Experience the special flavor of Salvador!Today is the day dedicated to enjoy and participated in a special cooking experience with a family of the black community of the city.
What to Expect
The city of São Salvador da Bahia emanates the heritage left by African, Portuguese and indigenous legacies. It is such spectacular array of aromas and flavors that you are invited to prepare, enjoy and taste: the delicious delicacies that Bahian cuisine has to offer. This itinerary has been carefully crafted to provide the best flavors for your palate. You will attend a cooking class, according to traditions and religious customs. Besides preparing this dish, you can have informal conversations with the family that will welcome you.
You start this flavorsome visit at a seafood market, where you will learn about the best type of fish to use for various types of recipe, before starting the preparation of the famous fish stew (moqueca), a typical Afro-Brazilian local dish. Next, you will visit another food market, in order to acquire the vegetables to be added to the fish stew and the tropical fruit that you will use to prepare a special drink, the famous Caipirinha. On hands of expert, you will learn how to prepare these delicacies, guided by your host family, so you can learn how to prepare this dish according to the Afro-Brazilian tradition.
Hence, you will proceed to a popular neighborhood, to the residence of an Afro-Brazilian family and savor the flavors of the African Diaspora, or as the ancestors would say it, the ajeum (eating is sacred).
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Transport by air-conditioned coach
- Entrance fees
- Professional guide
What's Not Included
- Gratuities (optional)
Know Before You Go
• Confirmation will be received at time of booking
• Dress code is smart casual