Free Recipe e-book 'The Algarve cataplana: traditions and reinterpretations'
Experience hosted by Tertulia Algarvia Restaurant
Children >8 years old are welcome, accompanied by adults. Children aged 7 or under can only watch.
The word Cataplana refers not only to the utensil but also to the dishes that are prepared in it.
The characteristic of this pan allow a wide range of dishes to be created that are a delight for all the senses and are good for one’s heart, as the cataplana enables little fat to be used in recipes.
Throughout this experience, partecipants will have the opportunity to discover all the potential of the most iconic utensil in Algarve gastronomy and will learn to make a Cataplana with fish and shellfish.
Faro Food Market
Visit to Faro food market and fresh ingredients purchase
At the restaurant you will learn to prepare these ingredients and to make a cataplana like a true chef. Finally, you will be invited to enjoy the recipe you have prepared
Generally Yes. IDs will be checked. Please refer to our Compare Page in order to check if the tour is Family Friendly or not.
The Lunch at the Vineyard experience and Sunset Picnic in Tavira are adults only.
Please be sure and let us know if you (or anyone in your group) has a dietary restriction (e.g. vegetarian, diabetic, allergy, etc.) when you purchase your tickets. As long as we know in advance, we can accommodate your needs.
On the Orange Farm and Silves Food Tour we can accommodate vegetarians, gluten or dairy intolerances, but not vegans.
On the Moncqhique Hills & Flavor, Portimao Evening Food&Wine Stroll and Sunset Picnic in Tavira, we are unable to accommodate vegetarians, vegans, gluten or dairy intolerance.
Yes, bathrooms are available during the tour at selected food-tasting locations.
Most of the tours are held rain or shine. That’s how much we love the food! We ask you to check the weather before hand and dress appropriately. And don’t worry, tasting will occur indoors if needed as things don’t taste as good soggy.
The only experience that could be rescheduled in case of severe bad weather conditions are the E-Bikes Tour of Rural Algarve and the Sunset Picnic in Tavira.
We absolutely do! We can accommodate a variety of special requests (family reunions, Birthday parties, out of town guests, corporate, conventions, festivals, parades, grand openings and more).
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PeggyU18, Saint Louis, Missouri, Tripadvisor
Margarite and Miquel were our hosts for an amazing day at the Mercado de Faro followed by a cooking class on cataplana Algarvia. They were informative, friendly and offered a historical tutorial on cataplana cooking. The food was absolutely delicious. The meal was plenty and complete.