From the fresh flavours of ceviche to mouth-watering Argentinian steak, Latin America is famous for its delicious and varied cuisine. Our specialists are a team of foodies, so we asked them to whittle down their top five experiences to help you explore the fabulous tastes and aromas on a tailor-made trip.
- Parilla tour, Buenos Aires – Argentina
Argentina’s buzzing capital city, Buenos Aires, is bursting with gastronomic delights. Go on a culinary tour of this exciting city, taking in hole-in-the-wall restaurants known only to locals and some of the city’s best steakhouses. From succulent cuts of meat to handmade empanadas, this foodie city tour is sure to tantalise your taste buds.
- Bahian cuisine food tour, Salvador – Brazil
Salvador is the capital of Brazil’s Bahia state, where the cuisine, like the culture, fuses both African and Brazilian influences. Start your tour with a visit to Agua dos Meninos fish market and the Sao Joaqim food market, where you can wind your way through the labyrinth of stalls. From here, you’ll continue to a local restaurant to try the main Bahian dishes.
- Gastronomic tour, Lima – Peru
Experience Lima’s gastronomic revolution on this in-depth tour. Begin your tour by soaking up the bustling atmosphere and diverse aromas of a typical Peruvian market. Next you head to a local restaurant where you’ll learn how to prepare a delicious dish of ceviche and the country’s most popular drink, the pisco sour, before sitting down to enjoy a traditional lunch.
- Coffee & chocolate tour, Monteverde – Costa Rica
While staying in Monteverde, you’ll take a visit to a nearby coffee plantation to learn about the growth, harvesting, drying and toasting of coffee beans – one of Costa Rica’s most important exports. You’ll also get to watch a demonstration of the chocolate making process and learn about the rich history of the cacao plant, while tasting the goods too of course!
- Culinary experience, Mexico City – Mexico
Savour the sights, sounds, tastes and smells of Xochimilco, Mexico City’s best garden market. Be sure to sample minnow tamales, a unique snack made from corn with sun-dried fish from the lake, which is hard to find elsewhere in Mexico City. Here you’ll buy all the fresh ingredients you need, before taking them back to a local family’s house to learn a traditional recipe.Get in touch with our specialists on 020 3553 0848 to find out more about our tailor-made tours for you and your taste buds.