Cooking courses and holidays in Spain

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Plump olives and sweet peppers stuffed with salt cod, spicy patatas bravas and velvety crème catalan, fresh clams with smoky chorizo and summery gazpacho over a glass of crisp Cava and warm bread drizzled with olive oil – cooking experiences in Spain should always be this appetising.

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The Spanish embrace food as a way of life: something to savour and to spend hours revelling in alongside good company, late into the evening.

Spanish food is so much more than paella, tapas and sangria (though those are great, too).

A cooking holiday in Spain draws you into the depths of Spain's flavours and the complexity of its dishes – and likewise its culture – convincing you that it stands equal to its more popular Italian and French neighbours.

Go learn to expand your knowledge of Spanish flavour combinations and allow your creativity to flourish, understand the complexity of local ingredients and be daring and bold with them, and – most importantly – share stories and a glass of wine with other passionate cooks over a meal you've prepared together.

And with fourth-generation cooks, lifelong Spanish chefs and local artisans showing you the way around the kitchen, you'll return with new skills and satisfied tastebuds.


Where to experience cooking holidays in Spain

Go just to explore one of Spain's diverse regions, or combine your Spanish cooking courses with another hobby or passion like horse riding, wine tasting or learning to speak Spanish.

Find the freshest ingredients in the enticing food markets of Barcelona on a one-day cooking class or learn the nuances and distinct regional flavours of Basque cooking during a weeklong stay along the alluring Spanish coast in San Sebastian.

Take to saddle before hitting the kitchen in the infamous Andalucian hills on a horse riding and cookery holiday in Iznajar. Or, wander the romantic, historic streets of Granada on a Spanish language and cookery course in this iconic Spanish city.

Cooking courses should always feel this inspiring.


Who are our Spanish cooking holiday guests?

Fervent foodies, beginners who struggle to boil an egg, lifelong chefs – everyone is welcome in the kitchens of our Spanish cooking schools.

You'll meet people of all ages and nationalities on Spanish cookery courses, from solo travellers to couples to friends. Some love local, seasonal food, others are simply looking for a getaway that mixes relaxation with life-enhancing activities (and excellent meals).

All that's required is a passion for food, a love of learning and a refusal to be boxed in.

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Thousands of people have already discovered that our eclectic mix of cooking holidays in Spain are as diverse as the people who go on them. Come and join them.

Guest reviews

"The cooking experience was extraordinary. I can't wait to get home and try out the recipes and techniques. I would go again in a heartbeat!" Tom, USA

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