinoa tamales. Tamales made with a mixture of 3 types of quinoa, Peruvian yellow pepper, aji panka, cooked in corn leaves.

Mushroom Quinotto. A variation of the classic Peruvian-style risotto, using local mushrooms

 

Dessert

Local fruits dessert. Small desserts where we can taste some of the most representative local fruits such as; Granadilla, lucuma, aguaymanto and cherimoya.

 

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