Enjoy a Deluxe Cooking Holiday on Mallora Island
at Read´s Cookery School, which is also a five star Relais Chateux Hotel & Restaurant
. Their cookery school
is perfect for those who are passionate about cooking
, and enjoy joining in with some culinary
fun with a Michelin-starred chef
. The class provides an inside look at the highly original Mediterranean cuisine
of acclaimed chef Marc Fosh
and offers an opportunity for hands on cooking
and an informative tutorial.
His emphasis is on bringing out the true taste of a food, the precision of preparation, and, most importantly, having a complete respect for the food itself
The course focuses on Spanish
influences, and includes innovative dishes
ranging from sea bass with wild garlic and almond sauce
to caramelised pineapple and ginger lasagne
with a coconut sorbet and a white pepper-toffee sauce
. Students are encouraged to be as subtle or adventurous as they like, and rather than insisting that recipes should be followed 100%, Marc deliberately encourages creativity, suggesting only that cooks should adhere to a comparable composition of flavours.
Their courses also include wine
and olive oil tastings
, plus regional cheeses
and Spanish hams
. We never forget that you are here also to have a good time, so we make sure a relaxed atmosphere
is always present throughout, whether in or out of the kitchen About the Chef: MARC FOSH
is the Michelin-starred chef/director at Read´s hotel and restaurant, Santa Maria, Mallorca, Spain. Now rated by the experts as one of the best restaurants in Europe. Marc, a fluent Spanish speaker, has a background in Michelin-starred restaurants in both the U.K. and France before moving to San Sebastian, the heart of Spanish gastronomy
in the Basque country
and eventually settling in Mallorca
. His style is unique and incorporates many individual interpretations and combinations of ingredients to create stunning depths of flavour and presentation.
His approach to cooking is modern yet simple with clear, clean tastes drawing on Spanish and Mediterranean influences. Marc Fosh is an inspirational chef committed to purity, balance and texture, his cappuccino of lobster and coconut with caviar
has been described by the London Evening Standard as "sex on a plate" and many famous names have been themselves to taste the great food coming from his kitchen. He has appeared many times on television and writes regular food columns for newspapers and magazines both in the U.K and Spain.
Learn the secrets of Michelin-starred Chef Marc Fosh
"Good food starts with good ingredients and food doesn`t have to be rich to taste good "