We are a Spain-based company highly specialized in the design and organization of culinary programs for the international traveler. Our offer includes pre-designed and customized gourmet food and wine tours throughout Spain, covering all topics and regions. Our broad range of programs includes traditional & avant-garde cooking classes, food & wine tasting and tapas tours as well as one-week culinary tours or shorter excursions, meeting your different requirements in terms of length of the tour.
They are designed to provide unique culinary experiences, "once in a life time" immersion in one of the most interesting culinary and cultural destination. We offer a genuine approach to both the most traditional roots of Spanish cooking and to the most outstanding cuisine made at the moment in Spain by revolutionary modern chefs. Discover the authentic cuisine and culture of Spain in a personalized and professional manner.
We are frequent collaborators of food writers, chefs, culinary institutions and other culinary professionals in the organization of their culinary trips to Spain. We are a proud member of the IACP (International Association of Culinary Professionals) and Slow Food.
For more information about our Culinary Adventures in Spain please contact us today.
Barcelona, culinary capital of Catalonia, is one of the centers of New Spanish cuisine. Being in the vanguard of Spanish art, architecture, interior design, fashion and other artistic expressions, gastronomy could not be an exception.
It is here where Mónica, our young and kind professional cooking teacher, has successfully worked as head chef for a number of well-known restaurants and hotels.
The idea is to combine regional and exotic ingredients with the most innovative cooking techniques and personal creativity. The preparation will produce as much pleasure as the eating itself: exciting flavors, textures, and colors combine to make you enjoy every minute, from preparation to the last bite of dessert!
Featured chefs include internationally acclaimed Ferran Adriá. Considered by many as the most revolutionary chef in the world, his cooking is based on the combination of texture, temperature, and taste with a touch of humor. As superstar French chef Paul Bocuse says: “He’s doing the most exciting things in our profession today”.
Although chefs are still mostly men, some women have also gained national and international recognition for their personal cooking.
Carmen Ruscalleda, chef of the 2 Michelin-starred “Sant Pau” and its sister restaurant in Tokyo, is one of them. Based on her creative interpretation of the Catalan culinary tradition - that has always combined sweet and savory, fish and meat, hot and cold, vegetables and fruits, Carmen has developed recipes that are both complex and balanced. Some of them can be learned in our cooking lesson.
Tapas Tours, Tasting, week-long cooking tours to “untouched by time” regions, 4 day culinary adventures to the most exciting culinary destinations in Spain, one-day culinary excursions to discover flavors and products that can hardly be found in other European countries.
For small groups, this unique cooking class takes place in a private home located in a quiet quarter, North of Barcelona. Lovely surroundings for a charming penthouse with a large kitchen and wonderful terrace overlooking the Tibidabo Mountain. After the three hours of hands-on cooking class in a completely relaxed atmosphere, the best part is you can enjoy lunch or dinner based on the prepared recipes, accompanied by fine Spanish wine, of course…
- An exclusive and private hands-on cooking class with English-speaking instructor
-A three-course lunch or dinner (depending on the time of day), made up of the delicious dishes you’ll prepare, accompanied with fine Spanish wine.
- A dossier with recipes in English, for you to practice at home!
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Created in 1999 by a group of Spanish professionals sharing a passion for the cuisine and culture of our country, A Taste of Spain was the first boutique agency specialized in the organization of innovative and exclusively designed culinary tours and services in Spain.
As native Spaniards with long professional...
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