- Discover the secrets of Creole cuisine
- Prepare a traditional meal with a local chef
An aromatic foodie gift experience in St. Lucia begins with pick-up either from your hotel or the cruise terminal mid-morning for a three-hour cookery class that will tantalise you with Caribbean and Creole flavours. You’ll learn how the island’s distinct cuisine reflects the blend of indigenous, African, Southeast Asian and European cultures here, learn about the significance of particular dishes such as green figs and salt fish, and then get a fab hands-on demonstration at preparing a couple of them! Finish up with a delicious shared lunch during which you can learn more about the island and its people, and you have a wonderful introduction to life on St. Lucia.
Your friendly guide will escort you around the gardens where you can see a colourful range of tropical fruits, flowering plants and medicinal herbs. During the lesson, all of the ingredients and equipment you need for your cookery lesson will be provided and you can be sure to pick up plenty of useful tips as well as inspiration for recreating these dishes to impress your friends back home. If you’re a foodie type or want to try a different kind of shore excursion in St. Lucia, make sure you don’t miss this!