Paellas are not only for the summer and, as local artichokes and wild mushrooms come into season, now is the perfect time to try a delicious winter version of this traditional Valencian rice dish.
The winter flavours add extra depth to the paella and you don't just need to taste it, now you can learn how to cook your own with our Valencian Paella Cooking Class!
First you'll experience the bustling local market and learn the secrets to the key ingredients that make up the traditional Valencian winter paella.
Next you head to the kitchen to cook up a storm, learning tricks that are sure to impress next time you cook for friends at home.
A testimony to the importance of gastronomy in Valencia, you will easily lose yourself in the atmosphere, smells, colours and life of this vibrant market.
Next, it's all hands on deck as we head to the kitchen and start cooking! After a welcome drink, get down to business with your chef guiding you through the steps to prepare the perfect paella.
When you finish your rice masterpiece, the proof is in the tasting! Be your own judge as you sit down to enjoy your very own dish.
Note: A traditional Valencian paella is made with chicken and rabbit, but you can choose to cook a vegetarian version if you wish.
Price: €60 per person
Time: 10am or 6pm. Other times available upon request. Market visits are only possible in the morning or Friday afternoons. If you don't include the market visit then the class will be 30 minutes longer instead.
Duration: 3.5 hours (market visit approx. 30 minutes and cooking class approx. 3 hours).
Meeting Point: restaurant/school close to Central Market.
Languages: English, Spanish, Italian and French. Alternative languages available by request.
Suitable for: Everybody
What to bring: Comfortable clothes.
Includes: Market visit, cooking class with professional chef, cooking facilities and equipment, and all ingredients. Meal with drinks at the conclusion of your cooking class.
Not included: Transport to/from the meeting point.
E-ticket: Upon receipt of full payment, you will receive your E-ticket confirming the date, time and meeting place of your tour, along with any other necessary details.
Other information: We can also include transport to/from the meeting point for large groups at an additional cost, contact us for more information.