Market to Fork: La Boqueria Market Tour & Hands-on Cooking Class
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You will meet your chef Yves in the famous market La Boqueria in the Raval district of Barcelona where your culinary experience will start. Walking through the colorful market stands, you will discover different local and fresh products basis of the Catalan gastronomy, such as cuttlefish, monkfish, salted cod, lamb, beef, mushrooms, ham, fresh vegetables etc.
After your interactive food tour, you will head to the chef's personal kitchen in the little village of Esplugues de Llobregat, 15 minutes driving from Barcelona. There, you will learn your way around a Catalan kitchen while following the instructions of your chef for the preparation of a delicious meal lunch or dinner (3-courses menu or just tapas) that you will savor afterwards.
Discover the best of the Catalan gastronomy and its traditions on a unique experience. Visit the famous market La Boqueria and learn about the different products and flavors from Barcelona. Select your fresh ingredients and enjoy a 2-hour cooking class led by a local chef. Savor a delicious lunch/dinner freshly made on a rooftop terrace We will cook together while having a welcome drink on the roof of my house with views to the whole Barcelona Skyline.
You will feel like a local cooking among friends, like it should be.
I see you in the kitchen!
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Main Dishes Examples
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