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Market Visit and Private Bulgarian Cooking Class in Sofia with Hotel Transfers

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Meet Kremena and Dimitar at their home and then they will drive you in their car for about 20 minutes to the Zhenski Pazar market. It is one of Sofia’s oldest markets and besides food you can find clothes, pottery, homemade honey and wine. Walk through the market with Kremena and Dimitar and get immersed in a slice of Bulgarian market life. At the end of the market tour before you return back to Kremena and Dimitar’s home, you might buy a few ingredients for your cooking class.

Join Kremena and Dimitar in their kitchen to cook some of their favorite Bulgarian dishes in a hands-on cooking class. Learn to make stuffed peppers with rice and meat or mish-mash (onions, peppers, tomatoes, cheese and eggs) and tarator (cold soup made of Bulgarian yogurt, cucumbers, nuts and garlic). You can expect to cook together for about 1 hour, before sitting down to enjoy the meal you helped prepare at their dining table. 

Your meal will be served at the dining table and might include dishes such as tarator (cold cucumber soup) or banitsa (a traditional pastry pie with cheese), zucchini and bell pepper salad or red peppers in tomato sauce with white cheese and guvech (vegetable and meat stew served in a clay pot) or moussaka (minced meat and potato casserole). You will end your meal with something sweet, a typical Bulgarian dessert made with sour milk, honey and walnuts and stunning views from their balcony towards the city and the mountain.
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Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Kremena and Dimitar will meet you at the concierge desk of your hotel and will drop you back to your hotel at the end of your culinary experience.
Duration
3h
Inclusions
  • Private market tour and cooking class with your host Dimitar
  • Home cooked meal (lunch or dinner)
  • Local alcohol (1-2 glasses)
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Private transportation
  • Round-trip hotel transfers
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Menu may vary depending on the season
  • If any travelers in your party have any allergies, dietary restrictions or cooking preferences please advise at time of booking
  • Vegetarian and vegan option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Private, personalized experience
  • Notes: Kremena and Dimitar can offer vegetarian and vegan meals on request.
  • Languages spoken: English, Greek
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 3 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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We were lucky to be hosted by this couple during our recent visit to Sofia. We enjoyed an evening in their apartment with spectular views with food and drinks prepared for us. We were picked up at our hotel and then taken to a local market to obtain items which were used to
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Key Details
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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