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Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
Perfect for all ages and skill level
A great way to find out about different cultures and traditions is through a unique culinary experience. The individuality of the dishes, and the cherished traditions and rich history that surround them, will help you discover more about the country and her people.
This cooking class gives you an in depth experience into Turkey’s food and way of life as you're guided through superb culinary traditions. Your talented chef will show you how to use seasonal ingredients to make amazing Turkish meals that will impress your family and friends and introduce them to an array of fabulous new tastes. Together you will cook starters, main courses, desserts, Turkish tea and coffee. And at the end of the session, you will share the meal that has been cooked with your fellow classmates in a charming café.
You'll be picked up from your hotel, and will then proceed to the class location. In this three hour class, you will cook and taste traditional Turkish food such as soups (mercimek çorba, tarhana çorba), mezes (starters, various vegetables cooked with olive oil), dolma (grape leaves stuffed with rice), main courses (mantı (Turkish ravioli), güveç, karnıyarık, köfte), and desserts (irmik helvası (Turkish Semolina Pudding), kabak tatlısı (Pumpkin dessert)).
You will also find out about spices, olive oils, cheeses, coffee and tea which is all aimed at helping you to recreate the recipes when you get home. At the end of the class and meal, you'll be dropped off back at your hotel.
Come and spend some time so that you can create the taste of Istanbul long after your trip has ended.
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Transport by air-conditioned coach
Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
Pick-up from the following locations: Sultanahmet, Laleli, Sirkeci, Gulhane, Kucuk Ayasofya, Taksim, Beyoglu, Aksaray, Karakoy, Eminonu, Galata.
Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this time, exact pickup time will be advised on reconfirmation.