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Zanzibar Cooking Class Tour Experience; Learn to cook authentic Zanzibar dishes like Biryani rice, Pilau rice, Octopus curry, Urojo Zanzibar mix, mandazi doughnut, Zanzibar pizza, Mishkaki chicken or beef skewers, etc.
Zanzibar cuisine reflects several different influences, as a consequence of the multi-cultural and multi-ethnic nature of Zanzibar’s and Swahili heritage. It is a mixture of various culinary traditions, including Bantu, Arab, Portuguese, Indian, British, and even Chinese cuisine.
Our Zanzibar cooking class tour experience offers you an opportunity to learn 4 dishes from each session. There are over 75 recipes to choose from. The optional time available for each cooking tour is as follows: 0900 Hours to 1330 Hours and from 1400 Hours to 1830 Hours.
You could choose to take any of the following cooking tours while in Zanzibar;
* Jambiani East Coast Cooking Class Kitchen
* Spice Farm Cooking Class + Spice Farm Tour
* Kendwa Village Zanzibar Cooking Class + Kendwa Village Tour
* Stone Town Zanzibar Cooking Class + Guided Stone Town Tour
Zanzibar Cooking Class Tour Experience Sample Itineraries
Zanzibar Cooking Class Spice Farm Tour
This tour includes a cooking class on the spice farm + a tour of the spice farms. You begin at Stone Town’s Darajani market which is Zanzibar’s main market – a hive of activity, with everything – from spices, fresh fish, slabs of meat, etc.
After shopping, we transfer to Spice farm and take a walk through the farms to learn more about Zanzibar spices as we smell and test them.
These include varieties of tropical fruits and spices such as black pepper, coriander, cardamom, cinnamon, cloves, ginger, vanilla sticks, lemongrass, nutmeg, etc.
The tour includes transportation, a spice farm tour, a Darajani market, lunch or dinner (four recipes) and mineral water, and an email of the recipes after the cooking class.
Zanzibar Cooking Class Stone Town Tour
This tour begins with a guided trip to Stone town for about one and half hours in order to understand the history and culture of the Zanzibar people.
Stone Town became a flourishing centre of trade in the 19th century. It was a hub for the trade of both spices and human beings. Spices are an important aspect of the Zanzibar culture.
When the Arabs arrived, they started large spice plantations making Zanzibar the world’s biggest exporter of cloves at the time.
Zanzibar cooking is impossible without spices. This cooking class includes a visit to the spice farms + a visit to Zanzibar historical sites. You will also visit the Zanzibar main market at Darajani to buy ingredients (spices and vegetables).
The tour includes transportation, a Stone town tour, a market tour, learning four recipes, lunch or dinner, and mineral water after class.
Kendwa Village Tour Zanzibar Cooking Class
This tour begins from Stone town and transfers to Kendwa in the Northwestern part of Zanzibar. Kendwa is located about 60 km away from Stone Town.
This is a full-day tour that includes visiting the local Zanzibar people in their homes to understand their cultures and ways of life. Gain a unique insight into traditional Zanzibar cooking and rural village activities at Kendwa.
Some of the activities in the village include visiting their various NGOs projects, walking and talking to people as they do their daily chores like women weaving and fish drying, men doing woodwork, visiting a school, children’s hospital, water project, and a beehive.
Later we enjoy a cooking class and return back to the hotel. The tour includes a market tour, community contribution, guide and cooking with the chef in the village, return transport from your hotel, and a tour of Kendwa village.
Zanzibar Cooking Class Jambiani East Coast
Your tour begins with pickup from your hotel in Zanzibar. Your guide will take you off the beaten path to the ancient village of Jambiani is a small fishing village on the southeast coast of Zanzibar some 45 km from the main city Stone Town.
You’ll also visit the local market to acquire all the necessary ingredients for your class. Your guide will give you tips for selecting the best and freshest vegetables, eggs, spices, fish, and meat. Then it’s time to start cooking!
Your cooking lesson takes place in a fully equipped, typical African kitchen. Under the guidance of your chef, you will learn how to prepare a four-course African meal, including three different types of homemade seafood.
You will also learn how to match each dish with suitable wines, selected from the best local varieties. Of course, no Zanzibar cooking experience would be complete without sampling your creations.
When you have finished in the kitchen, you’ll gather around the table with your fellow aspiring chefs, sip some wine and taste the delicious African meal you have prepared.
Zanzibar Cooking Class Tour Experience Prices
Dates From: 1st January 2023 to 31st December 2023
|Price Per Adult
|Child Rate 12 Years
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* Deposit is required to secure the reservation of any of the above cooking tours