cooking class

Brought in by the Portuguese Caravels

Brought in by the Portuguese Caravels

Duration:2.5 hours total
Includes:1 meal and Drinks
Languages:Offered in English
Availability for this experience is extremely rare.

About your host

A culinary TV host, author,critic, I won the ‘Special award of the jury 2008’ at the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards for my first book 'Masci-the Man behind the legend'-also won by Julia Childs. My book-'the Culinary Heritage of Goa' was awarded the Best in the World for ‘Historical recipes’. I love to research our legacy and for that I've received Goa Woman of the Decade Achievers award (Woman…
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What we’ll do

Affectionately known as the ‘Culinary Queen of Goa’, I have delved into the influences that the Portuguese occupation (17th century) have left in local kitchens. In this interaction through a demo and tastings I will share the history behind the Raechado, Caldin, Balchao and the Almonas. How did these curries and masalas reach the traditional Goan table? The participation and the one on one…

What else you should know

The food includes a lot of coconut, chillies and toddy vinegar. Goan foood normally possesses a sweet sour savoury salty attributes. Different fish depending on availability is used.

What I’ll provide

Fish tastings + demo
Tastings of Portuguese Inspired Fish preparations Mackerel Almonas, fish Caldin, Fish Raechado, Balchao pickle with rice.
Local wine/Juice
1 Glass

What to bring

If you hire a taxi to come to the experience please keep them on a waiting charge to take you back after the event

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cooking class
₹2,100 per person
₹2,100 per person