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Persian Food Tours

Tehran, Iran
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About Persian Food Tours
At Persian Food Tours we offer half-day culinary walks and cooking classes in Tehran, Esfahan, Shiraz and Yazd. We’re here to promote Iran’s culinary culture, share the secrets of the Persian kitchen and enrich your trip to Iran with one tasty memory.
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Silvan wrote a review Nov 2019
Worldwide13 contributions1 helpful vote
We enjoy a very interesting morning together with the team of Persian Food Tours. After walking and discovering the local market (where we bought some stuff for the cooking), with some background information about Iran's history we went to the well equipped kitchen. The whole
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Flueger1974 wrote a review Oct 2019
Winterthur, Switzerland3 contributions
It was simply a great experience! Especially the visit of the bazar in the morning was very interesting. My wife is Iranian and therefore it was not my first time in a bazar. However I still learned many new things. Also the cooking itself was great and again with a lot of
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Date of experience: October 2019
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travelling_hawajia wrote a review Oct 2019
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I strongly believe that food is part of the culture of the country you visit. I was touring Iran and I went back to Teheran only to take part to Persian food tours lesson. It was great fun in a very friendly atmosphere. We first had a tour at Tajrish Bazar and then walked to the
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from Matin L, Manager at Persian Food Tours
Responded Oct 28, 2019
Thank you so much for your participation. We hope to see you sometime soon for another season. ;)
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Sibylle B wrote a review Sep 2019
Chur, Switzerland63 contributions53 helpful votes
if you want to spend a lot of money for cooking class and only chop some veggies - go for it! in my opinion it was more show thank actual cooking... start at the market/food bazar was very nice... felt welcome at the kitchen but the chef needs to learn to teach rather than doing
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from Matin L, Owner at Persian Food Tours
Responded Sep 28, 2019
Dear Sibylle, I'm sorry that you felt that way. From what I know you had Albaloo polo as your main dish and plenty of other stuff that required lots of work. We always make sure our guests are completely involved in the cooking process specially the making of rice. I'm pretty sure your tour also involved much more than chopping vegetables. You had deseeding of your sour cherries, you made dessert, rice and did lots of chopping for Abdoogh Khiar. However, I'll be sure to notify our chef about your comment. As for the price, our kitchen is located near Tajrish, in one of the most expensive neighbourhoods of Tehran. We pay a high rent for that place and it was transformed from a parking to the kitchen you saw. We use the best ingredients and utensils. Every tour also has 3 people involved. Your guide, chef and cleaning lady. Add all that to the rent and commissions and you'll see that 80€ per person for a tour that had to be arranged for only 2 people is really not much.
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Gudi S. wrote a review Aug 2019
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We had a private food tour "Taste of Shiraz" with a wonderful guide, Ava. She spoke perfect English, took us to amazing places, and gave us fantastic food to taste. Really interesting and delicious too :) Highly recommend doing one of these tours, wherever you are in Iran.
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Date of experience: March 2019
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