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Cook like a real Jamaican

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Cook like a real Jamaican

7 reviews
Paused until 30 April. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
3 hours
Group size
Up to 5 people
Cuisine
Caribbean
Hosted in
English
Cooking

Cook like a real Jamaican

Cooking

Cook like a real Jamaican

7 reviews
Paused until 30 April. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
3 hours
Group size
Up to 5 people
Cuisine
Caribbean
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

Chef students will participate in selecting the best ingredients for selected meal/meals at the super market or community shop including haggling prices. Will travel to my kitchen in scenic Gordon Town overlooking the Hope River. Guest will help to prepare meals in a hands on manner from scratch. Guest will sit down for meal. Lesson ends with a dip in the Hope River and a cold coconut water.
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Your host

Learn more about Andrew

Andrew

As the grandchild of the village chef I grew up in the kitchen following her to every cooking engagement she had or even for the Saturday soup. She past on all her know-how and tricks, today I now cook for her and she has approved of my meals. I now prepare traditional meals with a modern flair teaching these skills to locals and visitors alike. I see myself as a Jamaica's culinary anthropologists passing on grandma legacy.

What's included

Food
National dish Ackee and salt fish with boiled ground provision. Stewed peas and rice Sweet potato pudding & many more option
Drinks
Fruit punch blend, june plum, sour sop juice, power punch, mango smoothy really any fruit in season.

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Where you'll be

Guest will visit the Papine Market located at the university village at the base of the Blue Mountain range. They will spend majority of their stay along the banks of the Hope River with views of the mountain in the background. Dinner will be served on balcony with view of cascading water and lush hills. Day ends in the river itself where guest can stay as long as they like.

Things to keep in mind

Dietary preferences

If requested, the host can accommodate the dietary needs listed. You must let the host know before the experience if you’d like your needs to be accommodated.

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 5 guests ages 12 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. It’s up to each guest to understand the ingredients being used and communicate any allergies or dietary restrictions to the host. Guests should also…

Alcohol

This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.

What to bring

Water slippers

More tips

Persons have gone home and recreated these meals for family and friends. The river pool is free to use for as long as you like. I can also do the class from your dwelling place anywhere in Jamaica
Andrew
Cook like a real Jamaican
7 reviews
£38/person
7 reviews
£38/person