Orly will meet you in Tel-Aviv and will tour & cook with you. We will start with breakfast in an authentic place in the Carmel market, Tel-Aviv's famous, colorful and rich market.
You will be visiting the market exploring the stalls of fruit, vegetables and spices, tasting some of the market's special products and shopping for our cooking class which will take place in Orly's kitchen right after we're done.
We will cook more than a full meal 6 – 7 dishes with the fresh ingredients from the market based on authentic Israeli / ethnic recipes. This fun experience will be happening in an intimate atmosphere at the Orly's home kitchen.
You will get to know Orly's family who will happily join the table to enjoy the fruits of your labor! Israeli wine will complement the family- friendly conversation around the table.
my youngest daughter Daniella my husband Ben & my eldest son Dan
me with guests from Taiwan
You will get a CookinIsrael apron and a recipe booklet to take back with you as a souvenir.
At the end of the day you will be accompanied to Tel-Aviv.
Cooking skills required: Food & cooking lovers.
Classes available: There's no formal class schedule; classes are designed to suit guests.
Classes size: Individuals and small groups are accommodated.
Schedule: From Monday till Friday. Meeting at Tel-Aviv Carmel market at 09:00AM, with the tour ending at about 3-4 PM.
Our guests share their experiences:
"Real hand-on cooking experience – from an in depth tour of the markets to one of the best meals you're going to have in Israel!" Fred Miller, USA
"I really enjoyed the day and learned a lot about your wonderful country and people. This will be a lifelong memory and I can only recommend it. Thank you for this ful experience." Ina, Germany
"There is so much to learn about the people through the food we make. We were very exited when we found this experience. The cooking class & tour of the market far exceeded our expectations. Orly & her family were not only great teachers but the greatest hosts." Mark, USA
"Orly is a wonderful cook and generously invites her guests into her world. You really get to taste the best of Tel-Aviv from the Carmel market's treats to delicious home cooking. Toda Raba!"
Diana, NY, USA
"Our day of cooking and shopping and eating surpassed my expectations. Experiencing and tasting the history and the best of Carmel Shuk was a real treat that the 'normal' tourist does not get to have."
Mary Lou Allen, USA
"Cooking and learning with Orly was a wonderful way to immerse oneself in a new culture. It was a day for the senses – the colors of the market stalls, the smells of the spices, the feel of the dough and the sounds of everyone enjoying the meal." Debbie, Houston, Texas