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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rio de Janeiro: Brazilian Cooking Class with 7 Recipes

1. Rio de Janeiro: Brazilian Cooking Class with 7 Recipes

Learn to make the delicious Brazilian food you love yourself, from simple recipes using ingredients found worldwide with this fun, hands-on cooking class in Copacabana. Choose from 2 mouth-watering menus (vegetarian menu available as well), and make your own delicious Brazilian meals and traditional cocktails. Choose the Bahian Seafood Moqueca menu to learn how to make Moqueca, a seafood coconut stew, and cassava sticks, or Aipim Frito. You'll wash these dishes down with 2 different Brazilian cocktails: the famous Caipirinha, made with limes, and Batida de Coco, a coconut cocktail. Feijoada, a black bean and meat stew, is the main dish of your 2nd menu choice. You'll also learn to make Aipim Frito, or cassava sticks, as well as the Brazilian Caipirinha cocktail made with limes, and Batida de Coco, a coconut cocktail. Once you've mixed your cocktails and cooked your first traditional Brazilian meal, enjoy eating what you've made with your cooking class.

Rio de Janeiro 1-Hour Samba Lesson - Ipanema/ Copacabana

2. Rio de Janeiro 1-Hour Samba Lesson - Ipanema/ Copacabana

Want to Samba but have no dance experience? Learn basic Samba moves that you can use in all types of dance in a 1-hour dance crash course! This Samba lesson in Rio is a fun and entertaining time, and lets you experience the true culture of Rio. You will have an amazing and fun class of Samba no pé (solo Samba) and you will learn how Brazilians shake their hips at the carnival. The Samba Lesson is lots of fun and you'll find yourself dancing away after the first class. The teacher will explain how this type of dance fits into Brazil’s cultural history as well as Rio’s current nightlife. Enjoy a 60-minute dance crash course, and you'll be sure to feel the energy of Samba. After that, you'll be able to go out and practice your new moves in the city's bustling dance clubs.

Rio de Janeiro: Samba Class and Samba Night Tour

3. Rio de Janeiro: Samba Class and Samba Night Tour

Do you feel nervous or unsure about heading out to dance in a new city? Let a Samba dance instructor get you started off on the right foot in Rio de Janeiro, and take a 1-hour Samba lesson at a professional studio in Ipanema. Your instructor will show you some of the key steps of Brazil's favorite dance during a class to get you warmed up. Then go for a night out in a typical Brazilian nightclub and practice the new moves and steps you learned just hours earlier. A lesson followed by night out is a great way to combine new technical skills, such as basic and intermediate steps, with the real dance club atmosphere. Get to know Rio's famous nightlife and meet some locals as you build confidence in your dancing and have a great night out!

Rio de Janeiro: Brazilian Cooking Class

4. Rio de Janeiro: Brazilian Cooking Class

Learn 7 of Brazil's favorite recipes in a 4-hour cooking class. Located in the Copacabana region, the cooking studio offers visitors an insight into the techniques, ingredients and flavors of Brazilian cuisine in the company of an experienced native chef. Learn how to make a traditional recipe and after the meal is prepared, sit down with the instructor to toast your efforts and taste the fruits of your labor accompanied by coconut drinks and caipirinhas.! The ingredients used can be found all over the world, so you'll be able to make these dishes at home as well! Whether you're a cooking enthusiast or a novice, this cooking class promises to be a fun, entertaining experience you’ll never forget. On Mondays, Weds and Fridays is the Moqueca seafood dish and on Saturdays is the black bean Feijoada. Each dish is accompanied by Cassava sticks and two alcoholic drinks. With a max of 7 participants per class, you'll be sure to have a more personalized experience led by the instructor guiding you through the cooking process and answer any questions you may have. After you've prepared and cooked, you'll dine on your sumptuous Brazilian meal. A practical class where you will see how good it is to fulfill some Brazilian recipes! 5 courses + 2 drinks. Meet your instructor to start your cooking adventure. No experience is required, and you're sure to learn something new about Brazilian cuisine and culture, whether you're a novice or an experienced chef. Sample Menu 1. Fried hallal cheese with spicy guava jam 2. Clambered Fried sausage slivers 3. Lime Caipirinha 4. Batida de coco drink 5. Pork and beans Feijoada or Seafood Moqueca (Either one depending on the day) 6. Banana farofa with flavored rice 7. Surprise dessert, This will vary according to the exotic fruits available or the sweets our chef produces in her farm, like brigadeiro or doce de leite

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What people are saying about Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 25 reviews

Amazing experience that I would highly recommend to everyone visiting Brazil in order to get a flavor of the local cuisine. Simone is a great instructor, who made our experience even more enjoyable!

Awesome experience. Bruno is very knowledgeable and patient. You will actually walk away of this class with something that you can use at future parties...especially samba haha. Highly recommend!!

Bruno taught us for basic steps, it was a lot of fun without any pressure. afterwards you go to a club with live music where you can drink and dance. we had a lot of fun.

Really good experience, you'll learn loads and have a good time. Simone is a great teacher, would definitely recommend!

Instructor Bruno was fantastic! Very upbeat, funny and encouraging to all levels.