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Market Tour and Provincial Filipino Cooking Class in the Countryside provided by Traveling Spoon

Market Tour and Provincial Filipino Cooking Class in the Countryside

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2 adults
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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
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Updated 07/03/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 07/03/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Enjoy a private market tour and authentic Filipino cooking class and home-cooked meal with your host Rex in his home. This is a perfect experience for anyone looking to connect with local culture over food. Rex grew up in the countryside south of Luzon in a family of farmers, local food artisans and passionate home cooks. Family recipes have been passed down from his grandparents to his parents and now to his generation. They have all worked in the fields and cook simple, fresh, local and seasonal meals. Rex and his family still use traditional cooking techniques and customs that they are proud of. Rex’s father is a cacao farmer and their home is surrounded by beautiful cacao trees. Rex and his family are excited to share their love for traditional Filipino provincial cooking in the countryside surrounded by nature.
Important Information
Departure Point
SM City San Pablo, National Highway, San Pablo City, 4000 Laguna, Philippines
Duration
4h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Home-cooked Provincial Filipino meal
  • Private market tour and cooking class with your host Rex
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Dinner
  • Gratuities
  • Lunch
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Additional Info
  • Service animals allowed
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Hammer13 wrote a review Mar 2020
Melbourne, Australia203 contributions97 helpful votes
This is a must do Just relax and enjoy the culture enjoy the food enjoy everything around you and soak in the atmosphere this is a must do on any trip to the Philippines I will come back here again and again and again it is just very relaxing and great fun
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Date of experience: January 2020
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By: Traveling Spoon
BCShel
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Great gift idea!
I was given a private virtual cooking class with Isi where I learned to make Adobo 3 ways. This was truly a highlig
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tylersY4577AX
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Very exciting
Very exciting Really nice to connect with the locals over a meal relax in their company have a nice food nice drink
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298keii
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Amazing authentic Philippine cuisine!
It was really amazing experience at her place to cook authentic Philippine dishes. She also taught me where I shoul
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Cleung527
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Authentic Filipino Cuisine
My bf and I enjoyed our cooking lesson with Oscar! He taught us how to make chicken & pork adobo and shrimp sinigan
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slarfke
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Great cooking class (amazing results!) and a very warm and genuine cultural exchange!
I had a truely great time at Isi's! We went through a bunch of recipes from scratch, using awesome ingredients and
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F9729NHmariev
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Cooking class with April - Just Perfect !
Today we had the chance to experience our best activity (and meal) of our trip ! April is a beautiful person and
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Navynp
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Cooking class with Isi a must!
This was a great find! We knew we wanted to take a cooking class. We found the traveling spoon and Isi on trip advi
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L2914CCvanessab
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Amazing experience
This experience with Isi far exceeded our expectations! We knew this is something we wanted to do while on vacation
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penylope_18
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Best Decision to spend time to Try!
Our family had a wonderful lunch prepared by Isi at their home in QC. Isi was warm, wonderful and knowledgeable on
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CourtneyMD
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Relax and learn in Manila
I was with Oscar for my tour. We had a nice outing to the seafood market, before cooking and relaxing in the beaut
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kyushuislandcooking
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Amazing Experience!
Isi is a wonderful cooking teacher and also gave me a lot of information about Filipino history and culture. We wa
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PrincessLoz123
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Fantastic experience!
Isi is an absolute delight: friendly, knowledgeable, experienced and passionate. This is a wonderful, relaxed way t
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morningcup13
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Wonderful food experience in a wonderful home, with an awesome host
We booked a cooking experience at Greg's home for friends who were in town. For them, it was perfect because it rep
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Alfonso S
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Awesome experience
Thank you Isi for showing us the filipino kitchen and for the amazing dinner. We will definitely visit again.
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haidees2014
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Cooking with Isi’s friends
I had the most amazing, fun time and left absolutely stuffed full of delicious, vegetarian food. Thanks for accommo
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Key Details
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Languages Offered: English
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