Day 1 (Tuesday): Arrival
When you arrive in Bodrum, we will either meet you
at the Airport or the Cruise Port or take you to
Yarbasan Holiday Homes where you will be staying in
one of our houses. The houses are a part of the
Yarbasan Stone Houses which is an architecturally
acclaimed unique housing project aimed to reflect
ancient Halicarnassus in a modern way. Our guests
tend to call it a ‘fairy-tale location’. Tonight, a
welcome dinner will be awaiting you at our Erenler
Sofrasi located at the centre of the village, where
you will be introduced to Southwestern Cuisine of
Day 2 (Wednesday) : Cookery Workshop Classical
Turkish Cuisine & Farmers Market
After breakfast a small lecture about the local
produce and cuisine will be given by our Chef,
followed by a market trip to one of the local
markets where you will be buying the ingredients
for the afternoon’s hands-on cooking session.
Today you will start cooking meze mainly cooked
with olive oil, fresh vegetables and fruits.
Five different courses will be cooked and tasted
Bodrum is very well-known with its restaurants,
bars and nightlife. Tonight we will be taking
you out into central Bodrum, 15 minutes from
Yarbasan. (B, L)
Day 3 (Thursday) : Traditional Bread Making
and Mantı ( Turkish Ravioli) Rolling Class
Today we start with a morning trip to take you
to rural Kizilagac, about 15 minutes’ drive, to
learn to make local bread over a wood fire.
With your own freshly cooked bread, breakfast
will be served including homemade jam,
family-harvested olives, free range chicken eggs
and more. After breakfast we will return to
Yarbasan for some free time to enjoy the pool,
the beaches or walk around the tangerine
During the afternoon cooking session you will
learn to make Turkish pasta- Manti served with
yoghurt or Piruhi served with basil and pine
You will also taste these at a late lunch.
For the evening we take our Farewell Dinner at a
famous Fish Restaurant by the sea. (B, L, D)
Day 4 (Friday) : Last Cooking Session and Market Visit of the week.
After breakfast at Yarbasan, you will be going to
Bodrum’s largest food market on a guided tour,
aiming to return to our kitchen with our chosen
produce for a full menu cooking class.
The meal will be served with our usual glass of
chosen Turkish wine.
Our class and meal will be completed by 3pm.
We can take you to the airport for your onward
flights, or you are very welcome to extend your stay
for a couple of days of quiet relaxation.
Or travel on- please check our Culinary Excursions
Price Per Person: 920 €
Single Supplement: 150 €
- Accomodation in Yarbasan Holiday Homes,
- Meals as
mentioned above (B-Breakfast,L-Lunch,D-Dinner ),
- Roundtrip transfers to/from Bodrum Airport,
cookery courses as above.
In the summer season many cultural events like
concerts, exhibition openings etc. take place in the
Bodrum area. It is difficult to list them beforehand
but we will let you know of them at the time of
booking, or when they are announced, to add extra
cultural options to your visit.