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Turkish Flavours

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Address: Feneryolu, Istanbul 34724, Turkey
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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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First I have to apologise for taking so long to write this review. I can’t speak highly enough about how much my sister and I enjoyed our day. Sadly Istanbul's tourist sector has... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 January 2017
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

First I have to apologise for taking so long to write this review. I can’t speak highly enough about how much my sister and I enjoyed our day. Sadly Istanbul's tourist sector has taken a hit but selfishly this did mean that my sister and I had Taciser all to ourselves and she was wonderful. It was more like spending... More 

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Carbondale, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

I only had 3.5 days in Istanbul and I really wanted to take a cooking class, but this tasting tour was absolutely perfect. It started in the spice bazaar and I got to try cheeses, a fresh pomegranate/orange juice and typical breakfast/tea. spice market included tasting a lot of different spices, dried fruits, nuts, sweets, and concluded with a ferry... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

From a food perspective, Istanbul is a city that should be experienced from the ground up. While it can be enough to enjoy delicious meals in nice restaurants, how much better to be at the side of a trust guide who will start your day in the Spice market, cutting through the clutter and taking you directly to the very... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

I had a great day ! The experience span from 9ish in the morning until mid-afternoon, Selin is a great host, is very welcoming, and takes time to explain ! It feels a bit like if when I go home to coke with the familly (except that I am not Turkish)! I really recomment !

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

I really loved this experience with Taciser and her team - from the booking: (Ms. Selin responded very quickly to my emails and I really appreciate this), to the tour itself: We went to visit Spice Bazaar and not just pass by some Spice Stall, I felt we explored every nook and cranny of it. I got to taste cheeses... More 

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Tasicer is the best introduction to Istanbul. Sign up for a walking street food tour with her on your first day. She will introduce you to the city and the culture. You will learn what it is like to live in Istanbul and you will get comfortable with moving around and ready to get out on your own. Oh, yeah,... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Renan met us in front of the Spice Bazaar and led us to one of the spice shops where we did a tasting. We then caught a ferry to the Asian side to participate in the cooking class. We all enjoyed preparing the food and Renan's explanation and of the dishes and the ingredients. Eating the food we prepared in... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Renan met us on time and gave us a culinary education. The spice tasting is great fun and we sampled various delights over the evening. It's not cheap but I recommend it if your budget can stretch. I need to buy a bigger belt now!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

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 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

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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