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Private Philipkutty's Farm Culinary Tour including Lunch and Cooking Demo

Learn to cook Keralite food from local women on a working farm that follows organic and sustainable farming methods. You’ll learn all about the distinct cuisine while making it, and can enjoy eating your efforts afterwards. Receive a recipe booklet to take home, plus enjoy a boat ride out to the farm. A great experience for enthusiastic cooks and food lovers.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Learn about the Flavors of Kerala with a Market Tour Cooking Lesson and Traditional Feast in a Local Home

 Kerala has a rich culinary tradition all its own, and with this intimate cooking class you'll get to learn how to cook some of the region's best dishes, all in the home of a local. During this food-focused experience, you'll get to shop for ingredients ina local market, prepare a traditional Syrian Christian "Sadhya" meal usually reserved for banquets, and then feast on your creation!
  • Duration: 5 hours
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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Authentic Indian Meal in a Heritage Home in Fort Kochi

Immerse yourself in Indian culture with this cooking class in Fort Kochi, a fishing village that has been Influenced by the Dutch, Portuguese, British, and Chinese travelers and traders. Learn about its history and culture, as well as some authentic Indian dishes, including appams, a Kerala-style pancake made from rice flour, from a home cook.
  • Duration: 2 to 4 hrs
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  • Duration: 2 to 4 hrs
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Market Visit, Home Cooking and Dining Experience with a local in Fort Kochi

Learn how to whip up the perfect Keralan meal during this market-to-plate culinary tour in Fort Kochi. Shop for traditional spices and pick out fresh vegetables, getting a peek at the city’s iconic Chinese fishing nets. Then get a chance to prepare a home-cooked, four-course meal with your host family, which you’ll sit down to enjoy together.
  • Duration: 4 to 5 hrs
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  • Duration: 4 to 5 hrs
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Cooking Classes in Wayanad

Duration of the Cooking Class : 5 hours Location : Near Sulthan Bathery Area Activity Brief : Guests are taught how to cook different varieties of South Indian Dishes. Speciality : You be a part of the cooking team, enjoy a chat with the hosts about the local culture, cuisine etc and end the class with a sumptuous lunch/dinner based on the time of the class. Vehicle : Guests can be picked up from Hotel/Resorts in Sulthan Bathery area. Additional : You could also have a coffee/spice plantation tour in the plantation owned by your hosts.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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USD65.00
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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Scrumptious snacky dinner of Kerala's traditional best

Make your time in Kerala special with the best of its traditional snacks, choose from 100 varieties of dosas & a taste of toddy for dinner in this 3-hour food trail! The trail starts with delicious veg fritters, soft fried sweets & spicy chicken snacks. Choose the best from 100 varieties of dosas & wind up with the special taste of toddy. Join the crowds around the vendor's carts and watch them create art out of food.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Discover the flavours and intricacies of Kerala food for lunch

A scrumptious lunch trail through Kochi, guiding you through the best of Kerala's snacks, biryanis or a full-fledged seafood meal in this 3-hour food trail. Marvel at & taste some of the best Kerala snacks, that can even be called works of art. Choose between the famous Malabar biryani or a full-fledged Kerala meal with seafood. Be guided into a secret eatery for a special combination dish of unimaginable flavours.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Private Cooking Demonstration for Your Group in a Kochi Home

This is the perfect culinary experience for a group of friends of family members traveling together. Enjoy a private cooking demonstration and meal in the home of a local Kochi restauranteur and expert homecook. Your hosts will introduce you to the flavors of Kerala and demonstrate how to prepare several dishes. Then enjoy a private meal in their home, which is conveniently located near the airport. 
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Cooking experience in Kochi, a half day tour

Cooking experience in Kochi is a half day tour where you will visit a family in their home in Kochi to learn and experience authentic Kerala style cooking. The lady of the house will explain to you about the Kerala cuisine and its unique ingredients. This will be followed by a cooking demonstration session. Guests will be encouraged to participate in the cooking process as well as guided by our cook.This is an all-inclusive trip where we take care of transport,  lunch, and the cooking session.
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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USD75.00
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  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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'You Buy, We Cook' - A Unique Culinary Experience in Fort Kochi

