Cooking Classes

Cooking Classes

I love to share my passion for food and cooking by

teaching private group cooking classes in

southern California and online around the world!

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 one of the best things we can do for our health.

SAMPLE 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 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.

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

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Kristi

I have been hiring Aliye for the past year for many classes which are so much fun! A group of 6-7 of us get together at my house for a series of classes where we pay Aliye a set price for her time and the food. We learn about different cooking techniques while sipping wine and enjoy a fantastic meal at the end. This has been a great way to spend time with my friends and get to meet new ones!

Loree

I've attended many cooking classes throughout the years, and yours rank right up there with the best (including celebrity classes). I love your passion and accessible style. I appreciate your patience, and how comfortable you make people feel in the kitchen.

 

 

Kelly

I have learned in Aliye's cooking classes how to use spices and herbs in my cooking to enhance flavor. I used to always use the same herbs and spices that I had growing up, and Aliye introduced me to some unique herbs and spices that I never knew what to do with in my own cooking.