olives at finca 49

         olives at finca 49

our Andalucian culinary adventures are based in the village of Lanjaron in the Alpujarra region of Granada province - Perfectly situated halfway between Granada and the coast, this delightful town is famous for it's medicinal spring waters and easy going pace of life .

 

It's narrow plant filled streets are home to an abundance of bars, shops, and restaurants, with many households selling fresh produce from the doorstep -  this is a wonderful place to discover the genuine Spain

Easy access to both Malaga and Granada airports

4/5/6/7 day Gastronomic tour

these trips vary according to the season,local fiestas, number on the trip and the participants interests. Below is the itinerary for a typical 7 day cookery holiday

DAY 1

Transfer from Malaga airport
welcome drinks and an introduction to Jamon, Spanish charcuterie and cheeses
visiting various shops,producers and bars
 tapas style evening meal

DAY 2

Visit to chocolate emporium and sampling
foraging walk to organic vegetable farm
making bread in a wood fired oven
and fresh cheese making
(lunch included)

evening free

DAY 3

Trip to Granada - Tapas trail - shopping for spices and choosing great produce at  St Agustin market
Morrocan tea house followed by Spanish classics cookery class using todays fresh purchases

Eat the fruits of our labour

DAY 4
Olive oil mill/museum trip
Exploring the uses and flavours of Spanish olive varieties, oils and vinegars
lunch at village restaurant

evening free

DAY 5

Lazy day - take a walk, go swimming, visit the Alhambra or a local market.
Evening cookery :
herbs and spicesin Spanish cuisine
Paella masterclass and meal

Paella evening

DAY 6
Bodega tour - wine tasting trip
including lunch
siesta zzzzz
Preparing and cooking shellfish, squid and octopus

evening meal

DAY 7
Visit to Rum distillery + gourmet lunch at traditional beach "chiringuito"
return to Lanjaron for afternoon cookery: gazpachos, soups and stews

evening free

DAY 8

transfer to Malaga Airport

please note: there are no set dates for these holidays as they are designed around you. However due to the summer heat and restaurant commitments they are only available september to november and late feb to may