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Costa Rican Cooking Class
Interactive dinner with a local Arenal family
Costa Rica Cooking Class and Dinner with a local family on their farm
There is something very special about having an authentic experience while traveling abroad. Cultures identify themselves through their cuisine and Costa Ricans are no different. Often you'll hear that Costa Rican meals are all about the "rice and beans..." But don't underestimate the intricacies of Costa Rican cooking. We invite you to have a meal on a delightful local farm and enjoy what may be your favorite meal in Costa Rica.
This local farm has opened its doors to interact with visitors - you'll learn about Costa Rica food and local agricultural products such as yucca, tiquisque, mamón chino, sugar cane and other interesting local foods.
We'll pick you up from your hotel and drive about 20 minutes to one of the small rural communities near La Fortuna. Upon arrival to the Costa Rican farm, you'll likely visit the farm's garden and farm animals. You'll get an understanding of what it takes to get the food from the farm to the table! You will then get ready to learn how to cook up some Tico-style tortilas and "guisados" for a delicious sit-down meal.
After dinner, relax with a cup of coffee, share some recipes and head back to your hotel to dream about the scrumptious food you'll probably want to recreate back home! Be sure to check out our Costa Rica Recipes on our Costa Rica Travel Guide section of our website.
Basic cooking class; delicious home-cooked meal; transportation; memories to last a lifetime!
WHAT TO BRING
and a big appetite!
Pick-up time: 5pm -- We'll pick you up at your hotel and drive about 20 minutes toward the small town of Chachagua and head up the bumpy road to the farmsetad. Please let us know if you have any dietary restrictions. This is one of the favorite things to do for families in Costa Rica.
NOTE: We have an extra transport charge for hotels outside of our normal pick-up ZONE 1: 1-22 pax: No extra charge ZONE 2: Lost Iguana, Observatory Lodge, Arenal Lodge & The Springs Resort: $20 per trip or $40 roundtrip. ZONE 3: Rancho Margot, Linda Vista, Arenal Vista: $25; $50 rndtrp ZONE 4: Leaves & Lizards, V. Hermosa, Tilajari: $35/trip; $70 rndtrp
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We have already booked a cooking class tour for June 6. My husband is allergic to pineapple (he can just leave it out, walnuts and raw peanuts) again, he is not anacephlaic but can't eat these. He can just leave out if these items are used.
Susan Sitler - May 17, 2018 at 5:09 PM
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