Market Tour and Traditional Sinhalese Cooking Class in Negombo

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4 hour 0 minutes (approx.) Mobile ticket Offered in: English
Overview

Shasikala’s family runs a catering business specialized in traditional Sri Lankan, Sinhalese village, Jaffna style, and western cuisines. This is a family business run by her mother, aunt and uncle.  Shasikala will welcome you into her family's simple, modest home with a warm smile. While you sip on milk tea or fresh juice, she will introduce you to the entire family. Her family has a wealth of knowledge on Sri Lankan food, local produce and cooking styles. Visit a nearby market to buy ingredients for your cooking class, then learn to cook three Sinhalese dishes and later sit down with the family to enjoy a meal you helped prepare.

What's Included
  1. All taxes, fees and handling charges
  2. Non-alcoholic beverages
  3. Private market tour + cooking class + lunch or dinner with your host Shasikala
  4. Lunch
  5. Dinner
  6. Gratuities
  1. Hotel pickup and drop-off
Meeting And Pickup

Meeting point

Please meet your host Shasikala at her home near Rukaththana junction, Kadirana, Negombo. Exact address can be found in your ticket upon booking confirmation.

Start time

Confirm time with the local provider in advance of your
7/16/2020 - 6/21/2024
Monday - Sunday : 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

End Point

Queen Victoria Statue
30/A, Nrupathunga Rd, Ambedkar Veedhi, Sampangi Rama Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001, India
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What To Expect

This is a unique opportunity to visit the home of a local and explore traditional culture and cuisine. Shasikala will welcome you into her family's simple, modest home with a warm smile. While you sip on milk tea or fresh juice, she will introduce you to the entire family. Her family has a wealth of knowledge on Sri Lankan food, local produce and cooking styles. You will take a tuk tuk to the nearby local market called Kirulapone. This market is where the locals shop for fruits, vegetables, spices, seafood and meat. Walk through the market taking in all the sounds, sights and smells. You may also taste a few fruits that are locally grown. Purchase a seasonal vegetable of your choice that you will later cook together during your cooking class.

Additional Info
  1. Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  2. Public transportation options are available nearby
  3. Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  4. Fully refundable up to 48 hours prior to experience; since our hosts begin preparing for your experience up to 2 days in advance, we cannot offer a refund for cancellations made within 48 hours of the experience
  5. Menu may vary depending on the season
  6. If any travelers in your party have any allergies, dietary restrictions or cooking preferences please advise at time of booking
  7. Shasikala can offer vegetarian, vegan and halal meals on request, please advise at time of booking if required
  8. Private, personalized experience
  9. Please note, this is not a commercial cooking class, rather this experience is a visit into a Negombo home to meet a local who is an expert cook, and share Sri Lankan culture and cuisine together
  10. Minimum age is 18 years
Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  1. For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time
  2. Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  3. If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  4. Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
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