Since the pre-colonial times, Fort Kochi has been a fishing village. Chinese travellers and traders introduced their culture in Fort Kochi through the Chinese fishing nets and even now the fishermen use the Chinese fishing nets as a part of their everyday fishing activities. There is a lot to explore in Fort Kochi and this is best done with a local!Here is your chance to interact with Joseph, a local born and brought up in Fort Kochi who knows the culture around the area. He loves hosting travellers to give them real 'local' insights to his native place. Join Joseph on a unique culinary activity, where he will guide you to the local market, where you can buy whatever you would like to cook and eat with him and his family. You can choose which Fish/Vegetable you want to enjoy and he will give you options of cooking in whichever way you may want to have it, be it fried, sauteed, or gravy.The whole experience can last for about 2-4 hours.
  • Duration: 3 to 4 hrs
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  • Duration: 3 to 4 hrs
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Authentic Kerala Experience with Locals in Fort Kochi

Kerala also known as God’s own country is the favourite holiday destination for locals and travellers. The beaches, lakes, palaces, waterfalls and the delicious food is a huge attraction for people visiting Kerala. To experience the true essence of the place, we highly recommend interacting with a local over some amazing homemade food! Your host Linda has lived the majority of her life in Fort Kochi and can give you some insider tips to things to do in Kochi and around. She loves cooking and hosting people at home. You can join her for a fun and interactive cooking session followed by a scrumptious meal at her beautiful home near St Antony's Chappel in Fort Kochi. This experience will last for 2-4 hours
  • Duration: 2 to 4 hrs
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  • Duration: 2 to 4 hrs
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Cook and Dine in a 200 yr old Heritage Home in Fort Kochi

Fort Kochi is a place where one can completely immerse themselves in the history and culture of its past glory. It is the first European township in India where one can find beautiful Indo European architecture. Being under the influence of Portuguese, Dutch and British it is a melting pot of different cultures and cuisines! Here is your chance to understand more about the history and culture of Fort Kochi with Judith, who is local and has been staying with her husband in a 200 year old heritage home in Fort Kochi. Judith and her husband Mel will be happy to share their cooking secrets and treat you over a scrumptious home cooked meal. The whole experience at Judith’s home can last for about 2-4 hours.
  • Duration: 2 to 4 hrs
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  • Duration: 2 to 4 hrs
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Visit to an Organic Farm in Cumbum Valley with Bullock Cart ride

On this half-day tour visit an organic farm located in the fertile Cumbum valley of the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Learn about the basic tenets of organic farming as you stroll through the fruit plantations. Take a bullock cart ride and enjoy the laid back charm of the countryside. End the tour with a sumptuous lunch prepared from freshly sourced ingredients. Highlights: Introduction to organic farmingVisit to a South Indian farmhouseBullock cart rideLunch (beverage excluded)
  • Duration: 5 hours
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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Ayurvedic Vegetarian Dining Experience in Kochi

Become more familiar with one of the world’s oldest holistic healing systems, Ayurveda, with this 2-hour Ayurvedic vegetarian cooking class in Kochi. Learn from an Ayurvedic doctor about the basics of the practice, including an overview of different body types. Then, follow your instructors tips as you cook up a 3-course meal. Afterward, sit down and eat your meal with your group. Numbers are limited to four people for this small-group class, ensuring you'll spend an intimate day with a small group of like-minded healthy food lovers.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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USD100.00
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Kerala Culinary Experience with Local Host Family

Theology & The Ethics of Food. Presents Kerala Culinary Experience with Local Host Family. An insightful and thought provoking Cookery class Two hour cookery class explores the value of food in our health & well being from nutritional, spiritual and environmental perspectives.
  • Duration: 2 to 3 hours
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  • Duration: 2 to 3 hours
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Cooking class in Cochin

This tour offers a cooking class at a local home in Cochin. Learn about the key ingredients used in preparing a South Indian meal that is typical of the state of Kerala. Prepare a meal with your hosts and then enjoy it with them.  It is a unique experience where you also get to interact with your hosts and learn more about the culture of Kerala. Highlights A typical home in CochinA traditional Malayalee mealInteraction with your hosts
  • Duration: 03 to 04 hrs
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USD152.00
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  • Duration: 03 to 04 hrs
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Private 3-Hour Traditional Meal in a Syrian Kerala Home in Kochi

Enjoy an authentic meal of Syrian Kerala cuisine during a private 3-hour cooking lesson with your chef-host in her Kochi home. Start with a cooking lesson that goes over several recipes for dishes that may include Kerala-style stew, marinated fish in banana leaves, fish curry, and other specialties, followed by a western-style dessert. After helping to prepare the feast, share the meal with your host as you chat about Kerala's cuisine and culture.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Cook and Dine in Ernakulum, Cochin with a local family

