There is something special about having an authentic experience while traveling abroad. Cultures identify themselves through their cuisine and Costa Ricans are no different -- and it's not just "rice and beans..." We invite you to have a delightful, local-style meal and enjoy what will probably be your most-memorable meal in Costa Rica! You'll have the opportunity to learn how to mix our favorite Costa Rican cocktail the "Kiss of the Cacique" and then prepare a full traditional Costa Rican casado meal, complete with "pollo sudado," "picadillo," handmade tortillas and much more!
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Desafio Adventure Company, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Province of AlajuelaWe'll pick you up from your hotel and drive about 5 minutes to an exclusive, hidden out place next to the enchanting El Salto waterfall near downtown La Fortuna. Upon arrival to your Costa Rica Cooking Class, you'll learn about the garden and farm where the fresh cooking ingredients come from. You'll get an understanding of what it takes to get the food from the farm to the table! To get started, you'll try your hand and mixing up a delicious homemade tropical Costa Rican cocktail or jungle juice! You will then get ready to learn how to cook up some Tico-style "picadillos," tortillas and "guisados" for a delicious sit-down meal and plenty of captivating conversation!After dinner, relax with a cup of coffee, share some recipes and head back to your hotel to dream about the scrumptious food you'll hopefully recreate back home!