Gastronomy in Kerala

Epic waterfalls, mountainous peaks, endless backwaters and timeless tea plantations, Kerala offers a true taste of the Orient.

Introduction

Immerse yourself in the flavours of Kerala, the exotic ‘spice garden of India’. With its sedate backwaters, timeless tea plantations, bountiful wildlife and lush green farmland, there really is no better place to learn the secrets of Indian cooking.

This sensational 7-night gastronomy holiday is crafted to offer you insights into the flavours of southern India and its rich culinary culture. Away from the tourist traps of the north, you’ll have plenty of time to slow down, take part in hands-on cooking classes and meet the locals who know all the secrets.

What makes this trip special?

Exploring the tranquil beauty of the Kerala backwaters and spending the day on a traditional houseboat. Spending Two nights surrounded by the sublime beauty of the tea plantations of Munnar. Going to a factory and enjoying a 'fresh cuppa!'

Going back to the hustle and bustle of the colonial town of Fort Cochin, where we can visit the markets and find out how the link to the Portuguese has influenced the cuisine.

On this trip you will pick up countless tips that will transform your cooking, as well as add new mouth-watering dishes to your kitchen repertoire.

Why learn to cook here?

On this gastronomy holiday you will learn the secrets of southern Indian cooking. You won't find any of the things you’ll learn in cookbooks or websites, as you’ll be taught by local chefs who use recipes and techniques that have been passed down through the generations.

Where you'll stay

Lakesong Hotel Resort

Nestled amidst the picturesque backwaters of Kumarakom, this is a peaceful retreat which takes you to a world of tranquillity. Based on the traditional Keralan style, the cottages are gabled and have tiled roofs.

Lakesong offers world-class facilities which include a swimming pool, bar, wi-fi, money exchange, laundry services and Ayurveda treatments in a modern spa block.

Lakesong Hotel Resort

Nestled amidst the picturesque backwaters of Kumarakom, this is a peaceful retreat which takes you to a world of tranquillity. Based on the traditional Keralan style, the cottages are gabled and have tiled roofs.

Lakesong offers world-class facilities which include a swimming pool, bar, wi-fi, money exchange, laundry services and Ayurveda treatments in a modern spa block.

Tea County

Tea County is an impressive property situated on the edge of Munnar, a bustling mountain town. The hotel, with its grand lobby and immaculately well maintained gardens, is a taste of old world living. Rooms are spacious and well appointed with traditional features. Surrounded by the epic landscape of the tea plantations, this is a lovely hotel to return to after an invigorating day exploring the spectacular scenery of Munnar.

Tea County

Tea County is an impressive property situated on the edge of Munnar, a bustling mountain town. The hotel, with its grand lobby and immaculately well maintained gardens, is a taste of old world living. Rooms are spacious and well appointed with traditional features. Surrounded by the epic landscape of the tea plantations, this is a lovely hotel to return to after an invigorating day exploring the spectacular scenery of Munnar.

Hotel Fort House

Hotel Fort House is a charming, boutique family-run hotel located on the waterfront of Fort Cochin. This beautiful hotel is ideally situated and within walking distance of heritage monuments such as the Old Jewish Synagogue, the Dutch Palace and the bustling antique market of Mattancherry.

All rooms are built around a lush tropical garden which opens out into a long 'thinna' or veranda, providing a view of the backwaters. Air-conditioned rooms blend traditional design with modern conveniences making Fort House your exotic home from home.

Hotel Fort House

Hotel Fort House is a charming, boutique family-run hotel located on the waterfront of Fort Cochin. This beautiful hotel is ideally situated and within walking distance of heritage monuments such as the Old Jewish Synagogue, the Dutch Palace and the bustling antique market of Mattancherry.

All rooms are built around a lush tropical garden which opens out into a long 'thinna' or veranda, providing a view of the backwaters. Air-conditioned rooms blend traditional design with modern conveniences making Fort House your exotic home from home.

Let's Go

Upcoming dates

24 – 30Nov 2018‘18£2799

Contact

020 8123 4559

hello@frui.co.uk