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Learn how to make traditional delights

Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 8 reviews.Thessaloniki, Greece

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Experience hosted by Michael

3 hours
Up to 6 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

I and my mother will welcome you with a treat so as to taste some traditional greek sweets. Later on, we will introduce you to the ingredients we use and the way of making pastries and sweets. All ingredients used are from local markets with a signature of Food Safety HACCp. All together we will make sweets and some pies with the original traditional recipes. You will learn our secret recipes, try your skills in confectionery and pastry - making and of course you can take with you the products you make. It's a very nice opportunity for you to meet a daily life of a traditional greek family, communicate with them, cook with them and of course taste local sweet and pies.The whole atmosphere will be in a cosy place that everybody feels welcome and relaxed. After we make and bake all, we will sit on the table eating and drinking, listening to traditional music.You are all very welcome to my family's place and all together we will make sweet delights and local pies that of course you can take. You will love this process! So learn how to make delights with the experts!
I and my mother will welcome you with a treat so as to taste some traditional greek sweets. Later on, we will introduce you to the ingredients we use and the way of making pastries and sweets. All ingredients used are from local markets with a signature of Food Safety HACCp. All together we will make sweets and some pies with the original traditional recipes. You will learn our secret recipes, try your skills in confectionery and pastry - making…

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/ person
Sun, Oct 25
10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
$84 per person
$84 per person
Mon, Nov 2
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
$84 per person
$84 per person
Fri, Nov 6
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
$84 per person
$84 per person

Meet your host, Michael

Host on Airbnb since 2018
  • 8 Reviews
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I am Michael and I'm a flavor seeker.Cooking and tasting is my passion. I am an experienced in pastry-making which I inherited from my mother.I am passionate about offering knowledge on pastry-making.I will host this experience together with my mother who is an expert and she has won an award on Confectionery Competition. It's our family tradition to make sweets and delights in daily basis. We use natural products and fresh and that's why our experience is popular to locals! So, I welcome you to cook together! I will show you the secret recipes and of course you'll taste various flavours
I am Michael and I'm a flavor seeker.Cooking and tasting is my passion. I am an experienced in pastry-making which I inherited from my mother.I am passionate about offering knowledge on pastry-making.I will host this experience together with my mother who is an expert and she has won an award on Confectionery Competition. It's our family tradition to make sweets and delights in daily basis. We use natural products and fresh and that's why our experience is popular to locals! So, I welcome you to…
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Where you'll be

This experience will take place in a traditional greek place with a greek family. There is a big kitchen where all of us can try making our sweets and pies but also taste various flavours. This is a unique experience that teaches you all the secret recipes of traditional greek confectionery. What makes it unique is the fact that it is offered by a greek family expertising in making sweets and delights!

Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 8 reviews.

Osiris
December 2019
Michael and his family are great hosts. This experience gives you a snapshot at Greek family living, too bad it's only for a night.
Elizabeth
October 2019
It was nice to be taken to Michael's house and meeting his family and have his mother cook for us and show us some very interesting cooking techniques. The food was ample and was very good, we also got to taste all sorts of Greek aperitives and drinks. We had a wonderful evening.
It was nice to be taken to Michael's house and meeting his family and have his mother cook for us and show us some very interesting cooking techniques. The food was ample and was v…
Liz
October 2019
If you love cooking - or eating- you will enjoy this adventure! Michael picked us up and took us to his home where we helped prepare the most delicious meal with his mother’s guidance. We enjoyed homemade liqueurs before dinner, helped chop, stir and mix the ingredients, and learned so much about the food and their Greek life. They made us feel so comfortable in their home. After good food and conversation, Michael took us back to our flat with a bag full of prepared food, which we enjoyed at dinner the next evening.
If you love cooking - or eating- you will enjoy this adventure! Michael picked us up and took us to his home where we helped prepare the most delicious meal with his mother’s guida…
Stephanie
October 2019
What a GREAT experience with Michael and his mother Daphne! We helped to prepare a Greek meal (along with traditional homemade beverages!) and sat down and had a feast! And we left with all the recipes so we could do it again ourselves. It felt like we really got to meet and immerse ourselves in local culture, Michael even gave us great restaurant recommendations and a tour of the city on our way home. Would definitely recommend this to any food lovers out there!!
What a GREAT experience with Michael and his mother Daphne! We helped to prepare a Greek meal (along with traditional homemade beverages!) and sat down and had a feast! And we le…
Pauline
July 2019
We had a delicious time with Michael and his family. Although we thought we would be cooking, we got to watch Michael’s mother and wife make a fantastic range of dishes. Michael filled us in on all different aspects of Greek cuisine, culture and current affairs. He was also very helpful about telling us about places to go and things to see. And we took away all the recipes to make a lovely Greek evening when we get back home.
We had a delicious time with Michael and his family. Although we thought we would be cooking, we got to watch Michael’s mother and wife make a fantastic range of dishes. Michael fi…
Katja
May 2019
I had a lovely afternoon / evening at Michael’s and his family’s home. His mom made the most delicious moussaka I ever tasted! I also learned how to prepare tasty bean stew and sweet chestnut pie. They teached me the difference between ouzo and tsipouro. I got to know the secret ingredient for the perfect tzaziki as well, but I won’t reveal it: you have to find it out by yourself by taking part to this unique workshop ;) Michael and his family were really friendly and warmhearted, and the atmosphere was cozy: I felt myself very welcomed and kind of part of the family. Many thanks to Michael for this unique experience! As a food and traveling journalist I can highly recommend this event to every traveler / foodie!
I had a lovely afternoon / evening at Michael’s and his family’s home. His mom made the most delicious moussaka I ever tasted! I also learned how to prepare tasty bean stew and sw…

Choose from available dates

5 available
  • Sun, Oct 25
    10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    $84 per person
  • Mon, Nov 2
    11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
    $84 per person
  • Fri, Nov 6
    11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
    $84 per person
  • Mon, Nov 9
    11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
    $84 per person
  • Fri, Nov 20
    11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
    $84 per person

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

Up to 6 guests ages 16 and up can attend.

More tips

You will feel very welcomed because it is a family place with all the decoration and tastes around that represent a typical greek place. My mother and I are experienced as hosts having visitors often.

What to bring

a spare T-shirt