Tapas & Pintxos

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Skill Level: Medium

The final day of this course will explore the Spanish tapas table. After demonstrations and guidance from your chef instructor, you will be asked to present an assortment of tapas to share with you peers.
This exercise will enhance your creativity by sharing ideas, recipes and flavours with one another. The highlight of the day will be the chance to sit together as a group and enjoy the tapas along with regional wines, cheeses, and cured meats.


  • Historical and geopolitical influences on regional cuisines
  • A delve into the origins of cassoulet
  • Italian influence on Provencal cuisine
  • The culture and dining rituals on coastal spain
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Science & Nutrition

  • Rice and grain structure
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Cooking Technique

  • Correct knife skills
  • Timing, planning, and organisation in a kitchen
  • Paella
  • Salad dressing
  • Bouillabaisse
  • Fish stocks and soups
  • Tapas and pintxos


  • Regional wines
  • Regional charcuterie and cheeses
  • Spice blends and regional herbs
  • Authentic pantry items

Workshop Sessions

Workshop Sessions

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The Mediterranean Culinary Academy classroom at No 5, Sappers Street, Valletta

All of our workshops will be held at our purposely-designed professional kitchen class room on Sapper Street in Valletta, conveniently close to the nearby open-air public car park.

Our modular classroom has been created to morph effortlessly between technical and theory exercises, with plenty of space for you to work, cook and learn. Designed for up to 12 students and a lecturer at a time, our classroom is also home to the latest cooking equipment – although it still feels like a comfortable home kitchen.

We look forward to welcoming you!

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What's included?

  • Food & Drink
  • Use of Equipment

75 4 hours over 1 Session