Learn the secrets of traditional Senegalese cooking

If you’re excited to have an outside-of-the-box activity in central Dakar, to taste delicious local cuisine, and to discover Senegalese women’s myriad culinary talents, this activity might be for you!

Run by a group of local women who are all members of a network of professional organizations working in the food industry, this unique experience offers you the chance to work side by side with Senegalese female entrepreneurs. The network that we’ve partnered with to offer this workshop is committed to supporting small and micro-entrepreneurship, and through this experience, you’ll have the chance to learn more and support these women’s small businesses, along the way learning how to cook one of the varied dishes of Senegalese traditional cuisine. 

In this fantastic workshop, you’ll be guided by dynamic Senegalese female entrepreneurs as you learn to use local produce and products prepared by the same women who are teaching you. At the end of the workshop, you’ll be able to taste the dish that you prepared alongside the women who helped teach you the recipe … remember to take notes so you can cook up these fabulous delicacies at home to offer to your family and friends!

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When: Every day, beginning at 8 am 

Where:  Guediewaye neighborhood, Dakar 

Language: French, Wolof 

Included: Tastings of dishes prepared during the workshop 

Duration: 5 hours

What you’ll learn: The secrets of Senegalese cooking, how to prepare a traditional dish 

Why it’s unique: Cooking activity with local women

Accomodation: This organization does not offer accomodation 

How to get to Guediawaye: Hire a private taxi from downtown Dakar for 3500 CFA taxi 

Enjoy Agriculture is committed to promoting local products. We encourage our local partners to sell their farm produce to our clients; you will be able to purchase various traditional delicacies directly from the producers following your experience!

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How to get there:

To reach the Guediewaye neighborhood, you can take a private taxi from downtown Dakar for 3500 FCFA. 

Senegal’s climate is tropical. In the north, there is a long dry season running from mid-October to mid-June, followed by the rainy season from mid-June through October. In the south, the rainy season is a bit longer, running from mid-May to November, followed by the dry season from November to mid-May. 



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