Middle Eastern Cooking Classes New York

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Though there are vast areas of arid landscape, the Middle East is a fertile spot on the culinary map. Over the years, various empires have ruled the region's countries, leaving their imprint on the colorful, aromatic, and diverse flavors. Recipes are dominated by spice blends, in-season vegetables and fruits, grains, olives and olive oil, nuts, her

$115
+1150 pts
Sa.   Aug 9th, 6pm
All levels

Wrapped up in a swirl of spice and tantalizing flavors, you'll work with Middle Eastern expert and cookbook author, Jennifer Abadi, to give her traditional dishes a modern vegetarian spin. You'll explore exotic ingredients such as pomegranate syrup, tamarind, za'atar and fenugreek and practice authentic cooking techniques to prepareGarlicky Chickpe

$115
+1150 pts
W.   Oct 1st, 6:30pm
All levels

Pita is the original “hold everything” bread which splits open horizontally to form a pocket. Join Myra and learn how to prepare these whole-grain and wholly nutritious breads from scratch. Then, when they emerge from the oven puffed and fragrant, you’ll partner them with quintessential Middle Eastern dishes – spreads, sauces, salads, sides

$115
+1150 pts
F.   Sep 5th, 6pm
All levels

Do you have a spice blend in your cabinet that you picked up on vacation, but you're not sure how to use? If you're one of those people, or a cook who would like to incorporate spice blends into your culinary repertoire, then come to this educational class where we will travel around the globe as you learn to create spice blends like: Indian Masala

$115
+1150 pts
Sa.   Aug 16th, 10am
All levels

Learn to make simple salad, flatbread, beans, rice, tempeh, fruit, and vegan ice cream recipes and, through the use of herbs and spices, transform them into distinct ethnic variations. Hands-onFor thousands of years, herbs and spices have served as currency, medicine and, most importantly, the geographical “flavor print” of cuisine. Their prope

$215
+2150 pts
Sa.   Sep 27th, 10am
All levels

Central Asian cuisine harmoniously marries Eastern and Western culinary and cultural influences. Cookbook author and Middle Eastern food expert, Jennifer Abadi, will teach you how Middle Eastern, Asian, and Eastern European flavors evolved into a highly-developed cuisine of its own. Open your mind and palate to welcome unusual, new flavor combinati

$115
+1150 pts
F.   Sep 19th, 6pm
All levels

A fascinating tale will unfold as Rawia Bishara shares her journey from Nazareth, an Arab town in northern Israel, to opening Tanoreen in Brooklyn, where she serves “the Middle Eastern home cooking I ate growing up.” All of this is celebrated in Rawia’s new, highly-praised cookbook, Olives, Lemons, and Za’atar, from which she will take the

$95

Learn and share in the illustrious history of sourdough with Ron Silver, Chef and Owner ofBubby’s Restaurant, and his Executive Chef and Butcher, Liz Clarke in New York City. From ancient Egypt, to the Alaskan gold rush, sourdough is a beloved, and at one time, essential form of fermentation. This workshop will cover the history and science of so

$35

You will learn to prepare a three-course meal from start to finish. The meal consists of an appetizer, entree, and dessert, with menus changing every few weeks. Appetizer: Lebanese Rakakat Rolls with Feta and Herbs accompanied by a Tzatziki SmoothieLebanese cuisine is known for its fresh flavors. This dish consists of feta cheese and fresh herbs wr

$59

You will learn to prepare a three-course meal from start to finish. The meal consists of an appetizer, entree, and dessert, with menus changing every few weeks. Appetizer: Chickpeas salad with tomatoes and fresh herbsA appetizer that Mediterranean feel good. Chickpeas, tomatoes, herbs, olive oil and spices. A tasty mix for a salad full of freshness

$49

Learn to cook the simple, exotic and vibrant cuisine of the Middle East. Class includes the how to’s and techniques of Middle Eastern cooking, the ins and outs on locating and buying special Middle Eastern ingredients that can transform your cooking as well as a discussion on the healthy nutritional information. All classes conclude with a three

$75

We start out shopping in the Middle Eastern markets of Atlantic Avenue, where we demystify exotic ingredients and pick up a few things we’ll cook later. Then we head back to Camaje to whip up a few dishes and savor an authentic Middle Eastern spread. Spend an exciting day with Abby and guest chef and cookbook author Faith Gorsky of An Edible Mos

$125

In this class, we’ll compose a meze table that draws inspiration from a range of regions of the former Ottoman Empire and their classic dishes. Middle Eastern meze-style dining is a favorite at Haven’s Kitchen. Small plates like hummus, kibbeh, labneh and falafel feature fresh seasonal ingredients and array of cooking styles that make for fun a

$125

Learn how to prepare some of the typical recipes from her family’s native Aleppo, Syria. In the world of Middle Eastern cooking, Syria is said to contain some of the best food in the Arabic world. Strategically located along the ancient Silk Route (connecting Asia to Europe), Syria has had easy access to such delicacies from India and China as t

$115

From the market and streets of the Middle East come a wonderful array of dishes with different textures, colors, and seasonings. Chef-Instructor Einav Gefen, who cooked in some of the best restaurants in Israel, will guide you through the making of Feta Cheese and Potato Bourekas; Chicken Shawarma; Fried Lamb Kibbe; Shakshuka (Egg Nested in a Spic

$95

Einat Admony, executive chef/owner of Nolita’s Balaboosta, Taïm, and Bar Bolonat, her new venture, presents some of Balaboosta’s signature dishes, each beautifully prepared and bursting with flavor. Her debut cookbook, Balaboosta, features 140 of such exciting recipes, which highlight the spirited ingredients and cooking techniques of the Medi

$95

James Beard Award-winning chef Michael Solomonov of Philadelphia’s renowned modern Israeli restaurant Zahav will teach us how to transform simple foods into artful culinary masterpieces. Named an “Empire Builder” by Food & Wine Magazine, Michael is also a partner in Percy Street Barbecue and Federal Donuts in Philadelphia. Come see Michae

$95

In this introductory cooking class, you will learn the fundamentals of Indian cooking including grinding your own Garam Masala! In every class, you will learn about the basic Indian spices and where to purchase them in the New York City area.All students will receive a Madame Curry NYC recipe book and a personal spice pack to help get started with

$95

Join Israeli cooking instructor, culinary tour guide, and cookbook author Orly Ziv for a hands-on Israeli cooking class. Craving to re-create some of your favorite foods from Israel? Orly will share her techniques for making classic Israeli dishes like:BorekasBaba ganushIsraeli saladMejadra with ricefruit and tahini crumble for dessertIn addition t

$95

Learn about basic Middle Eastern cooking techniques and ingredients and enjoy a delicious authentic meal for less than it would cost to eat at a restaurant. Menu includes Cabbage Salad with Lemony Mint Dressing, Cucumber Yogurt Salad, Baked Chicken with Red Rice Pilaf (Kebseh), Lentil and Bulgur Pilaf with Caramelized Onion (Mujaddara), Butter Cook

$105
Need help finding a class? Call 212-729-4088 or email [email protected]