Culinary immersion: market visit and cooking demonstration walk

Put your chef hat on and be part of a cooking class in Sri Lanka. Learn authentic recipes from a local chef on a hands-on experience that will put your cooking skills to the test. Shop for the ingredients yourself from the local market and cook within a peaceful, paddy-field setting. Savour the fruits of your labour in an airy hut.

  • A bicycle or three-wheeler trip to the local market for ingredients
  • Learn about the diverse array of vegetables and leaves that feature in Sri Lankan cuisine and their different health properties
  • A hands-on training in cooking Sri Lankan dishes
  • An experience of the Sri Lankan village life

Embrace your inner chef on this half-day excursion that involves shopping at bustling markets for fresh ingredients, cooking up a storm with a local chef and then dining on your very own cuisine. Learn about the vast array of vegetables and leaves that feature in Sri Lankan cuisine and their different health properties.

Shop for your own ingredients at the local vegetable stall. Enjoy a leisurely ride past swathes of rice paddy fields on the way.

Proceed to your village ride after shopping. Zip past the along with a bund and through tea plantations until you reach your venue, a traditionally built, palm-thatched mud hut with open-sides. This is where you will embark on the culinary adventure with the help of your host. Help prepare

your chosen vegetables. Learn how to cut them, cook them and which spices to add in order to achieve classic Sri Lankan flavours.

And finally relax in the airy interiors of the hut and enjoy the meal you have produced. Take back home memories to taste for a lifetime!

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