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In-home cooking class / market tour in Lisbon?


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In-home cooking class / market tour in Lisbon?

JazmynsMom | Mar 26, 2011 09:06 AM

I've been searching this board in particular, and the web at large, for recommendations for in-home cooking classes and market tours in Lisbon, and haven't yet found any mentions I could pursue. I will be accompanying my husband to a conference in Lisbon this May, and am looking to take a course/tour for at least one of the days he's occupied (May 8-11). (Probably the 10-11, since most markets are closed Sun/Mon) I've done this before in other cities. I've listed them below, and would strongly recommend all of them.

Ruth Roberts in Seville, Spain ~
Rosa Jackson in Nice, France ~
Jyoti in New Delhi, India ~

In the cases listed above, the lessons were one or two days, they involved walking tours of local markets, and detailed descriptions of the products we were encountering. (In India I also got a tour of a street food festival, with recommendations that enabled me to taste tons of things without getting sick.) In two of the cases I was an only student, in one case I was one of three. I am happy to share the class if possible to keep the cost down.

Ideally we'd take ingredients gathered at the local market back to the instructor's kitchen, have a lesson on preparing a quintessentially Portuguese meal, share it, and take home the recipes. In a perfect world, this would take up the better part of a day (or two), but leave me free for a late dinner/night out with my husband.

Does anyone know of anyone offering such a thing in Lisbon? Can anyone point me to someone who might have suggestions?

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