Borneo Culinary Experience
Duration 4.5 hours
The Taste of Borneo Cooking Class introduces you to the cuisine and culture of Sabah. It offers you a chance to learn about the daily life of a family living in Kota Kinabalu. The tour offers a unique experience of a local family opening up their home, kitchen and family recipe book to travellers who are interested in gaining insights into the culture of Sabah through its food.
You will be picked up from your hotel in Kota Kinabalu around 0900-0915 hours, and travel to Penampang, on the outskirts of the city, to begin your Borneo Cooking Class. Stop at Penampang market or ‘tamu’ and meet your local instructor. Here you will learn about the local produce found in the market and how the locals choose the best vegetables, meats and spices, which vary from season to season. After shopping at the market head to one of the oldest villages in the Penampang area. You’ll be welcomed into the home like family, shown secret family recipes, and start to learn how to cook like a Sabahan. You will slice, grind and chop local ingredients for a menu of local delicacies. What makes this tour interesting is the fact that your lunch would be what you cooked during the class. The menu would be a set of locally prized dishes.
After preparation and cooking, you can sit back and enjoy the meal prepared you have prepared with your host family.
After saying goodbye to your hosts, return to Kota Kinabalu with a souvenir recipe book. Arrive back at your hotel around 1400 hours.
[includes lunch, of course!]
Select your lunch ingredients at the market
The ingredients are fresh
Preparing Fish Sambal in your host's kitchen
|Tour Code||Destination||Duration||Inclusions||1 Person||2 People||3 People|
|KK14||Borneo Culinary Experience||Half Day||Lunch||$170||$85||$85|
Prices per person in Australian Dollars and valid 01 April 2019 to 31 March 2020 (E.O.E.) Refer to General Booking Conditions
Photographs courtesy of Forestry Sarawak and Manfred Leiter (Muenchen) and Sarawak Tourism
Photographs courtesy of Borneo Eco Tours and Sarawak Tourism Board