- 3 to 4 hours (Approx.)
- Mobile ticket
Fort Kochi, in Kerala is known for its rich and unique culture. Tourists come from all over to experience and learn more about the local way of living. There are many must-visit tourist attractions like the churches, palaces, Chinese fishing nets and much more. The local cuisine is a must have when in Kochi. The best way to enjoy the cuisine whilst learning more about Kochi is to dine with a Local.
Meet Joseph, a local born and brought up in Fort Kochi. His family has been into the tourism business for around 25 years. He was a consultant for leading travel companies in India and abroad. Join him for a brief cooking class where you will learn more about the Kerala cuisine and which will be followed by a scrumptious meal experience.
The entire experience can last for about 2-4 hours.
- 4-course lunch/dinner
- Cooking demonstration
- Non-alcoholic beverages
- Hotel pick up and drop off
Meet at the host's home on Amaravathy, Fort Kochi. The exact address along with Google maps link will be shared upon confirmation.
Meet Joseph at his home in Amaravathy fort. He will greet you with a refreshing glass of Tender Coconut shake. Once you’re comfortable you can head to the kitchen where you will learn to make few of the dishes from the Kerala cuisine. Learn how to marinate fish using local spices after which you can fry them. You will also learn how to make Thoran with locally grown vegetables and fresh grated coconut. After the cooking class you can head to the dining area to enjoy a scrumptious meal.
Some of the dishes that you will get to enjoy will be Vegetable stew (A dish packed with flavours from fresh local vegetables cooked in coconut milk and curry leaves) and Thoran (A traditional delicacy of Kerala made with seasonal vegetable and grated coconut) for the vegetarians. The non-vegetarians will have dishes like Fish Fry (Fish (as per catch of the day) marinated in spices and fried to give you a crunchy and tasty coating and flesh that just falls apart) and Fish mole (Mole which means stew in Malayalam is a coconut milk based mildly spiced stew made with fresh fish (as per catch of the day)). These will be served with Appam (Rice based pancakes) and Sambar (A lentil-based curry made with seasonal vegetables and homemade sambar powder). For dessert, Joseph will serve you with Payasam which is a sweet pudding made with lentils and coconut milk.
Please note: This is an unique opportunity to interact with a local and learn some tips and tricks of Indian cooking and enjoy a lovely home-cooked meal over great conversions.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
- Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.