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A delicious and delightful day

The cookery class with Nektar was a real highlight of our family holiday. We spend a delightful day... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2016
Cambridge, England
A unique, delicious, warm, personal, regional cooking class and meal....

Nektar's food, family and ambience are a wonderful experience to add to the wonders of Ephesus and... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2016
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27 Aug 2016
“A delicious and delightful day”
7 Jun 2016
“A unique, delicious, warm, personal, regional cooking class and meal....”
We offer cooking classes in our home garden kitchen. We are specilised on village style vegetable Mediterranean cooking. We are a boutique culinary scholl for small groups.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Kirazli Village, Kusadasi 09400, Turkey
+90 532 336 23 53
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Reviewed 27 August 2016

The cookery class with Nektar was a real highlight of our family holiday. We spend a delightful day buying food at the market, cooking it with Nektar's guidance and then, of course, eating it. We cooked 6 different dishes from scratch. Our two children got...More

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Reviewed 7 June 2016

Nektar's food, family and ambience are a wonderful experience to add to the wonders of Ephesus and Turkery.

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Reviewed 5 June 2016

What a wonderful experience and highlight of our cruise in the Mediterranean. Since our ship docked at 7:00A.M. and did not leave until 10:30 P.M. we were fortunate enough to spend an exciting day in Ephesus. Yelsin the owner of Villagecookingclass made the suggestion of...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

A fantastic, friendly cultural experience. Nektar guided us through the preparation of an authentic Turkish evening meal using fresh local produce. We chopped the fresh herbs and vegetables, followed her recipes to finally share the family meal.

Thank Jane R
Reviewed 29 May 2016

It was a very interesting experience to participate in the Village Cooking Class. I love cooking and this was an interesting and very different practice which I enjoyed a lot! We started with taking the vine leaves from the garden, so exciting! Except for rice...More

Thank LiliTrips
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Thank you Nektar for the nice day ! Everything was arranged very good : the transportation, the market visit and of course the cooking lesson. It was funny and interesting. The food was delicious, we are going to cook the same in Belgium :) çok...More

Thank PascalMor
Reviewed 24 November 2015

While most of the reviewers appear to have been in a cooking class for the first time (abroad), this review is done from the lens of having done seven classes throughout Asia with our family of four. Nektar is very nice, and she is very...More

Thank Craig T
Reviewed 6 October 2015

Yalcin was our guide during a 2 day visit in Pamukkale, Selcuk, Efes and a few villages (Kirazli, Sirince etc). While Pamukkale, Hierapolis/Necropolis, Efes impressed - the best part of the 2 days was the cooking class we took with Nektar, Yalcin's partner at their...More

Thank k w
Reviewed 19 August 2015

Choose this cooking class if you are looking for an authentic village feel in a lovely setting with delicious locally sourced produce and special family atmosphere. Kirazli is easily reachable from Kusadasi and Aydin as a day trip via Dolmus or private transfer and very...More

Thank kate0488
Reviewed 30 July 2015

We visited Nektar & Yalcin for cooking lessons but we taste the genuine turkish culture. We were felling like home in their garden and the experience we had was special. We cooked togeter specific turkish meals : meze -aperitifs - some meatballs made from lentils...More

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