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Kumasi Traditional Cooking Tour
- 3 hours
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- *Approx package price
Taste the distinct flavours of West Africa on this Kumasi tour which will give you the low down on how to create Ghanian snacks and meals via a local home cook who has skills and stories to share.
* Shop for fresh produce and spices at a Kumasi market and learn how to bargain and buy like a local
* Learn how to cook some of Ghana's favourite dishes
* Discover the origins of West African cuisine's key ingredients and use them as you whip up local staples
* Pick up some Ghana cooking tips straight from a talented, home cook
What's included in this trip
Carbon Offset:Voucher exchange details
Please present your voucher to the local guide at the beginning of the tour.
Confirmation of booking
Please contact Kumasi Urban Adventures to confirm your tour 24 hours prior to departure.
Children must be aged between 12 and 6 to go on this tour, travellers 12 and over are considered adults.
If you are happy with the services provided by your local guides, a tip - though not compulsory - is appropriate. While it may not be customary to you, it is of great significance to the people who will take care of you during your travels, inspires excellent service, and is an entrenched feature of the tourism industry across many Intrepid Urban Adventures destinations. Please consider this when budgeting for your extra expenses on this tour.
Get acquainted with the unique flavours and ingredients of West African cuisine on this Kumasi culinary adventure.
Join your local guide and set off for a market visit for some bargaining lessons amongst the colourful produce. Take the time to learn a little about bargaining, as well as the various uses of spices and other key ingredients in local and national cuisines. With markets playing an integral part in modern African life, be sure to soak it all in, wander the market aisles and discovering what's on offer.
After the market visit, meet up with an experienced local home cook to learn how to prepare a delicious, traditional Ghanaian feast. With a variety of tribes all coexisting within the country, there are many different influences present in the cuisine of Ghana, so this experience promises to be both informative and supremely tasty.
Take your first steps towards mastering Ghana's cooking style by learning how to cook one of the staples of Ghanaian food known as 'wakye'. This simple yet filling meal of beans and rice, flavoured with spices, is considered a local delicacy and is a hit with vegetarians. Also on the menu is 'koose', a snack made from fried beans, which is a popular street food with locals and travellers alike. Don't forget to ndulge in your new Ghanaian cooking prowess by sampling your culinary creations!
With a full stomach and a range of new cooking skills ready to use in your own kitchen back home, your Kumasi food tour comes to a close. Keep this experience in your back pocket - you never know when you might want to break out the wakye back home!