Academia de Cozinha e Outros Prazeres
Igreja Santa Rita dos Pardos Libertos
Built in 1722, this was the church for freed mulattoes (persons of mixed black and white ancestry). It houses a tiny museum of sacred...
Gabriel Toledo's new agency focuses on the wealth of bird-watching opportunities in and around Paraty. Outings range from sunrise...
Casa da Cultura
In a beautiful colonial mansion, Paraty’s Casa da Cultura hosts rotating exhibitions and events, with a focus on local culture. There...
Now in its fifth decade, Paraty's internationally acclaimed Contadores de Estórias theater company presents puppetry, music and dance...
With a bona fide French chef in the kitchen, Oui Paraty stands out for its authentic Breton-style galettes made with buckwheat flour,...
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Tired of eating out? How about cooking your own gourmet dinner tonight, with the help of acclaimed local chef and cookbook author Yara Roberts? Mixing theater with haute cuisine, chef Yara stages cooking classes in Portuguese, English, French and Spanish at her home-based culinary academy. Guests learn about Brazilian regional cuisines, assist with the cooking (optional), then sit down to a leisurely dinner and an evening of lively conversation.
Groups are often international – residents of more than 60 countries have participated to date. The price includes cocktails, wine, desserts and recipes. Hungry for more? Chef Yara also organizes multi-day programs that combine cooking classes with visits to local producers. See the website for details.