Adventures - Portorož - Piran

Mediterranian Fish Cooking Workshop with Irena Fonda

At Irena Fonda's cooking class at Fonda Fish Garden, we will teach you everything you need to know to become an expert at preparing fish and other seafood. Amongst many skills you will learn is the tricky art of preparing and filleting seabass, preparing delicious mussels (in season), making incredible seafood pasta, and how to safely prepare raw fish dishes.


od 150 € / person

At Irena's cooking class that takes place at Fonda Fish Garden, we will teach you everything you need to know to become an expert at preparing fish and other seafood. Amongst many skills you will learn is the tricky art of how to tell if a fish is fresh, cleaning, filleting and preparing seabass, preparing delicious mussels (in season), making incredible seafood pasta, and how to safely prepare raw fish dishes. The cooking class begins with a glass of local wine or chilled water with local herbs while you get initiated in the world of fish, including such essentials as how best to freeze and store your fish, and a whole host of others.

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At our workshop you will cook, learn, and have fun making friends in a small group - and as a perfect end to a perfect day, you will gather under pine trees to feast on a delicious gourmet seafood, followed by a sweet farewell in the form of a seasonal dessert. The class will be run by Irena Fonda, the founder of Fonda Fish Garden, a molecular biologist, a passionate cook and an advocate of the sustainable use of the fruits of the sea. We will provide you with all ingredients, utensils, and recipes. 


When

  • Thursdays at 5 p.m. (English)
  • Sundays at 11 a.m. (English)


  •  Min. number of participants: 2.
  •  This activity is not suitable for children under 8 years of age.
  •  This workshop requires both, a good weather and a minimum number of participants . If it’s canceled due to poor weather or because the minimum isn't met, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  •  Italian, German and Slovene languages workshops – on request.
  •  Private groups – on previous request for the price 600 € for 1-4 participants or 150 € per person for 5 or more participants. 
  •  Reservation: 48 h prior.
  •  Cancellation: 24 h prior.