Dive into Ghana's culinary world on this tasty exploration of Kumasi. With a local guide you’ll uncover the secrets of buying produce at the markets, learn about the origins of various spices, and master the art of cooking West African favorites.
What to Expect
Get acquainted with the unique flavors and ingredients of West African cuisine on this Kumasi culinary adventure!
Your 4-hour activity begins when you set off on a market visit with an informative local guide. Markets play an integral part in modern African life.
Take time to wander the market aisles and discover what's on offer. While at the market, learn a little about bartering and the various uses of spices and other key ingredients.
After the market visit, you’ll meet up with an experienced local home cook, who will teach you how to prepare a traditional Ghanaian feast. A number of tribes in the country influence the cuisine of Ghana.
Learn how to cook wakye, one of the staples of Ghanaian food. This simple yet filling meal of beans and rice flavored with spices is considered a local delicacy and is a hit with vegetarians.
Also on the menu is koose, a snack made from fried beans that’s a street food favorite of locals and travelers alike.
You’ll have a chance to taste your culinary creations before being dropped back at a central point in Kumasi, with a full stomach and a range of new cooking skills ready to use back at home.
- Market visits
- Participation in traditional meal and snack preparation
- Chef fees
- Shared public taxi
- English-speaking guide
What's Not Included
- Items of a personal nature
- Gratuity (optional)
Know Before You Go
Children must be between 6 and 12 years old to join this tour. Those 12 years and older are considered adults.
You will be in a small group, with a maximum of 12 people.