Choose the ingredients at the market and head to your Spanish cooking class
Experience full immersion into the culture of Zaragoza by learning how to cook a traditional Spanish meal under the guidance of a local guide and talented chef.
Your day will begin with a guided tour of the Central Zaragoza food market, where you will collect the seasonal ingredients necessary for your meal. Along the way, your guide will point out the most representative products of the region and explain how they are used in traditional Spanish recipes. You will also get to meet passionate local vendors and ask them about their products. Soak in the sights, sounds and the lively atmosphere of locals, who gather here each week to have lunch and shop for their weekly groceries.
Your cooking class will take place afterwards at a kitchen club in the center. Here you and your group will learn to prepare a mouthwatering Spanish dishes with whatever seasonal ingredients you have collected fresh at the market in the morning. The menu will include typical starters, a main dish and dessert, along with the wonderful Carignan wines of the Aragon region. As you cook, you will also get the inside scoop on Zaragoza culture, lifestyle and culinary traditions.
But the real highlight of this activity comes after the class! You will join your guide and classmates for a wonderful lunch consisting of the dishes you have prepared together. This is your chance to meet locals and other traveling foodies, and to share an experience you will remember for a lifetime!
* Vegetarian and vegan options available
* Please provide details of any special requirements (dietary, allergies or otherwise) at the time of booking
* This tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair
Cesar Augusto Monument in Av. de César Augusto, 112 (Map)
10:00 a.m. | Monday – Saturday
English, Spanish, German
Up to 16 people
Cultural and fun experience suitable for children
Dedicated professional tour guide
Guided tour of Central Zaragoza food market
All market ingredients used in cooking class
Spanish cooking class in kitchen club
Spanish lunch with local wine from Aragon
Beer, soft drinks and water also available
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• Meet you sherpa at Cesar Augusto Monument
• Visit Central Zaragoza food market
• Meet local vendors and shop for ingredients
• Continue to a kitchen club for cooking class
• Learn how to prepare a traditional Spanish meal
• Sit back, relax and enjoy the meal prepared during class
• End of tour. Your guide will be happy to recommend activities for the remainder of your stay
Meet Jorge, Your Native Sherpa
Jorge left his hometown of Zaragoza to travel Europe, working and studying in different parts of England, after which he spent 5 years in Munich, Germany. He spent 2016 and 2017 studying at the Basque Culinary Center in San Sebastian, where he earned a master’s Degree in Culinary Tourism. Nowadays, Jorge finds joy talking to travelers about the history and delicious food and wine options to be found in Zaragoza.