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Date(s) - Mon 17 May 2021
9:30 am - 2:30 pm

Mersea Island Cookery School


In the ‘Flavours of the Middle East’ course you’ll take a gastronomic journey through Turkey, Lebanon and Egypt and learn how to make some truly authentic dishes from the region. These include:

Pittas (flat breads),

Boreks (Turkish filo parcels),

Hummus (chickpea and tahini dip),

Baba Ganoush (aubergine and garlic dip),

Tabouleh (a Lebanese herb salad studded with bulgar wheat and tomatoes),

Ta’miyya (Egyptian falafel made with split Fava beans),

Kofte (Minced lamb meat balls)

Baklava (sweet pastry made with layers of filo pastry and filled with honey and chopped nuts).


The course will involve demonstrations, instructions, guidance and hands-on experience.

We will conclude with a sit down meal, enjoying the dishes we’ve made.

Lunch, refreshments and course material are included in the price