Bodrum Market Visit and Cooking Class

Bodrum Market Visit and Cooking Class

From $101.85 per person

This market visit and cooking class begins with you buying your ingredients at the local market before traveling to the Erenler Sofrasi restaurant to prepare a 5-course Turkish meal. It ends with you eating lunch and drinking wine by the Aegean Sea.

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Duration 5 hours
Starting time 9:30 AM
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Experience

Highlights
  • An expert chef will lead you on a market visit and a cooking class
  • At the Erenler Sofrasi restaurant, our chef will teach you how to cook five gourmet Turkish dishes
  • It is your chance to see the Yasbasan stone houses, reminscent of buildings in ancient Halicarnassus
  • Enjoy lunch and a glass wine in front of the Aegean Sea
Full description
At 09:30, you will be picked up from your hotel or the cruise ship port. At your first stop, you will meet your host and culinary guide for a cup of tea. Next, you will drive to the farmers’ market to shop for the ingredients to make your lunch. Your lunch will comprise of three cold starters, one warm entrée, and a main course. At the market, you will meet local food purveyors selling homegrown olives, wild seasonal greens, vegetables and homemade noodles, jams, pickles, breads, and cheeses. Once you have bought all the necessary ingredients, you will drive to Erenler Sofrasi in an olive garden. Your final stop is the Erenler Sofrasi restaurant where you be will guided through the delicious secrets of regional Aegean cookery, a special and particularly healthy branch of Turkish cuisine. You can either join in with the cooking sessions or watch while sipping a glass of Turkish wine. Either way you will be given written recipes of each dish. You will be served lunch in front of the mythological Aegean Sea. At 14:30, you will drive back to your original location in Bodrum.
Includes
  • Pick up and Drop off from and back to Bodrum City Center or Ortakent
  • Market visit
  • Five recipe cooking class and written recipe book
  • Lunch and a glass of Turkish Wine
  • Pick up and Drop off from and back to the outer Bodrum areas
  • Any drinks after your complimentary glass of wine

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Awesome experience in Turkish cuisine and culture. Recommend!!!!!

Our Turkish cooking class began with a very warm greeting, a morning pick up and drive to the market. Entering Asli’s restaurant we were awed by its colorful ambiance, dining tables in the courtyard and inside, and her husband’s paintings decorating the wall. With Turkish tea and great conversation we sat down at one of the tables to pod cranberry beans, peel red peppers, cut up quince, crush garlic, chop onions, grate tomatoes, and roll vegetables in phyllo sheets. The smoky fragrance of the grilling eggplants, the quince and fennel simmering, and the rice pilaf with raisins and herbs made the experience deliciously sensual. The main dish was a work of art - fresh anchovies lining a clay pot, which was filled with rice pilaf and re-covered with the anchovies. We learned Asli’s special techniques for how to make her “magic sauce”, and the wonderful combination of herbs with fruits and vegetables. What a beautiful

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November 25, 2013

August 23, 2019

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