Dive into Guatemala’s exotic cuisine with this 5-hour small-group cooking class in Antigua, including hotel pick-up. Discover the secrets of classic dishes like ‘chiles rellenos’ and guacamole, and whip up scrumptious desserts like ‘mole de platanos’ under the guidance of a professional chef. Pick up tips and tricks to recreate your favorite recipes back home, then sit down for lunch and tuck into your creations.
Experience Guatemala: Small-Group Cooking Class
Experience Guatemalan cuisine during a cooking class in Antigua! Taste the unique flavors of Guatemalan foods, which offer an interesting mixture of traditional Spanish and local Mayan influences.
After pickup from your Antigua hotel, head to the kitchen to begin your Guatemalan cooking class. After a brief overview and kitchen safety training, your professional chef will start by teaching you about the cultural influences of Spanish and Mayan flavors. Learn about the staple ingredients and foods used by natives, including corn, peppers and beans. For your own meal, you’ll have the option to choose one main dish, two side dishes and one dessert to prepare. Some main dish options include chiles rellenos, guacamole and frijoles volteados. For desserts, you'll learn how to make mole de platanos, arroz con leche and more!
As you prepare your food, the chef will be there to offer helpful tips. Once you’re done, it’s time to enjoy your home-cooked lunch! Savor your traditional Guatemalan meal and dessert before being transported back to your hotel.