private cooking classes

Want to learn Middle Eastern cooking from the comfort of your kitchen?

Whether you’re a complete beginner or looking to master certain dishes, invite Chef Tariq right into your kitchen virtually!

Each private cooking class accommodates between 2-6 people and can be scheduled at any time convenient for you.

LENGTH: 2-2.5 hours

Learn to make one of the Middle East’s most beloved dishes! Maqluba means ‘upside down’ since it is a one pot dish that when done is flipped over on a big plate.

LENGTH: 2-2.5 hours

Learn to make this delicious dessert popular throughout Middle Eastern countries as well as North Africa, Iran, Greece and Turkey.

LENGTH: 2-2.5 hours

A common and popular dish in the Middle East, Molokhia is a dark leafy vegetable that is most often cooked into a stew.

LENGTH: 2-2.5 hours

Learn to make the national dish of Jordan! Mansaf is definitely a unique dish in so many ways, from its ingredients to the way it tastes.

LENGTH: 2-2.5 hours

Mujadara is another typical Egyptian dish that has made its way around the Arab world with slight variations. It’s perfect for someone who has less time, and yet wants to rely on homemade and nutritious food.



Choose Your Class

Book yourself onto one of our many cooking classes available.

Receive Class Instructions

You'll receive an email with an ingredient list and how to access the cooking class.

Let's Get Cooking

On the day of your class, just follow our emailed instructions to join in!

Meet Your Instructor

I’m a food, travel & lifestyle blogger who is passionate about creating recipes from my Arab American background.

Born to an American mother and Palestinian father, I have lived and traveled all over the world.

I have been cooking for most of my life and have had a lifelong interest in food of all kinds, in particular foods of the Middle East. From my grandmother in Palestine, to formal training in college, I learned about food.

Frequently Asked Questions

With an American mother and Palestinian father, Chef Tariq is able to speak English and Arabic fluently.

No matter where you live, you can be accommodated at a time that suits you.

Your dedicated Kitchen Assistant will be in touch plenty of time before your cooking class to let you know what ingredients and equipment you’ll need. 

All of our classes are designed with the average home kitchen in mind. Everything we use can be found in a normal kitchen.

Our private classes are designed for between 2-6 people. If you want to include more people, just drop us an email and we can create a custom cooking event for you.

Absolutely! Just drop us an email and we can give you a quote.

A private cooking class can be cancelled and refunded up to 7 days before the class. Please know, any cancellation within 7 days of a class cannot be refunded. 

Absolutely! Please visit our gift certificate page to purchase one.