Cooking Cartagena's Classics

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$150.000
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Duración Tour
2,5 hours
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Spanish - English
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The warmth and tastiness of Cartagena’s cuisines are mainly due to the generosity of the local cooks who celebrate day to day their culture with joy and passion, with fresh recipes and defined flavors, all with care and dedication served in their traditional Calderos. How can you choose between so many delicious treats everywhere you look? We took it upon ourselves to curate those unmissable flavors for you to know and live, by preparing firsthand some of the most authentic dishes of Cartagena’s recipe books and with great drink pairings.

What you’ll live
The warmth and tastiness of Cartagena’s cuisines are mainly due to the generosity of the local cooks who celebrate day to day their culture with joy and passion, with fresh recipes and defined flavors, all with care and dedication served in their traditional Calderos. How can you choose between so many delicious treats everywhere you look? We took it upon ourselves to curate those unmissable flavors for you to know and live, by preparing firsthand some of the most authentic dishes of Cartagena’s recipe books and with great drink pairings.

Our adventure
Get ready to cook 4 step by step essential recipes from Cartagena in a journey to discover its influences, traditional techniques passed on through generations, and learn the secrets of cooking with your heart.

Put on your apron, pump the volume, and as the song goes, “what comes is sabrosura!”

  • Appetizer: arepa de huevo, an arepa that tells the story of our miscegenation in one bite.
  • Main Course: fresh fish ceviche in coconut juice, with local vegetables and crispy patacones.
  • Dessert: a yuca surprise in your mouth.
  • Drink Pairings: Kola Román, panela lemonade and Costeñita beer, three beverages that Evoque the fried food tables, the market tours, the barrio parties.

Who will enjoy it
Everyone will love it specially foodies and travelers with an adventurous palate who love traditional cuisine, Caribbean and local flavors and who enjoy cooking hands-on, journalists, travelers and cooks.

What you should bring
Your willing palate. Dress casually, bring comfy shoes and a camera. We do recommend sunscreen and a hat if the weather suggests so. An apron will be provided during the class.

Covid-19 protocols/actions
We will take your temperature and everyone’s in the group before we begin the experience. Please wear a mask (mandatory) and gloves (optional) learn here how we take care of each other.

Tax exemption:
Every foreign client needs to present a valid copy of their passport before we begin our experience to access the tax exemption, which is not included in this page. In case you are unable to provide it, you will be charged 19%.

Colombian citizens: Every Colombian must pay 19% tax.

Menu
What’s included
Take note
Why Foodies?
Menu

Cartagena Cuisine.

Restrictions: This experience is designed to discover the flavors of Cartagena, and its authentic preparations, therefore we cannot guarantee a 100% vegan, lactose intolerant or gluten free menu. To request a vegetarian menu or inform us of different intolerances, we appreciate you notify in the comments during the reservation process, we’ll do everything we can to accommodate you. If we cannot, we are sorry for the inconveniences.

What’s included
  • Food Concierge: The class will be guided by a traditional Colombian cuisine professional cook. The patrons will take part in every step of the preparation.
  • Step by step 3 course menu cooking class:
    • Appetizer: arepa de huevo.
    • Main course: local fish ceviche in coconut juice with crispy patacones.
    • Dessert: enyucado.
    • Beverages: Kola roman, panela lemonade, Costeñita beer.
  • Services:
    • Cooking assistant
    • Air conditioner
    • WiFi
  • Amenities:
    • Foodies journal so you can relieve your experience at home.
    • An apron will be provided for the class.
    • Cooking class certificate as a souvenir.

Important: All experiences, food and beverages are included. We suggest your previous meal be light.

Not Included: Transportation or unspecified services.

Take note

Where: the class can be programmed on out Historical Center or Manga kitchen, according to availability.

Age: 12 and over.

Weather: We also cook with rain.

Meeting point: the meeting point will be informed/ agreed during your checkout process.

Cancelation policy:

  • 100% return if your cancelation is received 30 days or longer prior to departure date.
  • 70% return if your cancelation is received 29 days or less prior to departure date.
  • 50% return if your cancelation is received 15 days or less prior to departure date.
  • 0% return if your cancelation is received 7 days or less prior to departure date.

Things to note before booking tours:

  • Gift vouchers and online experiences are non-refundable once purchased, so please choose carefully. Gift vouchers will be extended from their written due date on discretion, and only if requested prior to expiry date.
  • If Foodies is forced to cancel a booked tour, any prior payments will be fully refunded.
  • Foodies operate in all weather, though reserves the right to alter or amend an itinerary if circumstances require.

Why foodies?

We love what we do

We are a boutique agency focused on what we love and do best: eat and create gastronomic experiences. That is why Foodies does not provide aerial or hotel services. We want food to remain our only passion.

We know where to eat

We eat in Bogotá and Cartagena 24/7 and we know where to find what you’re looking for, be it a luxury dinner at a secret location, a cooking class or that delicious street food bite everyone’s talking about.

We love details

We take care of every little detail in our experiences because we know they make a difference, they have taken us to accomplish the unthinkable: becoming the most awarded gastronomic tour agency in Colombia. So form here on, thank you!.

Small Print:
  • Dollar value is an approximation. The exact charge in foreign currency will be informed in your bank statement.
  • The duration of the tour may vary depending on the degree of participation of the group at each stop.
  • Our tours operate in spanish or english. For tours in other languages please email us: hola@foodies.com.co
  •  For custom-tailored tours, different dates and hours than offered, please email us: hola@foodies.com.co
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Arepa de huevo
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Coco rallado
Ceviche de pescado

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