Posted on 05/01/2021
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Athens Cooking Class - 4-Hour Cooking Class with Market Visit

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Get introduced to the rich Greek culinary tradition and flavors by joining a 4-hour Athens cooking class at the heart of the capital. Start your Athens cooking class experience with a walk to the local market and then under the guidance of your experienced instructor start your hands-on cooking class. At the end of your cooking class enjoy a meal of the food you have prepared with wine and drinks.

◾ Walk into the local market and buy all the fresh ingredients you will need for the cooking class
◾ Follow the instructions of your local expert and create a delicious range of Greek dishes
◾ Learn the secrets of Greek cuisine and fresh vegetables and oil are essential ingredients
◾ At the end of your cooking class enjoy a delicious meal including soft drinks and wine

Good to know before you go

DURATION: 4 hours
STARTING TIME: 9.30 am & 3.00 pm
MEETING POINT: The local partner’s cooking facility, Athinas 36, Athens 105 51
LANGUAGES: English, Greek
OPENING SEASON: All year round, daily except Sundays
WHO CAN COME: Athens cooking class is suitable for everyone above the age of 7. Not wheelchair accessible

Description - What to expect

Discover the rich Greek culinary tradition in this instructive cooking class at the heart of Athens. Meet your chef at the meeting point, and then head to the local market to source fresh ingredients for your cooking class.

Back at the cooking facility, enjoy a hands-on experience and learn from your instructor making various dishes yourself. The cooking class is simple, yet full of ideas and ways to make the best of your cooking skills.

When Athens cooking class is over, sit down with your classmates and chef to enjoy your creations. Wine and soft drinks are served with the meal.

Dolmades: Delicious vine leaves wrapped around herb-infused rice
Spanakopita: Spinach pies with a touch of creamy, salty feta all wrapped up in pastry
Tzatziki: This is the accompaniment of many Greek dishes. A classic Greek yogurt infused with garlic, cucumber, and herbs. Perfect for dipping those dolmades and pies into!
Melitzanes Papoutsakia: "little eggplant shoes" you won't be wearing these tasty shoes though! Roasted eggplant topped with a fragrant tomato and beef/mushroom mince and covered in creamy béchamel.
Portokalopita: An all-time favorite for many Greeks, this sticky, soft orange "pie" is made from phyllo pastry, oranges, and cinnamon. If you can make this you'll never be without friends.

What is included

✔ 4-hour cooking class experience with an experienced instructor
✔ Market walk with the cook
✔ All ingredients for the cooking class
✔ Water, wine, soft drinks, and local liquor
✔ All recipes (sent via email)
✖ Hotel pickup and drop-off

Cutoff time before activity

  • 24 hours

Important Info

◾ Please note that pets are not allowed in this experience
◾ There is 30 minutes of walking during your Athens cooking class experience, so please wear comfortable footwear and clothing that is weather appropriate
◾ Let us know which part of the day you want to join the cooking class - morning or afternoon

COVID-19 - Update information

◾ All required protective equipment is provided
◾ All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
◾ The number of visitors is limited