Shasikala’s family runs a catering business specialized in traditional Sri Lankan, Sinhalese village, Jaffna style, and western cuisines. This is a family business run by her mother, aunt and uncle.
Shasikala will welcome you into her family's simple, modest home with a warm smile. While you sip on milk tea or fresh juice, she will introduce you to the entire family. Her family has a wealth of knowledge on Sri Lankan food, local produce and cooking styles. Visit a nearby market to buy ingredients for your cooking class, then learn to cook three Sinhalese dishes and later sit down with the family to enjoy a meal you helped prepare.
All taxes, fees and handling charges
Private market tour + cooking class + lunch or dinner with your host Shasikala
What's Not Included
Hotel pickup and drop-off
INFANT: Age: 0 - 4
CHILD: Age: 5 - 11
ADULT: Age: 12 - 99
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Fully refundable up to 48 hours prior to experience; since our hosts begin preparing for your experience up to 2 days in advance, we cannot offer a refund for cancellations made within 48 hours of the experience
Guides required to regularly wash hands
If any travelers in your party have any allergies, dietary restrictions or cooking preferences please advise at time of booking
Minimum age is 18 years
Private, personalized experience
Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
Face masks required for travellers in public areas
Gear/equipment sanitised between use
Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
Menu may vary depending on the season
Please note, this is not a commercial cooking class, rather this experience is a visit into a Colombo home to meet a local who is an expert cook, and share Sri Lankan culture and cuisine together
Regular temperature checks for staff
Shasikala can offer vegetarian, vegan and halal meals on request, please advise at time of booking if required
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.
For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
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