The scene is of handmade buckets of dye. Slaves + workers (who were underpaid + so skinny + frail) would dye the leather in these buckets. This is how they get such rich colors over there. It was beautiful to see in person.
Guests are invited to make special requests to suit their taste buds, and so confident are they in their culinary skills that there are daily cooking classes if you like the food so much you want to take it home with you.