Learn how to cook traditional Colombian recipes with a local organic chef by visiting the famous 7 de Agosto market and learning all about how classic Colombian dishes are made!
This tour is ideal to experience traditional Colombian cuisine.
On this tour you will be able to experience how a variety of foods and spices are combined to create classic Colombian dishes with a local chef who will take you through the local market 7 de Agosto and teach you the variety of ingredients that are available in Colombia.
At the end of the tour; you will be able to participate in a workshop to learn how to cook traditional Colombian recipes yourself!
This tour begins in the famous 7 de Agosto Market where a well-known organic farm to table chef, Diana Pizano will guide you through the market plaza and teach you about the different agricultural products that are available!
In addition, you will be able to find various artisan work, flowers, and crafts in the market. During the market tour Diana will point out the best ingredients to make traditional Colombian food.
Upon leaving the Plaza market you will be led to Rosales, a neighborhood in the north of Bogota and enter Diana’s place where the Comiendo Cuento project takes place; an initiative that brings people back to the traditional cooking methods of Colombia.
You will finish the tour by having a cuisine workshop & tasting various types of food.
In the workshop you will learn the recipe of a traditional Colombian dish of your personal choice. You will have the option to choose through different native ingredients including entrees like rice, soups, desserts, breads etc.
The whole workshop will cover various preparation, and conservation methods of the selected recipe.
Andrés was born in Bogotá in the early nineties. He has traveled his country and has seen it change over the years until becoming the open to the world country that it is today. He is been a guide since 2011 and tells us that Colombia is so special because they are the door of South America and they have two oceans, the caribbean coast and the pacific coast. As he explains, everybody knows the beautiful caribbean coast (with famous beach towns like Cartagena, Santa Marta or Barranquilla, hometown of universal Singer Shakira), while the Pacific Coast remains mainly unknown. Andres likes to share its secret spots with the travelers that visit its unknown paradises.
During his free time, Andrés has two passions, photography and documentary films production. So if you are gonna join one of his tours, don’t forget your camera, he always provide traveler with some tips.
Andrés speaks English, Spanish and Portuguese.
This young Colombian, passionate about Design and Jewelry, was borned in the late eighties, in a very turbulent time for her nation. Patricia is know proud of the deep changes Colombia has suffered since she was a kid and fervently celebrates Colombian Diversity. “Everywhere you go, the environment is going to be different” says.
She claims that Colombia is the most colorful country in the world, and that’s one of the special things about Colombia you can find any single color here, in landscapes, in constructions, in art etc..
She became a guide because she considered it was one of the best ways to share the beauty of her country and the talent of its people to the world.
Patricia has been working as a guide since 2013 and she is fluent in Spanish and English.
This young Guide was born in Boogtá, in the early nineties and has been a tour guide since 2013. He is Fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese.
It didn’t take Fabian a long time to realize the Diversity in his country, he tells us that just traveling from Bogotá to Medellín, cities about 260 miles away from each other, every single person is very different.
He claims that in Colombia they have the influence of so many different cultures (Afro-Colombians, Criollos, Romas, Sephardic Jews, Germanics…), and that you can see their influence in everything, the food, the music and dances, the architecture…
He tells us that people coming to colombia these days, will get a more authentic vision of the country and its people, since they are much more open and willing to share their country.
After you book your experience, you will receive a confirmation email from us confirming that your payment went through. You will then be connected directly to the tour operator, in case you have any further questions. We are also happy to answer any questions about the tour, or travel in general in your country of destination.