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Esme Tours - One Day Cooking Workshop

Calle de La Plaza 43, 24738 Pozos, Spain
+34 608 36 96 95
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What a pleasant surprise this was. Laura and Chef are the most gracious hosts. Chef prepares feasts... read more

Reviewed 18 November 2017
hfv492
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Baden, Switzerland
5 nights in wonderful company with fabulous food

We spent 5 nights with Laura, Laura and Chef Esmeraldo and our only regret is that it couldn't have... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2017
lesleysinclair2017
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Thenon, France
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Join Chef Esmeraldo in the small picturesque village of Pozos for hands on cooking classes! Located in the province of Leon, we offer culinary and travel adventures. Learn classic Spanish favorites using fresh local ingredients, traditional cooking methods, wine tastings from boutique wineries and a village tour are all included in our one day package. Learn to create Spain's famous Paella Iberica and tapas! - Gambas PilPil, Tortilla Espanola, Pinchos Morunos and Croquetas de Serrano y Queso! Learn to carve Jamon Iberico! Other options are short stays or week long adventures. Custom and private tours are also available.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Calle de La Plaza 43, 24738 Pozos, Spain
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+34 608 36 96 95
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Reviewed 18 November 2017

What a pleasant surprise this was. Laura and Chef are the most gracious hosts. Chef prepares feasts that could put many five star restaurants to shame. Laura somehow senses what you need to do next. Be it cooking lessons with Chef, going for a hike,...More

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Reviewed 25 September 2017

We spent 5 nights with Laura, Laura and Chef Esmeraldo and our only regret is that it couldn't have been longer. These kind thoughtful people gave us an experience far beyond what we could have expected. Chef is a patient teacher, ensuring you have a...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Our time in this beautiful lodge in this lovely small village with our wonderful hosts Laura and Chef Esmeraldo was truly the highlight of our Spain vacation. The care they took to ensure that we enjoyed our visit while learning to make Spanish cuisine was...More

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Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

We spent 5 unforgettable nights at the Esme Lodge as part of our honeymoon. I'm still not sure how my husband found this remote destination, but as soon as he showed me their website I knew it was exactly what we were looking for: great...More

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Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

This is far more than a cooking retreat. This place is a gem of a find and chef Esmeraldo (from Pozos originally but now world renowned chef) and his wife Laura (Canadian) made our experience something to remember for a lifetime. There are loads of...More

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Reviewed 19 February 2017

I found this holiday browsing Trip Advisor. I was looking for something different where we could create some special family memories. I also secretly had an inner desire to connect our boys with rural Spain, the wonderful warmth of the Spanish people ... and to...More

Thank nadia o
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Reviewed 6 September 2016

We happened to stumble across Esme Tours on tripadvisor when planning a stop off on our drive across Northern Spain and we couldn't have imagined how fortunate it was that we opted for a day's course with Chef Esme and Laura. What an experience! Not...More

Thank Crawf89
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Reviewed 4 July 2016

I spent five nights in Pozos with Esme Tours in late May. It was my first time to Spain and I could only spend one week, starting out my daughters 5 week Spain tour. Everything was excellent and beyond, from the accommodations- beautiful rooms, comfy...More

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1  Thank Heidi B
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Reviewed 27 August 2015

We traveled to the small Spanish village of Pozos without really knowing what to expect. From the first minute we met Laura, we knew were were in great hands. Laura and Esmeraldo have converted one of the village's beautiful old stone homes into what they...More

2  Thank Lauren A
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Esmeraldo O, Owner at Esme Tours - One Day Cooking Workshop, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2016

Dear Lauren & Alejandro! Thank you so much for the kind words. It was wonderful sharing Pozos with both of you! It is always a pleasure having guests like you that truly enjoy Spanish cuisine; cooking and eating it!! We look forward to your next...More

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Reviewed 31 July 2015

My family and I stayed in Pozos with Laura and Chef E in the fall of 2014 and is was a great experience. The accomodations are fantastic (very new and well maintained) and the village of Pozos is as authentic as a historic mountain village...More

3  Thank petiteTreasure
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Esmeraldo O, Owner at Esme Tours - One Day Cooking Workshop, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2016

Thank you so much for your kind words! It was a pleasure having you stay with us. We greatly enjoyed showing you our little corner of Spain and introducing you to some traditional Spanish cuisine! It was great fun exploring the local smokehouses with you...More

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