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Peruvian Cooking Experience

Av San Martin 116 | Vallecito, Arequipa 0001, Peru
+51 54 213177
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Perfect experience

We enjoyed cooking the sea menu. We liked that everybody cooks the menu. The guide speaks perfect... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
via mobile
Great cooking experience

The food was great and so was Lady, our teacher. We did the traditional menu and it tasted amazing... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ida Marie B
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"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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“lomo saltado” (26 reviews)
“ceviche” (34 reviews)
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Av San Martin 116 | Vallecito, Arequipa 0001, Peru
+51 54 213177
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed cooking the sea menu. We liked that everybody cooks the menu. The guide speaks perfect English and gave good advice and was able to answer all questions. The atmosphere of the outdoor-kitchen is amazing. Not only cooking was a pleasure, eating this excellent...More

Thank Itchy-Feet_AundM
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was great and so was Lady, our teacher. We did the traditional menu and it tasted amazing, and was inspirational for our everyday cooking.

Thank Ida Marie B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great experience learning to prepare and cook various peruvian dishes and dessert! The chef was really mellow and went with the classes pace. Beautiful area to enjoy your own creations as well! Would recommend to anyone interested in eating or cooking.

Thank jasminejen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Peruvian Cooking Experience was fantastic. The outdoor kitchen and garden are lovely and the recipes we learned (ceviche, pescado macho, and quinoa flan) were very fun, easy, and delicious. I highly recommend this class!

Thank adube2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Peru has one of the best cuisines in the world and in Arequipa, one of the culinary centers of the country, you can learn to make some of the most famous dishes yourself. Alejandra, our jefa de cocina, taught us how to make causa, lomo...More

Thank Thomas v
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our instructor Lady was so kind and funny and the food was very good! Not sure if we will be able to accomplish it by ourselves at home but the recipes she sent us afterwards we're very detailed so we're going to give it a...More

Thank Candice I
Reviewed June 16, 2017

Peru (and especially Arequipa) is a foodie heaven so when I was in Arequipa I just had to do a cooking class. The class by Peruvian Cooking Experience was well taught, clear and in the right pace. It was also nice to be cooking (partly)...More

Thank woutervd2017
Reviewed June 16, 2017

I have taken two classes at the Peruvian Cooking Experience: the traditional menu and the Andean menu. I would love to take the seafood class as well, but I'm allergic to lemon, so I can't eat ceviche!!! I had a great time in both experiences...More

Thank Tara H
Reviewed June 15, 2017 via mobile

We tried all they had to offer: market tour, cooking class and pisco class. It was all so much fun and informative. We met wonderful people and learned so many things about the Peruvian cruisine. I highly recommend it to any foodie!

Thank Fie B
Reviewed June 12, 2017

Our group of four were joined by six others from New Zealand, Switzerland, and France for a convivial and interesting evening preparing two Peruvian dishes and sharing our work together. Our chef Monika was thorough, informed, fun, and very helpful as we prepared the ingredients...More

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Response from Francisco M | Reviewed this property |
My wife and I spent about three weeks in Casa de Avila. She was talking Spanish classes in the grassy lawn and I was just hanging around and observed that the classes were everyday, with groups ranging between 4 to 12... More