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Spanish cooking class; paella and more

Benalmádena, SpainPart of the Airbnb Cooking collection

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Cooking experience hosted by Pepe

2.5 hours
Spanish
Up to 5 people
Hosted in English, Spanish

What you'll do

Discover with me the secrets to prepare the most authentic paella, in the traditional way, along with a refreshing fresh vegetable gazpacho and extra virgin olive oil. We do not forget the classic omelette, 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.

It is not a theoretical class, the students are the protagonists, they chop the vegetables and cook the dishes under my careful supervision. You don't need to know how to cook, we guide you through the whole process. And best of all, 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. We also 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!!
Other things to note
It is a 100% practical cooking class, where students prepare all the dishes and then taste them at the end of the class. From Malaga city you can get there by car or commuter train (Arroyo de la Miel-Benalmádena stop), about 2 kms, then we recommend a taxi or Uber. Total 35 min.
Discover with me the secrets to prepare the most authentic paella, in the traditional way, along with a refreshing fresh vegetable gazpacho and extra virgin olive oil. We do not forget the classic omelette, 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.

It is not a theoretical class, the students are the prota…

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What's included

  • Food
    Tasting
    A vegetarian option for the menu is possible. If you have any...
  • Drinks
    Water and wine, coffee or tea (optional)
From $88
/ person
Mon, Jan 25
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
$88 per person
$88 per person
Tue, Jan 26
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
$88 per person
$88 per person
Wed, Jan 27
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
$88 per person
$88 per person

Meet your host, Pepe

Host on Airbnb since 2017
  • 51 Reviews
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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/
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 celebrate the course 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.
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Vegetarian
Gluten-free
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Peanut allergy
Shellfish allergy
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 5 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.