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Cooking Alaturka

Open today: 10:30 - 21:30

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“turkish cuisine”(21 reviews)
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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 2 days ago

Chef Nasri with warmth and humor taught us 5 dishes. (She helped make them look better along the way.) Chef Rocco gave explanations about ingredients, regions, and practices. Leyla took care of us and answered questions. We had a great group, easygoing travelers with lively...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ireneyen
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked the food walk and the cooking class and are delighted we decided to do both. The walk was educational, fun and entertaining. The cooking class was professional, relaxed and satisfying. Flat shoes are needed for the walk, not difficult but a fair amount...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Koyston
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great hosts in the heart of the old town of Istanbul. I highly recommend a visit, either as a tourist, as a team building activity, as a person who is interested in learning the details and the difficulty of cooking such amazing tastes. Learning traditional...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the Two Continents food walking tour with Leyla our first day in Istanbul. It was an experience not to be missed - especially as an introduction to Istanbul. We sampled food all day and learned what, how, and where to order. Leyla was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Escape95369
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was such a fun day - we still talk about it! For us, as a family, cooking is a way of learning more about a culture, and we certainly found this with the food we cooked and ate. The yoghurt soup was delicious -...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank elianas524
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rocco and Layla are lovely hosts who along with their chef, guided us through preparing (and the eating)a five course Turkish meal. We had a wonderful morning learning about Turkish food culture. A great experience we do not hesitate to recommend

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Lizzie659
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best Turkish cooking experience in town! Layla and Rocco are fantastic chefs and passionate hosts! Strongly recommended for anyone curious about Turkish culinary traditions, genuine food products or if you just want to have fun with your friends over dinner.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ClaudioChiarolla
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I attended the Ottoman dishes cooking course at Cooking ala Turca with my three children. Not only the chef was very patient and nice with my kids; she explained everything with clarity and helped us through every step of the way. My kids are really...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Begum G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came across this cooking class while on our honeymoon in Istanbul and were so glad we did it! We had an amazing time not just learning how to cook delicious Turkish dishes, but also enjoying the warm company of Rocco, Layla and Nazli, as...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jaket499
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went with mu boyfriend to a cooking lesson and it was just great! Leyla, Rocco and the chef are easygoing and they will make you fill like home. If you’re looking for an alternative way to get to know the turkish culture, you should...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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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