Ida’s Bahian cooking is richly flavored with coconut milk and dende (palm oil). She is a seafood lover and gets the freshest fish from the fishermen who bring the catch in right near her house. You might start with a sampler platter of raw local fruits and vegetables to introduce you to the flavors and then prepare galinha moqueada (seasoned, wood-roasted chicken served in a spicy broth, this dish can also be made vegetarian with tofu replacing the chicken), arumadinho (fresh fish wrapped in a banana leaves and roasted on the grill, served with salad, cassava, black eyed peas, fried bananas and fried green onions), ensopado de carneiro (goat stewed with a variety of spices and vegetables), moqueca (typical Brazilian fish stew flavored with palm oil), seafood ceviche, clams steamed in beer and broth or beiju (tapioca crepes stuffed with a variety of sweet and savory fillings). Join Ida to learn about Brazilian culture, local fruits and vegetables and prepare a delicious Bahian meal your taste-buds will thank you for!
You will join your host Ida in her large, open kitchen where she will teach you to make her version of seasonal Brazilian food. During your cooking experience you will learn to make 2-3 dishes. If the weather is good, you might cook on her brick churrasqueira (brick oven) in the backyard, situated next to the ocean! Ida is a private chef and runs a small café in the beach town of Arembepe. She loves Brazil’s incredible edible diversity and is always eager to share her deep knowledge about local ingredients that are even unknown to many Brazilians. Ida can also prepare excellent vegan food, so just ask if you have a special dietary request. This is an incredible opportunity to learn about the country's cuisine from a local professional and get a glimpse - and a taste - of authentic Brazil!
Hands-On Cooking Lesson with a Professional: Cook in a Local Home in Arembepe price starts from $71.80.
Hands-On Cooking Lesson with a Professional: Cook in a Local Home in Arembepe cancellation policy: If you cancel at least 3 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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On average, this experience will take approximately 4h.