Welcome to The Little Lucian Cooking School
Make your stay in Saint Lucia extra special and experience authentic home grown cuisine as you nestle into the Saint Lucian “Quartier” or neighborhood of Grande Riviere, guaranteed to satisfy the foodie in you. Join us for our unique culinary adventure tour aimed at tantalizing your taste buds with authentic Creole food at The Little Lucian Cooking School. Find out some food origins of this historic isle and watch how traditional island delicacies which have been passed on from generation to generation are prepared. In this unique class, we use the hands-on approach so be prepared to get involved.
You will join this traditional Saint Lucian family at a beautiful organic family farm and tropical gardens and cook in a traditional open-air kitchen made of bamboo, twigs and stones. You will exclusively cook on traditional vessels called coal pots made of volcanic clay and eat your meal in authentic calabash bowl with a coconut spoon. This tour gives you the authentic food experience you have been looking for.
Master Chef or novice don’t worry, our sessions are fun-filled, informative and designed for mixed abilities. So whether you bring the gang together to explore Saint Lucia’s distinctive culture, are on island for a bit of couple’s romance cruising near the Pitons, or flying solo, book your place today for an unforgettable experience. Enjoy our friendly family setting with fun, friendly personalities and expertness on all things Saint Lucian. Cook with Mamu Matilda and learn from her years of culinary experience and avid curiosity of traditional medicinal as you learn side by side. This is as interactive, relaxing and informative 3 hours of learning, doing and eating! That makes this tour worth booking! Come join us in an authentic Saint Lucian “quartier” to cook in our world!
Ever wondered how to make Coconut cake or how cocoa has been hand processed in Saint Lucia for generations? Discover how, over a warm cup of authentic cocoa tea while the tour is introduced, and along the way be amazed as many more island secrets are revealed. Taste and judge for yourself! Next, be part of the preparation of multiple dishes with a chance to get your hands dirty too or simply take in the lesson while you nibble on traditional treats. Then grab your ingredients, roll up your sleeves and head to the traditional ’coalpot’ and ‘canawi’ and bring out the master chef in you, in this authentic Caribbean Cooking class. Now that’s the “foodie” class! This tour in an authentic “quartier” includes an educational and informative tropical garden tour that will culminate in a Saint Lucian lunch of seasonal ingredients featured!
You’ll have an opportunity to download our RECIPES AND CLASS NOTES that contains lots of authentic island recipes of dishes taught at The Little Lucian Cooking School so you can practice and impress your family and friends back home! You can bring it to the class with you or print it when you return. Our scrumptious menus are rotated depending on freshness and garden availability each week so something new is always cooking in our kitchen just for you! Find your spot in our next session and get ready for The Little Lucian Cooking School adventure, creating authentic food for curious travellers!
WE NOW HAVE ON-LINE BOOKING! OUR CLASSES ARE TYPICALLY OFFERED TUESDAYS AND THURSDAYS BUT MAY DO A CLASS JUST FOR YOU IF YOU CONTACT US…WE WANT YOU TO JOIN US! WE WANT YOU TO HAVE THE BEST EXPERIENCE POSSIBLE WHILE VISITING SAINT LUCIA…AND THAT INCLUDES US!