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Private Lima: Home-Cooked tour

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Peruvian cuisine incorporates ingredients from the surrounding land and sea, using recipes handed down through the generations. On this Lima cooking class, delve into the world of Andean cookery and enjoy an immersive experience away from the tourist trail. Browse fresh ingredients in the bustling food markets with your guide, and prepare delicious dishes the traditional way with your hosts in a local family home.
  • Go beyond tourist highlights and cook Peruvian dishes in a family home
  • Visit a food market with your guide to see local, fresh ingredients
  • Learn to prepare a pisco sour cocktail and enjoy your food with your hosts
  • Includes public bus travel from Miraflores to Chorrillos
What to Expect
Make your way to the Miraflores neighborhood in the afternoon, and meet your guide to begin your Peruvian cooking experience. First, head to a local food market and rub shoulders with locals as you browse fresh produce. As you explore with your guide, gain insight into the fruits, spices, and vegetables important to traditional Andean cuisine and make any purchases you wish (own expense). Next, hop aboard a public bus and head to a local home in the nearby Chorrillos neighborhood for your cooking class where you meet your hosts. Under careful guidance from your host, chop, slice, and dice fresh, local ingredients and prepare a traditional ceviche. Discover recipes handed down through the generations. Shake up a traditional pisco sour cocktail and enjoy your food among your fellow chefs. Your Lima cooking class experience ends at your host’s home in Chorrillos.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Cl. Lima 345, Miraflores 15074, Peru
Departure Time
3:30 PM
Return Details
Lima, Peru
  • Professional guide
  • Cooking class
  • One Causa limeña
  • One Ceviche
  • One Maracuya drink & one pisco sour cocktail
  • Lcal transportation from Miraflores to Chorrillos
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • NOTE: Due to Peruvian tax regulations, you must bring your original passport and Andean immigration card along with you on the tour. If you do not have these, you will be charged a tax of USD 15.
  • This is a child-friendly tour. Children between the ages of 6 and 11 inclusively are permitted on this tour at the rate as same as adults. Children under the age of 6 are permitted to join this tour free of charge. Please inform us at the time of booking if you’ll be bringing a child under the age of 6.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can 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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I had an incredible evening with my hostess Mechita. She is a wonderful cook and she explains every step and makes it happen. The ceviche was incredibly delicious and I'm looking forward to cooking the dishes at home for my friends. A big thank you also goes to the wonderful
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I had an absolute woderful time learning to prepare authentic ceviche, tapas, and pisco sour with Paula and Mechita. Paula is a great host and guide, and a fountain of knowledge on local cuisine. The trip to the market was a nice way to kick off the afternoon and get to know the
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I thoroughly enjoyed the cooking class with Paula and her mom. They welcomed me to their home and shared the family recipes with me (which has been with the family for 4 generations). I loved the ceviche and pisco spur the most! They are very friendly and created a very
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Response from UALIMCUS, Gerente at Private Lima: Home-Cooked tour
Responded 3 Apr 2019
Dear Passenger, Thank you for your comments, we are so happy that you had a real experience with Paula and her Mom Mechita. They not just tecah to prepare amazing food also are the best family ever. Kind Regards,
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I did the Lima home cooked tour, with Paula and her mum Mechita, and I LOVED IT! Paula took us to a local market and taught us about a lot of ingredients, then we had amazing ice-cream, and then we went to her mum's house. The cooking class was so interesting, with lot of
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Paula and her mother, Mechita, hosted us at their home and showed us how to make two family and national favorite dishes, as well as make the delicious pisco sour. Paula toured us through a neighborhood market, took us on the public bus system, and did a wonderful job explaining
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Response from UALIMCUS, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Private Lima: Home-Cooked tour
Responded 3 Jan 2019
Dear Laurie, Thank you so much for your comments. Mechita is one of our stars!! thank for you for share your experience in this platform. Hope to see you again and your beautifull family in Urban Adventures. Kind Regards,
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