Cooking Holiday: Portugal's Spice Route

by Figs on the Funcho

Friday 19 April to Tue Apr 23rd 2024
Monte Ribeira Sant’ Ana S.B. Messines Albufeira
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An immersive experience of history, culture and food, focused on the flavours brought to Portugal's cuisine by the Spice Route. Riverside retreat Figs on the Funcho hosts a 5 day cooking holiday in April, including meals and accommodation. Master iconic dishes and the fusion of Portuguese and world flavours from Brazil, India and Africa.

Your cooking experience
A culinary adventure inspired by the historic Spice Route of the 15th and 16th centuries during our cooking holiday. Immerse yourself in mastering seafood and vegetarian recipes while enjoying excellent Portuguese wines. 
Explore the fusion of Indian and Portuguese flavours, reflecting Portugal's deep connections with Goa. Indulge in Mozambique's diverse culinary influences, featuring rich curries and seafood delicacies. 
Conclude your journey with the tastes of Brazil and Macau, former Portuguese colonies, adding a global flair to your palate. 

The Venue
Figs on the Funcho is a tranquil riverside haven in the Algarve countryside, north of Albufeira. The peaceful setting is conducive to real relaxtion and recharging, close to nature. It's an ideal venue for cooking and art holidays, as well as an excellent base for walking holidays.

What’s included in Portugal's Spice Route Cooking Holiday

  • Offsite Day Transfers - Transfers to the market are included.
  • Accommodation - Spacious, comfortable accommodation. Single or double beds with shared spacious bathroom or en-suite bathrooms
  • Meals - Breakfast, lunch and dinner, wine with meals (not included: alcoholic drinks (honesty bar provided)
  • Welcome drinks - Enjoy a refreshing welcome beverage upon arrival on the deck, shaded by the expansive carob trees.
  • Airport Transfers - We’ll have one Faro airport pick-up at 3pm for the group. On departure date we have one transfer to airport after breakfast. We can arrange airport transfers for you at other times for your cost.
  • Towels - Bath and swimming pool towels
  • Wifi - Fibre Optic
  • Yoga mats available

This Cooking Holiday runs from 19th April to 23rd April.
  • For bookings, price details and accommodation options, go here


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