Workshop or class

Half-Day Spanish Cooking Class & Boqueria Market Tour

Activity provider: BARCELONA COOKING
Workshop or class

Half-Day Spanish Cooking Class & Boqueria Market Tour

Activity provider: BARCELONA COOKING

From US$ 102.51 per person


Learn to cook Spanish tapas at a half-day cooking class in Barcelona. Select fresh and seasonal ingredients from La Boqueria Market on Las Ramblas. Then, prepare your dishes with the help of a chef, before eating the results with wine pairings.

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Duration 3 - 4 hours
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  • Learn to make a classic Spanish meal or "tapas" style Catalan cuisine
  • Go on a behind-the-scenes tour of La Boqueria Market
  • Savor the fruits of your labor with wine pairings
  • Prepare a 4 course meal for an authentic culinary experience
  • Get hands-on tips from professional chefs
Full description
Enjoy an authentic culinary experience in Barcelona, and learn how to cook a classic Spanish meal, or Catalan dishes in a “tapas” style. Available as a morning or evening option, morning tours include a visit to La Boqueria Market on Las Ramblas, one of the most thrilling markets in the city center. Join the chef on a behind-the-scenes tour to meet the vendors; some coming from generations of market traders. Learn about the locally grown produce, and select the ingredients for your cooking class. Once in the kitchen, prepare a 4 course menu of paella, soup, appetizer, and dessert. Every Wednesday morning the class is focused on Catalan flavors, with dishes prepared in "tapas" style. Get hands-on help from professionally trained bilingual Spanish chefs, and follow their tips whether you are an experienced cook or complete novice. Once your dishes are complete, sit down to savor your success, with pairings of Riojan (red) and Galician (white) wines.
  • Market tour (except evening cooking class)
  • Food
  • Unlimited premium Spanish wines
  • Water
  • Recipes
  • Tips

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  •  Please note that there is no market tour on local and national holidays, and for evening classes
  • Menus can be adapted to accommodate any food restriction. Please advise in advance to plan accordingly
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4.9 /5

based on 123 reviews

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Our chef was amazing! We started with a trip to the La Boqueria to gather fresh ingredients to make Paella as well as Spanish Tortilla, Pear Butternut Squash soup, tomato bread, and Crema Catalana. Oh and let’s not forget the wine that kept flowing. Our group was also a lot of fun too. My husband and I highly recommend this class as it was one of the highlights of our trip!

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March 30, 2023

We last minute booked for a group of 3. The directions provided are exact. You must press the door bell To make contact. That is not said in the app. Renata Is an excellent chef, a great guide, super friendly and super smart. the market was busy and she maneuvered like a champ. the class and food were AMAZING! This is a MUST DO if you are in Barcelona. Thanks to Renata my wife and granddaughter want to go home and remake the food.

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March 30, 2023

Starting with a shopping tour of Barcelonas oldest fresh market, the experience was both educational and entertaining. I could have spent HOURS (and a significant sum) in the market. There are some touristy candies at the entrance but there are farm sourced offerings as well as seafood (live) and butcher offerings, fresh vegetables, and peppers/spices. The came the kitchen introduction, fresh ingredients portioned with knife usage suggestions, safety, and local references. We prepared four courses of our own meal while being reminded, guided, and regaled. The recipes, complimentary pairings, along with seasoning and time management suggestions were invaluable.

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March 30, 2023

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