Port Lucaya Food Tour and Home Cooking Class
The Port Lucaya Food Tour and Cooking Class offers up a delicious blend of Bahamian food and history. In a guided walking tour of the Port Lucaya Marketplace, sample nuggets of the local cuisine which have been seasoned, marinated and steeped in centuries of history. In between tastings, you will hear charming stories of how Port Lucaya became the melting pot of food culture in Grand Bahama. The adventure continues as you head to a private home for a one of a kind hands-on practical lesson on how to cook like a true Bahamian!
Head to the designated meeting point at the Port Lucaya Marketplace where you will be greeted by your tour guide. After a brief orientation, you will begin your guided walking tour of The Port Lucaya Marketplace. Tastings may included gourmet handcrafted chocolates, local Gullywash cocktails, and fritters.
In between tastings, you will hear charming stories of how Port Lucaya became the melting pot of food culture in Grand Bahama. You will learn how the island of Grand Bahama became a thriving seaport, and enjoy the local fare and interaction with local vendors against the intriguing back drop of the vibrant, exciting features characterizing the Port Lucaya Marketplace.
Next, you will be transported to a private home for a one-of-a-kind hands on practical lesson on how to cook like a true Bahamian! Learn how to make Bahamian Dough-Boy (dumplings), make freshly grated coconut and mix a mean Bahama Mama cocktail that will make you the envy of friends back home. Leave the tour with an appreciation for The Bahamas' history, savored through its food and culture. Return transportation provided to The Port Lucaya Marketplace.