Your morning begins with pick-up from your central Istanbul hotel and a short ride to the Deraliye Restaurant in the heart of Sultanahmet. After meeting your instructor, a professional chef, and discussing the day’s menu, it’s time to get started.
Uncover the unique flavors and ingredients of Turkish cuisine as you prepare a range of typical dishes, and master traditional techniques that date back to Ottoman times. Learn how to make creative mezes such as stuffed vine leaves with sour cherries or Sailor’s rolls, delicious pastries made with cheese and honey, and discover the secrets of classic dishes like Kirde Kebabi. Along the way, pick up plenty of expert tips to help you recreate your favorite dishes back home.
After a 2-hour cooking class, sit down to sample your creations and tuck into a 3-course homemade lunch, including an indulgent dessert and local wines. After lunch, your tour ends at Deraliye Restaurant.