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The Real Potato Experience

Rated 4.67 out of 5 from 6 reviews.Miraflores, Peru

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Experience hosted by Diego

2 hours
Includes food, drinks
Up to 10 people
Hosted in English, Spanish

What you'll do

Although many believe that potatoes are french, but no, they are from Perú. Potato varieties are counted by thousands; however, here we only show you the most popular ones, so that you know them and enjoy them. Come to reveal the truth about the food that so often saved humanity from famine.

The experience recreates a traditional way of eating popatoes in the Andes. It’s called Huatia. It consists in cooking the native food directly on the coals. Our experience begins with a land payment ceremony to thank for what we have. Then, we will prepare the potatoes to put them on the fire. While they are cooking, we will classify and know the different varieties that are commonly eaten here. We will discover their differences and also learn some traditions and legends related to the potato. And finallly, before tasting the food, we will bless and sow some potatoes in our vegetable garden.

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Although many believe that potatoes are french, but no, they are from Perú. Potato varieties are counted by thousands; however, here we only show you the most popular ones, so that you know them and enjoy them. Come to reveal the truth about the food that so often saved humanity from famine.

The experience recreates a traditional way of eating popatoes in the Andes. It’s called Huatia. It consists in cooking the native food directly on…

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What's included

  • Food
    - White Potato
    - Tumbay Yellow Potato
    - Black Potato
    - Pink...
  • Drinks
    - Seasonal Fruit Soda
From ₹3,162
/ person

Meet your host, Diego

Host on Airbnb since 2016
  • 6 Reviews
  • Identity verified
My name is Diego Sosa. I was born in Peru, grew up in Cerro de Pasco and now I live in Lima. I’m a creativity teacher and together with some friends we have created an experience that reacreates ancestral traditions that we experience as children. In these experiences you will be able to know the peruvian culture from a unique perspective.
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Where you'll be

We will make the experience in a recovered garden from a house of almost 100 years old. It’s and outdoor space with fruit trees. It has an own entrance and bathroom. Here we can make a traditionally countryside experience, without leaving the city.

Rated 4.67 out of 5 from 6 reviews.

Rebecca
November 2019
This was such a unique experience; and I really enjoyed the entire experience. Diego is a great host; he opened up availability for me based on my limited number of days in Lima; he was very responsive and quick to reply; the entire team was accommodating and lovely. If you want a super random but culturally significant tour - this is it!
This was such a unique experience; and I really enjoyed the entire experience. Diego is a great host; he opened up availability for me based on my limited number of days in Lima;…
Catherine
September 2019
Fun, interesting and well-organised experience. Diego was a warm and friendly host. Good value given that you’re provided with enough food to make it lunch. Definitely worth doing if you’re looking for something a little different and you love potatoes (and let’s face it, who doesn’t?)!
Fun, interesting and well-organised experience. Diego was a warm and friendly host. Good value given that you’re provided with enough food to make it lunch. Definitely worth doing…
Christina
February 2020
A very interesting and tasty introduction to potatoes!
Dyshaun
December 2019
Amazing people. Amazing experience
Terina
December 2019
Such a great experience! Very relaxed but also fun, informative, and unique.
Serena
September 2019
It was fun to look at and try all the different potatoes, and to talk to Diego and his friends.

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    Things to know

    Cancellation policy

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

    Government ID

    You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

    Guest requirements

    Up to 10 guests ages 10 and up can attend.

    What to bring

    First of all, always carry water, wherever you go. Then, coat if it’s winter, hat if it’s summer. Be eager to participate.