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Madrid: Half-Day Spanish Cooking Class

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Get immersed in Spanish food culture with a hands-on cooking class led by local chefs. Choose between a paella class with a market visit in the morning or a tapas class in the evening.


  • Take a hands-on class where you cook your own food from start to finish
  • Learn how to make paella or tapas, then savor the fruits of your labor
  • Enjoy a family-friendly activity that's fun for kids and adults alike
  • Rest assured that allergies and other dietary needs can be accommodated
  • Visit a local market and shop for groceries (morning paella class only)


Prepare your own menu from start to finish following a chef's directions in this half-day cooking class in Madrid. Learn how to make paella and visit a market in the morning, or instead have a go at making tapas in the evening. • Morning Paella Cooking Class and Market Visit: Enjoy an unforgettable morning visiting a food market and cooking a delicious paella. First, go shopping at a local market for the groceries you will need for the class, then make a mixed paella of chicken and seafood, gazpacho (cold tomato soup), and sangria once back at the school. • Evening Tapas Cooking Class: Prepare some of Spain's most famous tapa recipes, making for a delicious casual dinner. In this class, you cook your own menu of 5 tapas, one dessert, and sangria. Tapas: Spanish potato omelet, garlic shrimp, chorizo in apple cider, patatas bravas, and tomato bread with ham. Dessert: Catalan crème. Whichever class you choose, you'll learn about the ingredients, habits, and stories related to food in Spain. After cooking, sit down around the table to enjoy the meal and share experiences with your fellow cooking buddies.


All the ingredients and drinks Recipe booklet Market tour (only in paella class) Lunch/dinner

Important Information

  • The cooking is done in pairs, but if you go alone, the activity provider will assign you a cooking partner
  • Food allergies, intolerances, and dietary requirements can be accommodated

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