Spain Cooking Vacations and Culinary Tours
Few countries in the world offer the diversity of cuisine as Spain. From the bustling cities of Madrid and Barcelona to the open plains of Western Spain, adventurous Spanish cooking styles feature a variety of ingredients that please the taste buds and soothe the soul. Because of its geography, Spain offers a wealth of cooking techniques, from steamed seafood to braised lamb, wine-rich sauces and a unique use of both fresh ingredients and spices to please the palates of cooking enthusiasts around the globe. Explore the variety of cooking classes offered in Spain, utilizing a rich use of chorizo, or spicy sausage, lechazo asado, or roasted milk fed lamb, cheeses, wine and a huge selection of shellfish and fresh fish.
Regional cooking in Spain offers exciting and unique cooking styles, from Seville to Valencia, from the fried and battered fish of Andalusia to sweet pastries popular in Seville. No culinary tour in Spain would be complete without learning how to cook the famous Fabada Asturiana, a famous Spanish stew combining the unique taste of saffron, chorizo, pork shoulder and white beans. From the famous spider crab and hake and clams in the Basque country to paella from Valencia, gazpacho from Andalusia and cured ham and wine dishes from Aragón, Spain offers a full exploration of cooking styles, recipes and ingredients for those seeking the height of adventure in a Spanish cookery vacation.