On this special culinary and cooking tour of Spain you will be based in Santiago de Compostela, the historic capital of Galicia on the Atlantic North-western coast of Spain. You will get the chance to learn in-depth about the gastronomy of Galicia by cooking side-by-side with an Expert Galician Chef, at the fabulous Restaurante O Curro da Parra, offering creative cooking in Galicia. The class will be based around traditional ingredients/products of the area, but renewed with creative-modern techniques and presentation of the dishes prepared.
Fresh Seafood at the Fish Market in Santiago Plaza de Abastos - Galician Cooking Food and Wine Tour in Santiago de Compostela, SpainApart from the cooking lesson we will explore the historic monuments and local food market of Santiago, in addition to it's surroundings so we can admire the lush inland countryside. Then follow down the Rias Baixas coast to see the contrasts of landscape from inland and coastal Galicia. We will pass through small pilgrimage and fishing villages, visiting noble pazos (manors) to see the popular architecture of this region. As well along the way we will make culinary visits to see how the honey, wine, cultivation/factories of mussels, scallops and many other food related aspects of this rich land.