Top 5 cooking vacations in Spain
The Mediterraneans have been getting it right for centuries. Using fresh ingredients, drinking magnificent red wines and, according to the men in white coats, living longer and happier lives for it.
Our Spanish cooking vacations are set in stunning locations. Our tutors are inspirational, our accommodation bursting with character. Don’t take our word for it, come and see the goods for yourself.
Short cookery break in Andalucia
If picturesque landscapes and the scent of wild flowers won’t loosen you up enough, the pre-lesson sherry tasting certainly will. After your 3 hour lessons in the state of the art kitchen, enjoy your culinary creations and unwind by the pool side. Whether you’re a beginner to the kitchen or as seasoned as your dishes, this vacation is suited to you. Your ingredients await you eagerly in the school’s home grown plot.
Don your apron and chef’s hat in the vibrant city of Barcelona. Cook a Spanish menu from appetiser to desert in a single day. For an expert’s advice on selecting your ingredients, bustle on down to the world famous Boqueria market with your chef, and leave the other vegetables green(er) with envy as you take your chosen few back to the school to prepare.
Learn Spanish and cook in Valencia
Gorge yourself on paella and vocabulary in this rousing 7 day Spanish vacation. In Valencia you will dovetail 4 daily language lessons with hours of culinary excursions and cookery tutoring. Go off the beaten track, immerse yourself in the chocolate box surroundings, and discover the cultural and gastronomic secrets of the local people. Experienced or otherwise, you’ll be interacting in Spanish and whipping up Gazpacho in days.
Calling all eco-warriors. Based in the heart of stunning natural parkland, sleep in eco accommodation and gather wild herbs from the 50 acres of farmland. Mingle with jamon producers and watch wonderstruck as locals preserve olives and make mouth-watering cheeses for your delight. Cook Paella over a flame and bake bread in a traditional wood stove.
One day Paella course in Malaga
This one day cookery vacation offers a whopping 6 hours tuition and is set in the sun bleached pueblo of Torrox. The secrets of market shopping will be revealed to you. Pay attention. Chefs Christopher and Andrew will set you loose in the vibrant local market to test your knowledge and these ingredients will be foundation blocks for your lesson; and lunch. Accompany your authentic paella with home-made Sangria (courtesy of yourself ) and relax after a long hard day of being awesome.
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