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Spanish cooking class; paella and more

Benalmádena, SpainPart of the Airbnb Cooking collection

Cooking experience hosted by Pepe

2.5 hoursHosted in Spanish and English
Committed to safety
This host committed to Airbnb’s COVID-19 safety guidelines.
Spanish cuisine
Host can accommodate dietary restrictions.
Up to 6 people
Includes food and drinks

What you'll do

Discover with me the secrets to prepare the most authentic PAELLA, in the traditional way, along with a refreshing GAZPACHO of fresh vegetables and extra virgin olive oil. We do not forget the classic SPANISH TORTILLA, a perfect starter to share with friends, with our personal touch. A fun class where we talk about the typical products of Spanish cuisine and how to get the most out of them, with the RECIPES OF MY FAMILY. In addition, we offer you an APERITIF based on local cheeses and sausages, so that you get to know better the products of our land. We offer the class in spanish or english.

It is not a theory class, you will prepare all the ingredients and cook the dishes under my careful supervision. You do not need to know how to cook, I will guide you throughout the process. And the best, the final tasting, where you can taste the prepared dishes and discover the authentic flavors of our traditional cuisine, first-hand.

You will take a good memory of our class, with all the smells and flavors of our traditional cuisine. In addition, we will send you, once the class is over, the manual with the recipes with all kinds of details so that you can cook all the dishes learned at home without problem. Do not miss it!!
Discover with me the secrets to prepare the most authentic PAELLA, in the traditional way, along with a refreshing GAZPACHO of fresh vegetables and extra virgin olive oil. We do not forget the classic SPANISH TORTILLA, a perfect starter to share with friends, with our personal touch. A fun class where we talk about the typical products of Spanish cuisine and how to get the most out of them, with the RECIPES OF MY FAMILY. In addition, we offer you…

What's included

  • Food
    Tasting
    We prepare a starter with eggs (omelette), gazpacho (vegetable...
  • Drinks
    Spanish Verdejo variety white wine (ideal to pair with paella), water, beer...

Meet your host, Pepe

Host on Airbnb since 2017
  • 51 Reviews
  • Identity verified
I am a professional chef and teacher, owner of my own cooking school where I have taught classes for amateurs and professionals for more than 10 years. My passion is gastronomy, something I share on my blog and in my cooking classes. Born in Malaga, I have known Spanish and Andalusian cuisine since I was a child. I also like to travel, which has expanded my knowledge of the cuisine and cultures of Asia and Europe. I love meeting new people and sharing my knowledge with them.
You can visit my blog at :https://pepekitchen.com/ and Instagram @pepekitchen
I am a professional chef and teacher, owner of my own cooking school where I have taught classes for amateurs and professionals for more than 10 years. My passion is gastronomy, something I share on my blog and in my cooking classes. Born in Malaga, I have known Spanish and Andalusian cuisine since I was a child. I also like to travel, which has expanded my knowledge of the cuisine and cultures of Asia and Europe. I love meeting new people and sharing my knowledge with them.
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Where you'll be

We will take the lesson in our house, a great well-equipped and spacious space where we will enjoy a good meal-tasting at the end, once all the dishes have been prepared. Enjoy the views of the sea and the privacy of our villa, in a privileged environment, in the heart of the Costa del Sol.

Rated 4.88 out of 5 from 51 reviews.

Yaroslav
August 2020
Pepe is very kind and friendly person. He made us to be the heart of the process and guided us through cooking delicious Spanish food. He shared his experiences and some insights on how you can make it taste great. Definitely a must have if you want to know how Spanish food is properly cooked.
Pepe is very kind and friendly person. He made us to be the heart of the process and guided us through cooking delicious Spanish food. He shared his experiences and some insights o…
Shane
July 2020
I had an excellent experience with Pepe, he cooked the 3 things I wanted to learn so it was perfect. Great clean kitchen and would highly recommend. Pepe himself is a warm and welcoming host and it was great to meet him. Highly recommend!
Wilson
July 2020
A experiência de aprender algumas das mais típicas receitas espanholas com Pepe valeu cada minuto. Pepe é muito atencioso, nos deixa à vontade e nos coloca para ajudá-lo nas preparações. Local muito agradável, e o resultado final, uma delicia! Tudo com muito sabor, o sabor da Espanha!
A experiência de aprender algumas das mais típicas receitas espanholas com Pepe valeu cada minuto. Pepe é muito atencioso, nos deixa à vontade e nos coloca para ajudá-lo nas prepar…
Lea
March 2020
Loistava kokemus jos haluaa tutustua Espanjalaisen ruan saloihin ja ei sitä jo entuudestaan tiedä ja nauttia tekemästään ruuasta joka oli erittäin hyvää (voisin sanoa paras Paella jota ikinä syönyt). Hyvä illanviettotapa esim. kaveriporukalla nauttia illallinen itse tehden.
Loistava kokemus jos haluaa tutustua Espanjalaisen ruan saloihin ja ei sitä jo entuudestaan tiedä ja nauttia tekemästään ruuasta joka oli erittäin hyvää (voisin sanoa paras Paella…
Jordan
February 2020
Had such a great experience. I’ve always wanted to learn how to make authentic Spanish cuisine, and what better way to do than with a lovely, knowledgeable and relaxed gentleman and a glass of wine?!
Jaen
January 2020
I really enjoyed this experience! Very interesting & it's amazing how Pepe could give more information, not just about cooking itself, but facts that tourists could not have known just by being in Malága or reading brochures. As a chef myself, I liked how clean & big the kitchen is & the facility is complete too. & as an educator myself, I liked how straight & precise the instructions are, even the first-timers in the kitchen would do a great job! I would gladly recommend this experience! It was worth every penny & a sumptuous meal & a bottlle of wine are the perfect touch to cap this once-in-a-lifetime experience. Salut Pepe! :)
I really enjoyed this experience! Very interesting & it's amazing how Pepe could give more information, not just about cooking itself, but facts that tourists could not have known…

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Dietary preferences

If requested, the host can accommodate the dietary needs listed. You must let the host know before the experience if you’d like an accommodation.
Gluten-free
Shellfish allergy
Dairy-free
Pescatarian
Vegan
Soy-free
Vegetarian
Fish allergy

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests ages 10 and up can attend.

Alcohol

This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.