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The Spanish Paella Experience with Arantxa

Meet Madrid local Arantxa, a Le Cordon Bleu-trained chef and passionate home cook, who will show you the secrets to cooking traditional paella, Spain’s iconic rice dish.

NOTICE:This experience is available as a private experience exclusive for your group. Get in touch for pricing and availability!

What’s Included

  • Virtually travel to Madrid and spend 1.5 hours with Arantxa, a Le Cordon Bleu-trained chef who is passionate about Spain’s local cuisine.
  • Learn how to cook paella and the secrets behind its prized ingredients, including the most expensive spice in the world.
  • Learn the do’s and don’ts in the world of paella so you can cook better at home (or eat better on your next trip to Spain!)
  • Spend time with your family or friends in a unique and entertaining way—and bring your food-loving kids!
  • Receive the recipe for the dish beforehand so you can cook along with Arantxa at home—or simply sit back with a glass of wine to watch and learn, and put your newfound cooking knowledge to test at another time!
  • This experience is private and exclusive for you and your family, friends or team. Please contact us for pricing and information.

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Please note that the times available for this experience are in CET (Central European Time). To check the time in your local timezone check this timezone converter.

Spain’s most famous rice dish needs no introduction, but not everyone knows the secrets of making it in the traditional Spanish way. Join Arantxa, a Madrid local who is passionate about all things Spanish cooking and cuisine, and learn how to make Spain’s most iconic dish in the comfort of your own home. This is a sure crowd-pleaser that both kids and adults alike will love!  

But learning how to make paella with a professional chef is just part of your Spanish cooking journey. You’ll also discover how to use paprika the Spanish way, hear the stories behind the world’s most expensive spice and why it makes your paella special, and learn exactly what kind of rice to use in your paella to ensure that it turns out perfectly cooked.

We’ll send you a the recipe beforehand so that you can cook along with Arantxa if you wish, and while Arantxa normally uses chicken and seafood in her paella we also provide the recipe for a vegetarian option. Or, the wonderful thing about paella is that if you want to get creative you can adjust the ingredients to suit your taste!

 

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About Our Expert Guides

Born & raised in Madrid, Arantxa is a professional chef trained at the prestigious Le Cordon Bleu cooking school. She loves exploring the markets of Madrid, and cooking delicious meals. An experienced cooking school teacher, her recipes have traveled the world thanks to her students from all over the globe!

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