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Turkish Flavours

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Address: Feneryolu, Istanbul 34724, Turkey
Phone Number: +90 532 218 0653
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Turkish Flavours organizes culinary walks and cooking classes in Istanbul....

Turkish Flavours organizes culinary walks and cooking classes in Istanbul. We take visitors to a real Turkish Home on the lesser visited Asian side of Istanbul for our cooking classes. Our food walks are designed to stroll through local food markets and streets of Istanbul including stops for tastings of Turkish delicacies.

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Amazing and Eye Opening!

Met in front of the Markets, couldn't have asked for a more knowable foodie! Renan knew all the right places and was a pleasure to met! Would definitely recommend to anyone... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Stephanie M

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Met in front of the Markets, couldn't have asked for a more knowable foodie! Renan knew all the right places and was a pleasure to met! Would definitely recommend to anyone planning on going to Turkey!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Turkey is a beautiful country with lovely people. Selin and her ladies do a wonderful job of filling you with local knowledge and leave you with a feeling that you've been blessed with true Turkish hospitality. We are a family of six that visited in early July right after the Ramadan holiday. We spent two days with Turkish Flavors. One... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spice Bazaar & Kadikoy Market Tour with Gourmet Lunch I am an Australian woman travelling alone in Istanbul and as is usual in a new city, struggling a little with the language and the etiquette. I thought I would try a little day tour to make myself feel more at home and Turkish flavours is so highly regarded it seemed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

My family joined Taciser for a cooking class and market tour and couldn't have been happier. She's full of enthusiasm and genuine desire to share her knowledge about Turkish cooking and food shopping. She was fun and organized, and the whole experience was personal and unique. Highly recommend as a great introduction to the city and the country. Also wonderful... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

This is a belated review over a year.and I could pick the actual time I visited (May 2015)..but memorial so I need to do it. We booked Turkish Cooking Class Istanbul via email but did not notice that we had to reply again to confirm the booking, but thaks to Selin still managed to include us in the class on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

I can't urge you strongly enough--if you travel to Istanbul, join Taciser Ahvaz--Taci--for a Turkish Flavours culinary tour. I was there in mid-May (2016), and my glorious day with Taci framed and informed everything else I did in that intriguing city. As Taci points out, the complexity of Turkey is captured in its cuisine. At the Spice Bazaar, the colors... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

We had a great time touring the Spice Bazaar with Renan, then headed over to Kadicoy on the Asian side of Istanbul for an afternoon of cooking in Selin's beautiful kitchen. The food was delicious and we learned some good tips for re-creating classic Turkish recipes at home. A lot of the prep work was already done for us ahead... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

We did a cooking class at Selim's house with Renan. We met Renan at the spice bazaar for a tasting before taking the ferry across to do the cooking class. Renan was warm, friendly and charming it was totally fascinating to discuss Turkey's present, past and politics all whilst cooking the most delicious food. If you do one activity in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

We took the your of Spice Market and Asian markets. Renan met us on time and was exceptionally informative, friendly and thoroughly enjoyed our 3 hours with her. We learnt so much not only about the food but about Istanbul as well. The food was amazing and would highly recommend the tour. Thank you Renan. Belinda and Lily.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

We had the pleasure of taking a tour lead by Ms. Taciser from Turkish Flavours. She was a delight! We had a lovely spice tasting at the spice market, stopped for sweets and dried fruit afterwards. Ms. Taciser gave us lots of good information about the markets, what typical food is in Turkey and helped us try many new and... More 

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