Cooking Class: Specialties of the Middle East

Join Chef Alicia for a three-course culinary tour of Middle Eastern specialties in this cooking class. You'll use fresh herbs and spices to add flavor to authentic ingredients while learning traditional culinary techniques. Start with a creamy humus and za'atar-spiced naan with garlic, lemon juice and paprika. Next, learn how to prepare chicken shawarma and mejadra, a fragrant rice pilaf with lentils and crispy onions. Dessert sweet pistachio baklava crisps with phyllo pastry, orange zest, honey and mint.


Creamy Hummus and Za'atar Spiced Naan 

With garlic, lemon juice and paprika

Chicken Shawarma and Mejadra 

With lentils and crispy onions

Pistachio Baklava Crisps 

With phyllo pastry, orange zest, honey and mint

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 10
  • Event Duration 2.5 hours
  • Activity Level
  • LabelsCouples, Group, Gourmet, Beginner, Mediterranean

Guest reviews for Chef Alicia

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Brandon C.

09 Dec 2021

Chef Alicia is fantastic! She has such a great personality and has such great knowledge on all types of international cuisine. Her passion for her craft shows in her work, you will be delighted after experiencing her classes.

CAD $ 125 Per person

all-inclusive: 2.5-hour class, meal and taxes.

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Chef Alicia
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After spending years in corporate human resources management, Chef Alicia traded the board room for the kitchen. She has completed many courses in culinary skills, exploration of wine, food styling and more, and now works in the hospitality and food product development realm where she enjoys curating Mediterranean, Latin, Asian and other recipes, as well as crafting health-conscious meals. Chef Alicia looks forward to meeting new faces and bringing joy through food!

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