Cooking Courses

If you want to learn how to cook Turkish food, you can book a private course with me.

Online classes& experiences are available now!
Whether you are in Istanbul or somewhere else, you can discover Turkish food and culture from your own kitchen.


About Ays

Hi! I am a 25 years old gastronomy enthusiast based in Istanbul. I was born into a culture that is full of amazing food and I appreciate it, that is why I love sharing my food experiences with other people.

I was graduated from Le Cordon Bleu Istanbul in the year 2018 and I have been cooking professionally ever since. I love cooking, eating, and learning about different cuisines.

In the last 3 years, I have been working as a freelance tour guide and hosting private culinary tours and cooking workshops.
I am specialized in French cuisine but I had to chance to experience different cuisines in my previous workplaces. I like to think of myself as an adventurer when it comes to food. I like tasting different, strange food and combine those flavors with Turkish ingredients.


Turkish Cooking Courses

The best way to learn about a cultures food is to learn how to cook it. Learn about Turkish cuisine from A to Z, from your own kitchen.

Invite your friends or family and enjoy a tasty cooking class with them.

We can tailor a whole menu according to your wishes and food preferences.

Bread Courses

Anyone interested in Turkish food knows that Turks love their bread! Learn different types of Turkish breads such as Simit, pide, gozleme, yufka and more.

Desserts& Pastries

Baklava, kunafah and Turkish delights. Desserts are labour-intensive if you don’t know the right techniques. Learn how to bake Turkish and impress your friends at high tea parties.


This is the second experience we’ve done with Aysh. The first was a breakfast tour of Istanbul (an absolute highlight that I am still recommending and dreaming about 2 years later! If we can ever travel again BOOK IT! ) and now we’ve done this online cooking class. It was lovely to see Aysh again. She’s very friendly and chatty. She helped us cook 3 meze in 3 different locations and we all had a feast at the end to enjoy. The flavours were really delicious and interesting. Now I have my eye on her other courses. Thanks Aysh 🙂

— Katie

14 December 2020

Really enjoyable, entertaining and fun experience. Aysegul is a very impressive host, great at including everyone, and the hour was very well structured and paced. Her instructions about making the coffee and reading the grounds were very clear and easy to follow, I was surprised how simple it is to make Turkish coffee using a regular saucepan so don’t worry if you don’t have specialist equipment. I learnt a lot about Turkish coffee culture and it was fantastic to be able to do the fortune telling as well as make the coffee. Highly recommended, one of the best experiences I’ve done.

— Sarah

25 February 2021

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