Expert Culinary Experiences and Tours Around Israel
Tasting Tours through Nazareth
Danya Weiner, a well-known food photographer offers private tours through the biblical city of Nazareth. What’s become a foodie detsination in its own right also boasts a sprawling fresh farmer’s market, a diverse local community hailing from all corners of religions and cultures, and colorful locals who make visitors feel right at home. Get a behind-the-scenes look, taste, and tour of the region’s restaurants, chefs, farmers and merchants who make up the beautiful tapestry of Nazareth.
Nazareth Tasting Tours
A Cooking Workshop with Foodie Phyllis Glazer
American-born Phyllis Glazer is an influential, local foodie personality who hosts and teaches energetic cooking classes with a focus on good-for-you ingredients and, ultimately, healthy meals. From organic herbs to raw veggies and more, she teaches participants how to craft delicious and wholesome dishes, and then everyone has a sit-down feast. Participants learn about fermented foods, the health benefits of herbs and spices, how to bake no-knead spelt bread, and experiment with protein-filled grain combinations. Expect a solid 3-hour workshop, a full meal of everything prepared, wine, beer and takeaway recipes.
Tour Acre & Break Bread with Chef Erez Komarovsky
Chef Erez Komarovsky, one of Israel’s most beloved chefs and baking experts, welcomes visitors into his cooking and baking workshop in his Galilean home in Matat. The workshop includes a tour of Acre’s colorful market and a visit to Chef Erez’s organic farm, plus a delectable dinner crafted from the fresh produce picked that morning. Add in beautiful wine pairings and the scene is set!
A Dining Experience in Chef Ezra Kedem’s Home
Chef Ezra Kedem, a pioneer in Israeli cuisine, has spearheaded the philosophy of using solely seasonal, farm-to-table ingredients in the region. In his bucolic Ein Kerem studio, he welcomes private groups for cooking classes and visits to his organic farm, which include delicious local cheeses and wines. This is truly an all-encompassing gastronomic adventure, set in the hills of Jerusalem.
(02-6249138) Ezra Kedem
A Guided Tour Through Machane Yehuda Market
Chef Tali Friedman takes visitors on a gastronomic journey through the famous Jerusalem market to gather ingredients together for what will later be a fun-fill foodie soiree. Guests learn about local herbs, how to pick the best ingredients, and finally, enjoy the fruits of their visit with a rooftop dining experience.