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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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lovely and unique experience!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Singeli A

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Taipei, Taiwan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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Kabul, Afghanistan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

We took the Turkish Flavours market tour with Taciser Ayvaz, visiting the spice market, a fabulous open air market on the Asian side, and then some interesting shops and food stalls on the Asian side. It was an interesting and enjoyable half day and we learned a lot! The market was wonderful and we had lunch prepared by some market... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

Really enjoyed the tour with Taci. She was friendly, knowledgeable, and quick with helpful tips for our stay. She offered recipes and background on how to cook items we tasted. Because there were just two of us on the tour, she took time to stop into extra spots on the tour, like an orthodox church. Go hungry -- you'll taste... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

Renan was an amazing guide for the day. The food was amazing and I got a much deeper insight into Istanbul than if I had of just gone it alone. It is expensive - but worth it!

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