Type of tour: Cooking Classes
Duration of this tour: 4 hours 30 minutes
This tour commences in: Barcelona, Spain
Region of Spain: Catalunya
Learn the secrets of Spanish cooking during a private Barcelona cooking class. Start with a guided walking tour of the lively Boquería market, where you will get insight to local market life and discover the essential ingredients of Spanish cuisine. Your local chef will show you how to find and appreciate high-quality food. Then head to the chef’s house to prepare an authentic three-course Spanish banquet! Find out the secrets for cooking perfect paella, gazpacho and Spanish omelets, and learn how to pair the delicious food with wine.
Taste the real flavors of Spain and learn how to prepare traditional Spanish dishes with a local chef in Barcelona. Whether you’re a cooking enthusiast or culinary novice, you’ll enjoy the hands-on experience of this private Spanish cooking class.
Start by visiting the famous Boquería market in Barcelona with your chef. This traditional and colorful market is home to an array of local products, such as fruits, vegetables, meats, seafood and cheeses – a wide variety of scents and flavors that make for delicious, rich cuisine. Learn from your chef how to choose the best quality products.
Next, head to the chef’s private apartment in Barcelona. Wash your hands, get the pans out and let the fun start! Begin by preparing a delicious starter, such as gazpacho (a cold vegetable soup), pa amb tomàquet (bread with tomato) or huevos rellenos (stuffed eggs. Continue uncovering the secrets of Spanish cooking as you make paella (Spain’s most famous dish – rice with seafood or a selection of meats), or chicken with prawns, and finish your class with the mouthwatering dessert crema catalana (Catalan cream) or torrijas (Easter bread pudding).
While you put the finishing touches on the meal, learn the art of food and wine pairing. Then it’s time to taste your creations! Set the table and enjoy your meal with a well-deserved glass of wine! After your meal, hear more about Spanish cuisine from your chef while savoring a cup of coffee.
Alternatively, this private tour can be customized if you’d prefer to skip the Boquería market walking tour. You may dive straight into the Spanish cooking class at the chef’s apartment if you wish – please make note of this in the Special Requirements field when booking.
Please note: The dishes you cook will vary according to season.