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Cooking Alaturka

Open Now: 10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
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Cooking Alaturka offers daily Turkish cooking classes, either from 10:30 to 14:30 or from 16:30 to 20:30, to groups ranging from 2 to 11 persons. You cook five authentic Turkish dishes together with other travellers, under supervision of Rocco and...more
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Akbiyik Caddesi 72A | Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 458 59 19
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was such a great way to do something different from the usual sightseeing or eating out at a restaurant. We did the walking tour plus cooking class, which I felt was a fun way to get to familiarize oneself the community, local food, and...More

Thank Stacy D
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great experience! We added the walking tour through the farmers market, shopped for some of the ingredients and got to taste cheeses, olives and nuts straight from the vendors. Leyla wad so sweet and helpful on all topics, including Turkish customs, food and where to...More

Thank Zimmy2s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This cooking class exceeded my expectations. My husband and I try to take a cooking class in every city we visit and must say, Rocco and Leyla are providing a beautiful hands on experience. Their knowledge of the ingredients used and the obvious passion for...More

Thank pimentelr24pv
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked online before we left home, and they were ready for us when we arrived at the agreed time. It was a very informative session - not only did we learn how to prepare and cook several dishes, but they shared much about the...More

Thank TirauAlan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This should’ve been the first thing we did in Istanbul. Everything else we did just pales in comparison. Food was excellent and diverse. Leyla negotiated for us in the markets, explained cooking methods of various local dishes and historical and cultural background behind various dishes...More

Thank Suellen and Dan... W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really loved the cooking class. It was nice, ´all-clear’, friendly and atmospheric. Would love to come again)

Thank Julia Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I didn't get a chance to take part in the cooking class, but instead came here for dinner for the set menu that they offer. Firstly the service is amazing. They were incredibly quick to reply to my email when booking the reservation and they...More

Thank Hannahrobinson7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love the idea of taking cooking classes when traveling abroad: you meet locals, make and eat great food and have fun. I compiled the list of several cooking classes and Cooking Alaturka bit all other places: the only class in the historic city center...More

Thank freedasha
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I booked this class from Australia, Rocco, the owner was very prompt in his response, which I liked We arrived, had a lovely chat and tea with Nasla, the chef and teacher before starting the class. Everything was mise en place, we...More

Thank Annica S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After having tried Turkish food, we really wanted to learn how to make our own. We found this highly rated class online and it’s no surprise why it’s got so many positive reviews. I enjoyed how theory and background to everything was provided and it...More

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With so many unmissable attractions within a mere
stroll of each other – and all set around the site of
an ancient Byzantine hippodrome – Sultanahmet is an
overwhelmingly popular tourist destination, and a
prime location for visitors to be wowed on a truly
epic scale. Beyond the wonders of the Blue Mosque, the
Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and more, this
relatively small area of Istanbul somehow manages to
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5 April 2017|
Response from cookingalaturka | Property representative |
Hi there. Sorry if i cannot be of much help, as you probably understood browsing on line no one offer you that kind of know- how. Actually nobody that i know would be willing to share their secret baklava recipe, off course... More