Discover free tastings and cooking demos in Gastrofestival Madrid located in different venues.The venues for these free tastings,cooking demos and workshops include museums, boutiques and food markets. Gastrofestival Madrid has always sought to include markets as they’re such an integral part of culinary and commercial life in the city and this year is no different. Here follows the list of free tastings and cooking demos in Gastrofestival Madrid:
Museo Nacional de Antropología
Museo Nacional de Antropología will host the following free tastings and cooking demos for Gastrofestival Madrid:
Address: Alfonso XII, 68
Date: 30th January
Museo Nacional de Antrología offers a workshop with acid and very fresh flavor, which has the ceviche, one of Latin American´s dishes of excellence by par as a protagonist. Among its basic ingredients are fish, onion and lemon juice. The workshop starts with an introduction to the ceviche, its origin and its variants.This will be followed by a presentation with of the range of products that can be used in this dish. The participants of this workshop will have the opportunity to prepare their own ceviche. Chef Miguel Ángel Valdivieso (Cevicuchería ) will lead this workshop. Those interested should reserve by emailing [email protected].
Museo Nacional de Artes Decorativas
Museo Nacional de Artes Decorativas will host the following free tastings and cooking demos for Gastrofestival Madrid:
Date: 31st January & 7th February
This workshop is a delight those with a sweet tooth! Firstly,the participants will learn about the Spanish baking tradition, techniques and recipes which have survived for centuries from generation to generation. Then they will take part in an educational tour of the beautiful setting of eighteenth century Valencian cuisine preserved in the National Museum of Decorative Arts .Afterwards, attendees can get “hands-on” experience by decorating cupcakes in collaboration with professionals from Oh my Cup! Reservations can be done by calling 910 505 755.
Mercado de la Paz
The Mercado de la Paz in Salamanca will host tastings of both Spanish and international cuisine. In addition, after the tasting on Friday the 5th of February, detailed below there will be a jazz-country-folk performance by the group, Over the Moon at the market.
Address: Calle de Ayala, 28
Date: 4th February
Mercado de la Paz will host the following free tastings for the Gastrofestival 2016:
From 12:00 to 14: 00h
Tasting of delicious pisto manchego accompanied by an exquisite wine from the region.
Date: 5th February
Mercado de la Paz located in Calle de Ayala, 28 will organize the tasting of seasonal vegetables and seafood delicacies accompanied by a good Galician white wine wheel well. There will also be a jazz-country-folk music concert at 18:30 with the group Over the Moon.
Date: 6th February
Tasting of French products accompanied by sparkling drinks from the with the neighboring country.
The Mercado de Vallehermoso in Chamberi will also host both workshops and tastings, including sushi demonstrations on the participating Fridays and Saturdays. See the list of free tastings and cooking demos in Gastrofestival Madrid below:
Mercado Vallehermoso will host the following free tastings and cooking demos for Gastrofestival 2016:
Address: Calle Vallehermoso, 36
Date: 23rd of January & 6th of February
- Sushi making demo in Canelle
- Porchetta tasting, Italian appetizers and wine from Corner DíBuono
- Tasting of organic wines of Bodegas Qubél from select products of Tahona de Guzman
- Tastings of quesadas and sobaos chocolate from Joselín
- Tasting of rocklets and craft beer in Rocklete
- History, making and tasting of artisan Calaveruela cheese in Quesería Calaveruela
Museo Cerralbo will host the following free tastings and cooking demos for Gastrofestival 2016:
Address: Calle Ventura Rodríguez, 17
Date: 7th February from 10.30 h
The Cerralbo Museum has been organizing events around the theme of ‘The garden of the senses‘ exploring the 5 senses. The arrival of Gastrofestival means that the museum will explore the senses of touch and taste with respect to gastronomy. The session begins with a course of fusion cuisine that mixes Japanese and Spanish traditions by Miyuki Miura. His intention is to create a mini edible garden in a Bento, Japanese traditional tray on with snacks. Additionally, there will be cocktail preparation lessons paired with a collaboration of the mentalist Paul Raijenstein. Event is sponsored by Hendrick’s Gin. Reservations can be made by emailing [email protected]