Cochin, a port city on Southwest coast of India has held significant importance in history. It has been instrumental in facilitating trade with other communities like Arab, Chinese and European merchants. It is amazing to still see the influence of these cultures on Cochin in terms of architecture, religion and cuisine. Here is your chance to understand more about the history and culture of Cochin, also known as Kochi with Biju and his family. Biju and his wife will be happy to chat about their life in Cochin and how times have changed. They will be happy to share their cooking secrets and treat you to some of the best home food available in Cochin!The whole experience can last for about 2-4 hours.
  • Duration: 2 to 4 hrs
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  • Duration: 2 to 4 hrs
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Experience Authentic Kerala cuisine: Cook and Dine with a Local in Kochi

The main attraction of Kochi is Fort Kochi, though not an actual fort, it used to be a fortified city. Fort Kochi also famous for housing the Mattencherry Palace and still using the Chinese fishing nets, has an old world charm to it. The best way to understand the local fabric of the place and experience the local culture and cuisine would be to interact with a local.What better way to interact with a local than to join them over an interactive cooking and dining experience. Join home-chef Sharper at her home near Fort Kochi Mosque to make some delicious food from the Kerala cuisine after which you can join her for a dining session.The whole experience at Sharper's home can last for about 2-4 hours.
  • Duration: 2 to 4 hrs
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  • Duration: 2 to 4 hrs
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Experience a Traditional Nair Household during a Homecooked Meal with Locals

Your local host Usha will welcome you into her home and serve you a wonderful traditional sadhya (feast) straight out of her family kitchen in her tharavad (as ancestral houses are called in Kerala). This will be a multi-course meal served on a plantain leaf that may include dishes like sambar (tentil based vegetable stew), aviyal (mixed vegetables), olan (curry made with white pumpkin, cow peas and coconut milk), and erissery (pumpkin), eaten with rice and papadum (crisps). You will end your meal with a mango-cinnamon preserve or fried banana slices dusted with cinnamon powder. Once you are done eating, Usha will take you around the house, sharing anecdotes from her formative years in Kerala and of her memories linked to the house. Usha is eager to share the Nair community's rituals, customs, festivals and cuisine through this special experience - so don't miss out on getting a unique glimpse of a local's life in this part of the world!
  • Duration: 2 hours
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USD33.00
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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Cooking with Local Family Experience in Kochi

Get a taste of true Indian hospitality thanks to this 3-hour cooking lesson and meal in the home of a local Kerala family. Learn all about ‘Malayali’ cuisine as you prepare an array of seasonal dishes like ‘idiappam’ (string hoppers), vegetables, chicken curry, ‘vellai-appam’ (pancakes), and more. End the experience by enjoying your meal, accompanied by lots of lively conversation, with the family.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Kochi: Cooking Lesson - Keralan Cuisine Tour with a Local

Indulge yourself in a hands-on cooking lesson in the ‘land of spices’ and learn how to cook classic Keralan cuisine with a local. Once we have prepared your feast together, we’ll sit down to enjoy the fruits of our labours and have a chat about the region’s food culture and local life in Kochi and beyond with our new friends.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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USD52.00
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Get a Glimpse into a Traditional Nair Household during a Private Cooking Class

Meet your local host Usha for a hands-on cooking experience in her kitchen - a charming mix of old world and modern equipment. The dishes you will learn to cook together will depend on what is available that day from Usha's garden and the market. Usha's yard has fruit trees like bananas and papayas and a host of tropical vegetables. The cooking part of the experience will last for 30-45 minutes and you will be preparing a few local dishes, such as sambar (tentil based vegetable stew), aviyal (mixed vegetables) or olan (curry made with white pumpkin, cow peas and coconut milk).  Through this experience Usha would like to share more about the Nair community of Kerala, their rituals, customs, festivals and cuisine - so come join her!
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Private 3-Hour Traditional Kerala Muslim Meal in a Local Kochi Home

Enjoy a meal that comes from Kerala's Muslim heritage during a private 3-hour culinary experience with your host in her Kochi home. Learn to prepare dishes that may include richly spiced curries, vegetable accompaniments, and a signature dessert. Your host shows you the steps to making as many as three traditional recipes before you sit together to enjoy the delicious meal accompanied by drinks. Have ample time to chat with your host about the culinary traditions of Kerala throughout this memorable dining experience.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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