San Sebastian: Famous Local Basque Cooking Club Private Meal
- Small group
- Skip the line
- Duration: 5 hours
Immerse yourself in the Basque Country's world-famous gastronomy scene in a cooking class with a local chef. The experience begins with a private guided tour along the Old Quarter of San Sebastian. Explore the main sites as well as some hidden gems often missed by visitors. Learn about Basque history, culture, and traditions while picking out the best seasonal products at a local market. Once the shopping is complete, walk to the private cooking area where the class will take place. Learn the main elements of a Basque meal and how to prepare them according to local tradition. At the end of the course, sit down to enjoy your culinary creation with a glass of local Basque wine.
This tour will include a nice walking tour in the morning, showing you and buying seasonal products in the local market gathering with local people. You will be shown how to cook the products after the walk while drinking txakoli, a white local wine, Rioja red wine or cider. Have an exclusive and unique chance to feel the experience of being in a private cooking club where locals gather. Taste some typical fresh Basque and seasonal food and also learn how to cook it too. The main rule of the cooking club following the history of why those clubs were founded, was that only the men were allowed to cook and to access the kitchen, and the women were only able to watch, be served and of course, to enjoy the experience but not to work.
This culinary activity lasts about 2 hours and a half and serves as lunch or dinner. This is a fun interactive class into a nice and relaxed format with one of the most known chefs in Bilbao. Learn the secrets of preparing traditional Basque Pintxos as well as some more current and innovate recipes and some very interesting tricks. In addition, taste them all in the end. The activity will be developed in one of the most emblematic restaurant in the city with fully prepared quality facilities, You will create 4 special pintxos and 1 traditional dessert and all accompanied at all times by Txakoli, Crianza, beer and soft drinks. The pintxos to be created could be the following: Gilda, Pil Pil Cod Salad, Tartarburguer, Talo with Sukalki, and Intxaursalsa with goxue (dessert).
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