La Rosilla

Unique & Delicious, lifestyle & food.
Cooking ExperiencesCatering & Events

La Rosilla logo.  Our Story

Welcome To

La Rosilla.

La Rosilla, unique & delicious catering, was created from the passion of owner Lynsey Drake. A food and lifestyle experience, located deep in the heart of the breathtaking Montes de Malaga, Andalucia, Spain. Local traditions, recipes and the abundance of fresh local ingredients, together with the flora, fauna and wonderful climate allow La Rosilla to showcase the area and all its wonderful bounty.

La Rosilla logo. Cook, learn, chop, sip, sit wonder, taste. savour, relax, enjoy, create, share and make memorable moments.

Gourmet Cooking experiences and Event Catering in the heart of the Montes de Malaga.

La Rosilla logo. Cooking Experiences

Do your holidays revolve around food and drink? Are you an avid foodie? Are you an intrepid traveller?


Come and join us at our idyllic mountain hideaway, La Rosilla. Experience all that rural Andalucia has to offer, with its gastronomic delights, traditions and a lifestyle of a bygone era.

Our hands-on, fun cooking experiences, allow you to learn, create taste and enjoy traditional dishes made with delicious, seasonal ingredients.

La Rosilla logo. Event Catering

We specialise in bespoke catering to suit every occasion.  Using the finest, freshest and seasonal ingredients to give our menus a unique flair.

From intimate dinners for two, grand fiestas, street parties, Mama-mia style weddings and tapas extravaganzas.  Let us at La Rosilla create your unforgettable event.

We offer and recommend a venue sourcing service, to help find your perfect location for your special event.  Luxury lakeside villas, traditional cortijos, cobbled streets with chapels or modern beach-side pads.

Cooking & Culture

A cooking and culture day with La Rosilla is truly a gourmet experience and is a perfect way, to get the taste for rural Spain and life in the mountains.  You will have the chance to a ‘Hands on’ day cooking traditional dishes, whilst soaking up the sights and sounds of the breathtaking Montes de Malaga and life from a bygone era.

Tastes of Town & Country

A delicious, gastronimical shortbreak, exlporing Malaga city and rural countryside.From the freshest fish from the coast, tapas in the city, to hearty country dishes, cheeses, cured meats and honey inland, the food is as diverse as the scenery.

Paella & Arroz Class


At your ‘Hands on’ Paella experience at La Rosilla, we will discuss the history of the dish, the delicious flavour combinations and tricks for the perfect Paella. 

Event Catering

With fresh tasting menus, using local seasonal ingredients, simply let us take the stress out of any culinary situation.

Bespoke catering to suit every occasion.

Chef’s Table


Come, dine with your friends and family, and experience the unique and delicious, Chef’s Table at La Rosilla.

The perfect setting for an unforgettable gourmet treat.

Paella & Big Pan Show Cooking

Live cooking for your private event.  A delicious spectacle for your guests.

There is nothing more comforting, hospitable & delicious than a Paella Party.

A giant paella pan of simmering goodness, cooked outside for all to see.


Holiday & Home Private Dining


The perfect dining solution, for villa and homeowners and holidaymakers, visiting The Axarquia, Andalucia.

Private chef and unique menus to enjoy in the comfort of your own home.  Meal deliveries or fully serviced meals.


What People are Saying

“A Great Find”

This cooking class was a highlight of our trip to Malaga and the Costa del Sol”

Nora – NYC

“More than just a cooking class”

The experience of all experiences at @larosilla! Lynsey, the paella extraordinaire, taught us to make an authentic paella at her fairytale home in Spain’s breathtakingly beautiful countryside”


“Another successful experience”

From the minute we met Lynsey it was like we had been friends forever. We received such a warm welcome to her beautiful casa in the Montes de Malaga, where we spent a fantastic afternoon learning how to make her delicious paella”


“Marvelous private dining”

We have used La Rosilla previously but the standards remain very high indeed and so it is worth reiterating the recommendation. Food was of an extremely high standard, delivered exactly as promised”

Richard UK

Don’t Miss

Our News And Events

Recipes, seasonal food, interesting places and all things Andaluz.  A look into our Spanish rural mountain lifestyle.

Sweet as honey.

Honey Harvest Another bucket list, tick off! Honey harvest on the perfect Autumnal day.  Blue skies, bright sunshine, mountain and coastal views and bees, thousands of happy bees. A dear friend bought me a very unique gift for my birthday in September, a day...

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Andalucian autumn arrives.

Ready for change? Oh yes!  Autumn has arrived in Andalucia, and after a long, hot, indulgent summer, we welcome the season change with open arms. New seasons always feel like an opportunity for new beginnings, rituals and regimes at La Rosilla.  Autumn brings on...

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Figs, glorious Figs, time to preserve.

Figs, glorious Figs! One of my favourite fruits, and If we're lucky we get two crops a year.  We wait patiently for our late Summer, early Autumn figs to ripen and pray they will before they drop from the trees. Eaten freshly picked from the tree is a treat for the...

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Hours of Operation

Cooking Experiences

7 days a week – Advance booking only.

10 am -4 pm.

Event Catering

7 Days a week – Advance booking only.

Drop Us a Line

Don’t be shy. Let us know if you have any questions!