Istanbul, Turkey

The Taste of Istanbul and Anatolian Food Culture

when 29 July 2018 - 12 August 2018
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 EC
fee USD 750

This course provides an introduction to the rich Turkish Culinary Culture by way of theoretical information, practical lessons in the state-of-the art kitchens of Istanbul Aydin University’s Gastronomy Department and tasting trips in Istanbul. Course Objectives: Upon succesful completion of this course, students will be able to identify different staples of Turkish food culture with its history and cultural influences; know the ingredients, preparation techniques, and serving methods of various food groups and be able to cook some popular Turkish dishes.

Course leader

Prof. Dr. Kamil Bostan

Target group

Interest in Gastronomy and Culinary Arts. Who Can Participate: Anyone who wants to know Turkish Cuisine better

Course aim

A big part of traveling and experiencing a new culture is exploring the local cuisine. In the case of Turkey, there is a rich variety of tastes and influences. Turkish cuisine is largely the heritage of Ottoman cuisine, which can be described as a fusion and refinement of Central Asian, Middle Eastern and Balkan cuisines. Turkish cuisine has in turn influenced other cuisines in the region and beyond.

Fee info

USD 750: Program Fee Includes;
Tuition fee for one course ( 50 hours of contact hours )
Course Materials
14 Nights Superior Hostel Accommodation in shared rooms
Free museum card
Two-weekend sightseeing tours ( Bosphorus Boat Tour & Historical Peninsula )
Graduation Ceremony
USD 690: Early Registration fee: 690 USD
Deadline: 1st of June 2018