Private Traditional Filipino Cooking Class Near Washington DC

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  • Live Guide
  • Private Tour
  • E-Ticket
  • 2.5 hr

Enjoy a private and authentic cooking class in a local home with host Casto, a pastry chef and yoga teacher. This is a perfect experience for anyone looking to connect with local culture over food. Your cooking class will take place in a local home kitchen where Casto will teach you how to make 2-3 traditional Filipino dishes from family recipes. After cooking, you will enjoy your meal together in your host's cozy, American home. The meal will end with dessert such as ube (purple yam) ice cream and coffee or tea. You will also get to take home some homemade goodies such as pandan polvoron (milky shortbread). • Private cooking lesson in a local Vienna home, Washington DC suburb • Introduction to Filipino cuisine • 100% private activity • Experience Filipino-American hospitality in a residential neighborhood outside Washington DC • Vegetarian and vegan options available

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This is a unique opportunity to visit the home of a local and explore traditional culture and cuisine. Meet Casto at his condominium in the Washington DC suburb of Vienna. After settling in with a welcome drink and snack, join Casto in his cozy kitchen for a hands-on cooking class that will last about an hour. You will learn to make 2-3 dishes during your traditional Filipino cooking class with Casto. Learn to cook dishes such as adobong manok (adobo braised chicken), pancit guisdao (sauteed noodles), or lumpiang shanghai (mini spring rolls). By the end of your cooking class, you will have successfully learned to use local, seasonal ingredients to recreate Casto’s interpretation of traditional Filipino dishes. Later join him at the dining table to share the meal you helped prepare as well as a few additional dishes that Casto may have prepared in advance.
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