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Cooking Classes

Cooking Classes

I teach cooking classes in Long Beach, California, in surrounding local areas, and around the country.

I love to share my passion for food and cooking by teaching others. I believe food needs to taste good and make us feel good, and that cooking, sharing, and eating a home-cooked meal with others is the best thing we can do for our health.

My private group cooking classes are:

  • Taught in the comfort your own kitchen
  • A fun and intimate time spent with friends and family
  • A great way to gain confidence in the kitchen
  • Full of patient instruction and loads of information
  • Inspiring! Expose yourself to new techniques, ingredients, and recipes
  • A time for relaxing and eating

Cooking Class Topics

All ingredients provided for cooking classes include sustainable and organic ingredients, often purchased directly from the farmer.

Quick Weeknight Dinners

7 quick and healthy dinner ideas
Sample Menu: Garlic and Lemon-Zest Shrimp with Homemade Aioli, Mediterranean Quinoa Pilaf, Napa Cabbage Salad with Toasted Almonds

  • 3-hour cooking class, 3 dishes prepared
  • Focus on knife technique, meal planning, and mise en place
  • Price includes all recipes, ingredients, and tools
  • Includes set-up, instruction, and clean-up
  • Email consultation prior to class to confirm details
  • $85 per person, minimum 4 people

My Favorite Turkish Dishes

Turkish Style Braised Green Beans Recipe
Sample Menu: Turkish-Style Green Beans in Olive Oil, Grilled Beef Kofte Kebabs, Carrot & Yogurt Salad w/ Dried Chile and Mint

  • 3-hour cooking class, 3 dishes prepared
  • Share my favorite Turkish ingredients and recipes from the region
  • Price includes all recipes, ingredients, and tools
  • Includes set-up, instruction, and clean-up
  • Email consultation prior to class to confirm details
  • $85 per person, minimum 4 people

Create Your Own Custom Class

meal planning
Specialties Include: Amazing vegetables, Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisine, gluten-free, vegetarian, low-carb, and more!

  • 3-hour cooking class, 3 dishes prepared
  • Custom tailored menu created for clients’ dietary needs and eating habits
  • Price includes all recipes, ingredients, and tools
  • Includes set-up, instruction, and clean-up
  • Email consultation prior to class to confirm details
  • $95 per person, minimum 4 people

Both weekday and weekend teaching times available. My teaching area includes greater Long Beach, and within 20 miles. A travel
fee is added with increased travel distance. Please inquire about rates for one-on-one instruction.

Contact Me

Email me at aliye[at]agoodcarrot.com, or fill out this contact form, and let’s set up a time to get together.