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Learn to make Sangria and Tapa in a private online class!

5.0 (5 Reviews)
Approximately 1.5 hours
English or Spanish

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Your host Suzie
A Valencia native, Suzie is passionate about the food of Valencia and is excited to share with travelers the local and hidden culinary gems of her city. Learn about the difference between pinchos and tapas and cook patatas bravas along with a spicy sauce that you will wash down with sangria, one of the most popular Spanish alcoholic beverages. The goal of this Spanish drink and tapa online cooking class is to have a great time eating, drinking, cooking and chatting with a local as you eat and imbibe like a native Valencian.

Highlights
  • Learn to make a refreshing Spanish sangria and patatas bravas with aioli and salsa brava
  • Private, one-on-one online instruction with a fun Spaniard
  • Scheduled mutually at your convenience (host lives in Valencia, Spain (GMT+2))
  • Customization available for dietary restrictions or preferences
  • Recipes and ingredients list will be emailed in advance of class
  • Travel from your own home and learn Spanish culinary traditions!
  • You will need a hand mixer and a large pitcher
What will you cook together
  • Sangria, a Spanish alcoholic beverage of red wine, fruit and other spirits
  • Patatas bravas crispy golden potatoes topped with aioli (a creamy garlic sauce) and salsa brava (spicy red sauce)
Ingredients
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  • 1 bottle of young table wine (don't waste top-quality wine but don't use hangover wine either!)
  • 1 can or bottle of Fanta orange or other orange soda or club soda
  • 1 cup liquor like brandy, triple sec, vermouth or rum
  • 2 oranges, 1 chopped and 1 juiced
  • 1 lemon, chopped
  • 1 green apple, chopped
  • 1 cinnamon stick (optional)
  • 3 tbsp sugar (optional)
  • Ice cubes
  • 4 medium potatoes, chopped into 1/2" cubes
  • 1-2 cups olive oil for frying
  • 1 onion
  • 3-4 garlic cloves
  • ⅔ – ¾ cup olive oil
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ tbsp pimentón picante (hot smoked paprika) or cayenne peper
  • 1½ tbsp pimentón dulce (sweet smoked paprika) or regular paprika
  • 1–2 tbsp flour
  • 1 cup chicken broth (or vegetable broth for a vegetarian version)
  • Salt to taste

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Online Class Reviews
5.0 (5 Reviews)
Bethany 17 November 2020
"Suzie was so lovely and my friends and I had such a great time taking her class. First, the recipe was great and she was so fun and patient with us to teach us everything. She was also very accommodating, as we all had different kinds of tools and equipment, and she made sure that we each received specific instructions for each way to do it. We were also celebrating my friend's birthday and she made sure to hang up a birthday sign to make her feel special. If we ever get to a chance to travel to Valencia, we are definitely catching up with Suzie :)"
Jennifer 28 October 2020
"Suzie was such an amazing host/instructor! She was so friendly, helpful, and fun to cook with. We had my whole family cooking with her and it was probably difficult to get us all to focus and follow instructions, but she was so patient and kind with us. She had alternatives for us when we needed it and went our pace. Best of all, she gave us fun facts on the dishes' history and a couple of other cultural tid bits. She taught us how people toast drinks in Spain to start us out, which set for a great mood. We all loved the class and would recommend it! The dishes were so delicious. We didn't know if it would be enough food for dinner and had other stuff ready, but didn't need it at all. We were so satisfied with the gambas al ajillo and patatas bravas. Thanks so much Suzie! You made my mom's birthday extra fun and special."
Dylan 29 June 2020
"An engaging and easy introduction to Spanish tapas. Suzie's personable approach made us laugh, smile, and toast to food, family, and connection. Thank you, Suzie! Salud!"
Ana 17 June 2020
"This class was a fantastic and super fun experience! Suzie was a FABULOUS host and our tapas were delicious! I am already planning my next cooking class with TravelingSpoon!"
Abby 3 June 2020
"Loved Suzie! She was fantastic! I really enjoyed learning the origins of the tapas and making tinto de verano. It was a lot of fun. Would love to eat with her again. "
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HOW IT WORKS
  • Submit a request and get connected with your host
  • Pay invoice sent to your email and receive confirmation details and class link
  • Meet your host online at your agreed time for your private cooking lesson!
  • Free cancellation up to 48 hours before event