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Middle Eastern cooking experience

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Middle Eastern cooking experience

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Duration
3.5 hours
Group size
Up to 6 people
Cuisine
Middle Eastern
Hosted in
English
Cooking

Middle Eastern cooking experience

Cooking

Middle Eastern cooking experience

Paused through April 30. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Center for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
3.5 hours
Group size
Up to 6 people
Cuisine
Middle Eastern
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

I will meet my guests at Abbey Road studios which is just a 2 minute walk from my kitchen. Once we are here, i will announce the menu and the different dishes we will make and guide them through each dish. First we will make something called Fatayer which is a spinach filled pastry which will bake in 20 min so they can munch on + drink lebanese wine by the time all the dishes are done. Once everything is cooked, if weather permits I will serve in the garden otherwise the dining area.
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Your host

Learn more about Samia

Samia

Hi I’m Samya, I was raised in the Middle-East for most of my life and in 2013 I decided to move to London to further my education and career. Since being here in London, I have realized that there isn’t somewhere to get an authentic “home-cooked” Middle-Eastern meal (specifically Lebanese). There’s more to us than falafels and shawerma, believe you me! Lebanese cuisine is built around intimate gatherings in the kitchen - mothers, aunts, grandmothers - sharing stories and endless hours of advice, while preparing the “sufra” (or spread of food) composed of delicate and carefully balanced rustic recipes that have been carefully preserved and passed down from generations past. Our cuisine is both generous in substance and abundant in flavor - making it some of the most exquisite food in the world.

What's included

Food
Full middle eastern menu: Mezze, mains and dessert. Dishes will be from different parts of the levant area (lebanon, syria…

Where you'll be

Abbey road studios which is a hub for people visiting london landmarks. Then we will head to My kitchen.

Things to keep in mind

Dietary preferences

If requested, the host can accommodate the dietary needs listed. You must let the host know before the experience if you’d like an accommodation.

Cancellation policy

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

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests ages 16 and up can attend. It’s up to each guest to understand the ingredients being used and communicate any allergies or dietary restrictions to the host. Guests should also consider that consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry,…

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

More tips

Please let me know any dietary restrictions.
Samia
Middle Eastern cooking experience
New experience
$142/person
New experience
$142/person