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ONLINE EXPERIENCE

The Art of Turkish Breakfast with Burak

Istanbul, TurkeyPart of Airbnb Online Experiences

Online experience hosted by Burak

90 mins
Up to 10 people. Private groups available for up to 100
Join from your computer, phone, or tablet
Hosted in English

What you'll do

Immerse yourself in the rich flavors of Turkish cuisine, all from the comfort of your home! We'll explore Turkish food culture and history, and all the methods and ingredients that make this cuisine so special with simple but tasty dishes.

After the introduction, you’ll have the chance to see the ingredients, plates, and utensils that we have on our family table and you will get to know the recipes and we will prepare a Turkish Coffee.

Then, we will cook Murtağa (a dish from my hometown called Van). Later on, we will cook Menemen (Turkish Omelet). Both are quite easy to prepare so no need for expert skills!

After our experience, you will have knowledge on:

- Turkish Family Breakfast Culture
- Turkish Coffee Ritual and History
- Murtağa Cooking
- Menemen Cooking

Extras:
After booking, you will receive:
- Turkish Bubble Bread recipe
- Kaymak (Clotted Cream) recipe
- Map of Turkish Breakfast Products
- List of Breakfast ingredients and the location of Turkish markets in your city

This Experience is great for team-building. Enjoyed by MIT, Netflix, Spotify, and many friends & families.

FAQ:
If you can't find a time/date on my calendar, please write so I will make it available for you.

Is your group larger than my listed max group size for private groups? Send me a message.

This is an online experience but can be hosted in Istanbul as well.

See you in my kitchen!
Burak
Immerse yourself in the rich flavors of Turkish cuisine, all from the comfort of your home! We'll explore Turkish food culture and history, and all the methods and ingredients that make this cuisine so special with simple but tasty dishes.

After the introduction, you’ll have the chance to see the ingredients, plates, and utensils that we have on our family table and you will get to know the recipes and we will prepare a Turkish Coffee…

How to participate

  • Join a video call
    Use Zoom to participate on your desktop or mobile device. After you book you’ll receive an email with a link and details on how to join.
  • Book a private group
    Burak can host private groups of any size, up to 100 guests. Private group rates start at €208.

What to bring

  • For Menemen: 2 Tablespoons diced "Banana/Anaheim Pepper", 2 Tablespoons diced tomato, 1-2 eggs, 1 teaspoon chopped parsley/mint, cheese on top
  • For Murtağa: 1 tablespoon of butter, 1 tablespoon of flour, 1 egg, 1 tablespoon of honey, 1 tablespoon crushed walnuts
  • For Breakfast Table: I will show how we mix olives+thyme+lemon+olive oil and tahini+GRAPE molasses. You can also bring any of these items: jams, salty cheese, helva, cucumber & tomatoes, honey & clotted cream
  • Bread
  • Turkish coffe, Cezve, or any drink you wish to have
From €16
/ person
Book for a private group
Thu, Jan 21
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM (EST)
Private groups only
From €214 per group
From €214 per group
Thu, Jan 21
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM (EST)
€16 per person
€16 per person
Fri, Jan 22
5:00 AM - 6:30 AM (EST)
€22 per person
€22 per person

Meet your host, Burak

Host on Airbnb since 2015
  • 167 Reviews
  • Identity verified
Hey, everyone! I’m Burak and I have been organizing 8 different in-person Experiences in Istanbul since March 2019 as a full-time Experiences Host. I am currently Airbnb Experiences Istanbul Community Leader.

I was born in the Eastern Anatolian part of Turkey, Van: A city of cats, lakes, mountains, and breakfast. Since my childhood, breakfast has been an important part of my life, especially our family breakfast. And with this experience, I wanted to introduce you Homemade Turkish Breakfast from my kitchen.

I have a passion for food and its power to connect people, and Turkish culture is a reflection of that power.

Check out reviews for the in-person Experiences I host here:

airbnb.com/istanbulexperiences

Official IG Account:

instagram.com/istanbulexperiences

From Istanbul with love!

Burak
Hey, everyone! I’m Burak and I have been organizing 8 different in-person Experiences in Istanbul since March 2019 as a full-time Experiences Host. I am currently Airbnb Experiences Istanbul Community Leader.

I was born in the Eastern Anatolian part of Turkey, Van: A city of cats, lakes, mountains, and breakfast. Since my childhood, breakfast has been an important part of my life, especially our family breakfast. And with this experience, I wanted to introduce you Homemade Turkish Br…
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Rated 4.97 out of 5 from 167 reviews.

Gail
January 2021
We had a great time cooking with Burak and learning about Turkish breakfast! Burak was very knowledgeable and friendly. I highly recommend this experience to anyone!
Amar
December 2020
Burak is a thoughtful and considerate host, with great recommendations, history, and style that worked for our whole family (ages 8 to 74).
Gregory
December 2020
Wonderful hands-on experience! Burak selected recipes that were easy to follow, and the food was delicious. He was engaging and helpful. We especially loved the cultural and historical context.
Noah
December 2020
Well planned set of three courses with just the right difficulty to ensure everyone had good food and fun. Burak gave great context for everything but did a good job of checking in with everyone individually too (I can imagine this is tricky but he did it well). Tried a dish that tasted completely unlike anything I’d had before (which is always a thrill). You can’t go wrong - low pressure and memorable.
Well planned set of three courses with just the right difficulty to ensure everyone had good food and fun. Burak gave great context for everything but did a good job of checking in…
Carolyn
December 2020
Super fun, tasty and educational experience. Burak did a great job explaining Turkish customs, recipes were easy to follow and super tasty. Well Done! You won't be disappointed.
Kalyn
December 2020
This was a great experience and Burak is a fun and informative host. The recipes were clear to follow and everything tasted delicious.

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Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

You’ll need an internet connection and the ability to stream audio and video to participate. A link and details on how to join will be included in your booking confirmation email.