Experience the exotic flavors of Salvador at a cooking class with a family from the city's black community, and learn about the origins of Bahian cuisine. Visit a seafood market to select produce to prepare a traditional Afro-Brazilian dish for lunch.
What to Expect
Experience the exotic flavors and aromas of Salvador (São Salvador da Bahia), and learn about the African, Portuguese and indigenous legacies of its cuisine. Meet a family from the black community and learn how to prepare and cook some Afro-Brazilian food.
Follow an itinerary carefully crafted to provide the best flavors for your palate at a cooking class run in accordance with traditions and religious customs. Chat with the family as you prepare your own lunch!
Start with a visit to a seafood market, and learn about the best fish to use for different types of recipe. Prepare to cook a fish stew known as "moqueca" (a typical Afro-Brazilian local dish). Pick up some vegetables at another food market, along with some tropical fruit that you will use to make a caipirinha (Brazil's national cocktail).
Next, prepare the delicacies in a popular neighborhood, guided by your host family. Discover how to prepare the dishes according to Afro-Brazilian traditions, and savor the flavors of the African Diaspora. As their ancestors would say: "ajeum" ("eating is sacred").
- Hotel pick-up and drop off
- Transportation by air-conditioned coach
- Entrance fees
What's Not Included
- Gratuities (optional)
Know Before You Go
• Confirmation will be received at time of booking
• The dress code for this activity is smart casual