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Best meal in the Algarve in a beautiful setting.

Our family took a cooking lesson and market visit with Iniz. Rosario joined us throughout and for... read more

Reviewed June 15, 2019
SJB383973
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New York City, New York
Wonderful cooking class and meal

We were fortunate enough to be able to be part of a cooking class with TasteAlgarve last week. We... read more

Reviewed April 13, 2019
Glendag53
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St. John's, Canada
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The Algarve, Portugal, may be famous for its wonderful weather and beautiful beaches, but Taste Algarve has taken it upon itself to promote and preserve the gastronomic traditions and local products of this rich region, providing tourists with...more
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Poco do Alamo | Monte do Álamo, Tavira 8800, Portugal
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Reviewed June 15, 2019

Our family took a cooking lesson and market visit with Iniz. Rosario joined us throughout and for the meal. We were 4 for the lesson including 2 children and 6 for the lunch. Inez gave us some helpful cooking hints and introduced us to cataplanta...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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TasteAlgarve, Proprietário at Taste Algarve - Day Lessons, responded to this reviewResponded June 18, 2019

Thank you so much for your kind words. Was a pleasure meeting your lovely family and cooking together. Next time you stay with us and we cook other delicious recipes together. We hope to see you soon! All the best, The Taste Algarve and Monte...More

Reviewed April 13, 2019

We were fortunate enough to be able to be part of a cooking class with TasteAlgarve last week. We have been intrigued with the cataplana cooker and meal and wanted to learn more. This class was excellent from start to finish. The family is so...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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TasteAlgarve, Proprietário at Taste Algarve - Day Lessons, responded to this reviewResponded June 18, 2019

Thank you so much Glenda. Was such a pleasure meeting and sharing our recipes with you. We hope that you try the recipes back home (please let us know if you have any doubt). And if you miss us you know where to find us!...More

Reviewed July 12, 2018

We could not have picked a better way to spend our first night in Tavira. Mariana and her team were fantastic to work with - from booking to our arrival. We had so much fun cooking in their amazing kitchen, exploring the wonderful garden, and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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TasteAlgarve, Proprietário at Taste Algarve - Day Lessons, responded to this reviewResponded June 18, 2019

Dear Christie, Thank you so much for taking your time writing such wonderful review. We are very happy that you had a great time with us and it was a pleasure meeting you! All the best on behalf of all of us and we hope...More

Reviewed June 19, 2018

Taste Algarve offers wonderful cooking classes using fresh, local ingredients in a lovely setting. You will have opportunities to go boating, relax in the charming town of Tavira, and meet interesting people from all over the world.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 12, 2018

Thanks for such a wonderful day in Tavira. The food we made together were delicious and the company of Rosario and Luis was just amazing. You inspired us a lot! On our way back home to our house we had to stop to buy a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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TasteAlgarve, Owner at Taste Algarve - Day Lessons, responded to this reviewResponded May 13, 2018

Dear J,Thank you so much for taking your time reviewing Taste Algarve. Was a pleasure meeting you and cooking together. We are grateful for having the opportunity to share our HOME with such lovely people. We hope to meet you again soon. All the best,...More

Reviewed April 4, 2018

We visited Monte do Alamo for a team building cookery session in March. The company was delightful, the food and wine delicious and the learnings plentiful. What a wonderful business and what wonderful people.More

Date of experience: March 2018
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TasteAlgarve, Manager at Taste Algarve - Day Lessons, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2018

Dear Charlie, Thank you so much for your kind review. It was a real pleasure to host and cook with your team! It's very rewarding to share this experience with such lovely guests. We hope to meet you again! All the best from Taste Algarve...More

Reviewed March 25, 2018

We actually booked two cooking lessons with Taste Algarve. One for fish cataplana for the two of us, and then again towards the end of our stay in Tavira with our friends, and we made a bacalhau a bras, a traditional Portugese dish. Both experiences...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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TasteAlgarve, Owner at Taste Algarve - Day Lessons, responded to this reviewResponded March 27, 2018

Dear Joanna, Thank you so much for taking your time to review the cooking classes you took with Taste Algarve. It was a real pleasure to host you at Monte do Álamo and share those 2 days with you and your friends and we're happy...More

Reviewed March 12, 2018

We have just returned home after spending a wonderful month in Tavira and region. One of the best days of our vacation was our time spent with Luis and Rosario. From the time we met Luis at the market until we walked down the hill...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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TasteAlgarve, Owner at Taste Algarve - Day Lessons, responded to this reviewResponded March 15, 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words and we're very happy that you enjoyed the day you spent with us. It's a real pleasure to meet and share our "home" with people like you. We would love to hear from you when you cook...More

Reviewed July 24, 2017 via mobile

We took the cooking class as almost a privat lession for two and were amazed by the time and the heartfelt warmth Rosario and Luis welcomed us in their homestay. Besides a great trip to the market and their organic garden, you feel like cooking...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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TasteAlgarve, Owner at Taste Algarve - Day Lessons, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2017

Dear Jutta. Thank you so much for joining our class and taking the time to review us. It was a pleasure to host you and cook with you. Good luck with your gastronomic adventures, now with a Taste of Algarve ;) All the best from...More

Reviewed April 26, 2017

Positive experience from arranging the day via email to saying our goodbyes at the end of a totally inspiring and unique cooking experience. Would very much recommend this opportunity to individuals and small groups alike.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Heather B
August 13, 2015|
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Response from TasteAlgarve | Property representative |
Hi Heather, Thank you for your contact. You can send me an email (check our contacts on our website or Facebook page: look for Taste Algarve). Let me know the dates and number of persons. Kind regards, Mariana
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Ndina1979
August 8, 2015|
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Response from TasteAlgarve | Property representative |
Hi Ndina1979! Please check our website or Facebook page (look for Taste Algarve). You have our contacts there. Let me know the dates and number of persons that wish to attend the class. The next we have confirmed is a 3... More
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Ronald K
June 3, 2015|
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Response from TasteAlgarve | Property representative |
Dear Ron, Thank you for your contact. Our cataplana cooking class takes place in Tavira. The activity includes a visit to the local market to buy the ingredients, the cooking class and a tasting lunch at the end, at Monte... More
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