Private Cooking Class with Spirulina in Torreilles

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Spirulina is a millennial micro-algae, which has been recognized by the World Health Organization (WHO) as the most complete food of the 21st century. Very rich in protein, iron and magnesium, containing all the vitamins except the “C”, this green gold brings great benefits to our body which will allow it to fight against fatigue, asthenia, stress, and to strengthen the immune defenses. and fill nutritional deficiencies. It was during an expatriation to Madagascar that Christiane and Alain, your producer hosts, discovered the incredible effects of Spirulina used there against malnutrition. After a few years of reflection and training, they finally decided to create a production farm for this blue-green alga at the end of 2018. Located in Torreilles, in the Pyrénées-Orientales, our two producers will warmly welcome you to make you discover the secrets of their Catalan Spirulina, from their pools to your plate.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Christiane et Alain Marsal

How is this Spirulina produced?
It is during an introductory visit that you will discover how this microscopic micro-alga is cultivated. Cultivation, harvesting, gentle pressing, drying at low temperature: these are all steps to transform Spirulina into green gold for your well-being. Your hosts will walk you through their facilities to explain their know-how.

Now it's your turn ! Head to the laboratory for a cooking workshop
After this first part, we offer you a unique discovery workshop, a perfect opportunity to learn how to cook and consume this treasure trove of flavor and goodness, accompanied by fresh regional products. Christiane and Alain will advise and accompany you to make various dishes around Spirulina, such as hummus from Lake Chad, spangled guacamole, Japanese caviar, creamy fresh spirulina, sea-lake tartare, assorted protein truffles, creamy choco-Spiru or another aperitif cocktail. This workshop will allow you to finally have a good time, and taste these dishes in the company of your hosts in a haven of nature.
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