Ana is a food and traditional recipes enthusiast. In previous jobs related to foreign trades, she had the opportunity to travel in four continents. In those travels, she met many interesting people and discovered recipes from different cultures. Combining her business and language skills with her cooking passion, Ana decided to share the recipes of her childhood with the rest of the world. So, she created her own business, Fresh Cooking Spain, a cooking workshop in the historic center of Seville, which offers incredible gastronomic experiences.
Mar has been involved in the tourism world for more than 25 years. After working in one of the most important travel agencies in Madrid, she decided to move to Andalusia. In Granada, she ran her own successful incoming travel agency for eight years before deciding to head for Cadiz. Her love of Cadiz food, wine, sherry, and passion about sharing Cadiz region’s amazing history and culture led her to design private experiences to taste the true local culture and gastronomy. She provides not only a culinary experience, but also the culture, architecture, art, history, and local customs.
from Republic of South Africa, December 2017
"Best holiday ever!"
Everything! it is not just a food holiday, it includes a wide variety of activities that I would normally not plan as part of an overseas holiday!! Well worth every Euro spent
a traveler USA
Four of us did the gourmet tapas and wine tasting class. After cooking each recipe, we received a class on the wine to serve and how to "taste" the wine. It was very informative and fun. We ate and drank out on the terrace, which had spectacular views of Seville. When we were finished, they helped get us a cab. The owner, Ana Lopez, was so down-to-earth and gave recipes and tips you can actually use. Their wine expert, Monica, was very knowledgeable and such a sweetheart. I would highly recommend a class for a nice night out!
Ana was incredibly friendly and a very gracious host. She taught me some new techniques and finally unlocked the secret of paella. I loved how willing she was to help me with my Spanish and shared all of the recommendations for tapas in Triana. The location itself was really pretty as well. Take the elevator to the sixth floor and go to the end of the hall. The sign out front is not very big. If you are having trouble finding it, it is near Caixabank.
We did a couples cooking class with Ana and loved it! She is both personable and professional. We wanted to do something different, but still experience Spanish culture and this was the perfect fit. Ana's local knowledge and cooking expertise made this worthwhile. At the end, we had a nice dinner on the terrace with a great rooftop view. We made three different gazpachos and a meat dish. Then, she provided a bottle of wine and an amazing dessert that she prepared separately. A full dinner, actually more than we could eat.
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