Embark on a culinary journey through Spain without leaving Madrid with this 3-hour Mediterranean cooking class. Experience the buzzing atmosphere of the Torrijos market as you shop for ingredients, then get hands-on as you whip up traditional dishes like gazpacho and arroz negro from four different regions of Spain. Finally, tuck into a 3-course home-cooked dinner, accompanied by a refreshing Sangría and a delicious apple flame dessert.
3-hour Mediterranean Cooking Class in Madrid
Shop for ingredients at the lively Torrijos market
Get hands-on as you learn to make gazpacho, Huevos rotos and arroz negro
Master tips and techniques from an expert chef
Enjoy a home-cooked 3-course meal, including dessert and Sangría
No cooking experience necessary: suitable for all levels
Small-group class ensures plenty of hands-on experience
Make your own way to the cooking school in Central Madrid to begin your Mediterranean cooking class and meet with your instructor, a professional chef. After discussing the recipes that you’ll be creating, follow your guide to the Torrijos market to shop for fresh ingredients. Along the way, listen as your guide points out the various foods, herbs and sauces on sale, and help select the ingredients for your class.
Back at the cooking school, set to work creating an array of dishes from all corners of Spain. First on the menu is an Andalucian specialty, gazpacho, a tasty tomato soup served cold, followed by local delicacy, huevos rotos (‘broken’ eggs) with Iberico ham. You’ll also learn how to make arroz negro, the quintessential Navarra dish of black rice with fresh squid and Ali Oli sauce. Top it all off with a scrumptious apple flambe, following a traditional recipe from Asturias in Northern Spain.
After getting hands-on in the kitchen and picking up a host of tips and techniques from your chef, sit down to feast on your 4-course dinner, accompanied by a tasty sangría cocktail. Finally, you’ll be given the recipes to take away with you, so you can try out your newfound skills on friends and family back home.