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Uchucuta Workshop

La Pincanteria - Salineras Ranch


Uchucuta Workshop

La Pincanteria - Salineras Ranch


$45 USD per person - (min 2 people; discounts for 4+)


1.5 hours


This workshop combines a cooking class and an Andean-style light lunch that will present you and your family the most traditional Peruvian food. Please talk to us so that we can adapt the lunch to any specific diet.

Uchucuta is a traditional Peruvian spicy salsa or sauce. Our friend, Senor Luis, will make it using a combination of rocotos (a special type of hot pepper), peanuts, Huacatay leaves (Peruvian black mint), white cheese, garlic, and coriander leaves.

Surrounded by colourful mountains, hummingbirds, and horses, our Picanteria will be the very special place where you’ll learn and participate in the making of Uchucuta using a Batan, an ancient culinary instrument of the Andes.

Demo includes:​
- English-speaking facilitator and a local Uchucuta maker
- All the implements you’ll need for this activity
- Local seasonal fruit juice
- Light Andean-style lunch


For a better experience , we recommend adding dinner.
- Daily Menu: dinner – add $25 per person (special promotion)
- 4-Course Meal: dinner – add $60 per person (special promotion)

Sweet Break: Chocolate or banana cake served with ice cream, Peruvian fruit, and coffee or tea – add $13 per person (special promotion).
Sandwich: Cheese, avocado, or chicken sandwich on sourdough bread, with side salad from our organic garden – add $15 per person (special promotion).

This workshop can also be combined with any of the activities we offer at the Ranch: horseback rides, bikes, hikes, or activities for a half-day or full-day experience.

Each ride and workshop can be conducted as private (only for your group) for an additional fee.

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