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My Online Turkish Cookery Course with Turkish Recipes – Live Now!



I have been teaching Turkish cookery internationally over 8 years and have often been asked to do an Online Turkish Cookery Course from readers all round the world. So for lovers of Turkish cuisine, here comes my Online Turkish Cookery Course or ‘My virtual Turkish cookery class!

Turkish cuisine is my passion and I feel very fortunate to be a part of this rich and welcoming Turkish culture. With my online Turkish cookery video,  I aim to provide a window into the warm Turkish culture through the delicious, healthy, wholesome Turkish food with thousands of years of culinary heritage. Turkish food is a wonderful expression of the warm, generous Turkish culture has a strong emphasis on sharing, giving, hospitality, that I think is a very strong bond to connect us with our past. I hope that throughout the video, you can feel the warmth, welcoming nature, hospitality of Turkish cuisine, how it nurtures our body, as well as our soul.

We produced this Turkish cookery course, with thanks to Mer-ka-bah,  a wonderful online platform, offering holistic online courses to improve health and wellbeing; from Healthy Eating  to Mindfulness Meditation and many more. I was delighted when Mer-ka-bah approached me to prepare an online Turkish cookery course,  as part of their Cultural Heritage Programs. Mer-ka-bah online courses provides accessibility (you can watch the courses in your home, while on the road or desktop) and flexibility (anytime that suits you; as little as 10 minutes a day or the whole course, you can pause and come back as you wish) and yours to keep (once purchased, you own the course and can revisit whenever you’d like, with your user name and password.


Here are the 2 Free Previews of the course for you to get a flavor of what my online Turkish cookery course is all about. First one is Meet the Presenter and the second one is Why Should I Do the Course, explaining the course structure, what you can learn from the course and the recipes I demonstrate. I demonstrate this Karniyarik (Stuffed eggplants with ground meat and vegetables), Spinach & filo traybake pastry (Ispanakli Borek) and more recipes at my online Turkish cookery course.

I demonstrate Karniyarik recipe, Stuffed eggplants with ground meat and vegetables, during my online Turkish cookery course

I demonstrate Karniyarik recipe, Stuffed eggplants with ground meat and vegetables, during my online Turkish cookery course

My Online Turkish Cookery Course is about 1 hour 50 minutes and divided into different modules, covering Turkish culinary history, Importance of being connected with our roots, Seasonality, Use of Spices, Turkish serving traditions, as well as 4 classic Turkish recipes I demonstrate (Stuffed eggplants with ground meat & vegetables, Karniyarik; Spinach and feta filo pastry, Ispanakli Borek; Bulgur & Potato rolls with pomegranate molasses sauce, Patatesli, Bulgurlu Kofte and Turkish Coffee). I also hope you enjoy the wonderful background Turkish music composed for us and my photos from my travels in Turkey throughout the course; fascinating sites, markets, glorious seasonal produce, gathering with friends to enjoy the Turkish food, as we do it rather well in Turkey : )

I am also delighted that we have a special introductory offer of 19 GBP / $ 28.56 for my online Turkish cookery course at the moment. I hope it helps to learn more about the wonderful Turkish cuisine and Turkish culture.


Spinach and feta traybake filo pastry, Ispanakli Borek, is amongst the recipes I demonstrate at my online Turkish cookery course.

Here is how it works; once you purchase my online Turkish cookery course and create a user name and password, your course will sit in your “My mer-ka-bah” folder. You can then access and revisit with your username and password whenever you like. You can follow the Chapter order or pick and choose whichever chapter you would like to watch, whether it is Adding Flavor; 5 Key Spices Chapter or Ispanakli Borek; Spinach and Feta tray bake filo pastry recipe Demonstration; or any other – choice is all yours! Once purchased, the course is yours indefinitely. You can watch the course unlimited times, you can pause and come back later. This video is what I cover and more at my Turkish cookery classes and I hope it inspires and you enjoy it. Please also note that the course is interactive; you can leave me messages at the comment section, I would love to hear from you.

This course may also make a wonderful gift to yourself or someone who enjoys Turkish cuisine, interested in travels to Turkey and would like to know more about Turkish cuisine. I very much hope the course inspires you to learn more about Turkish cuisine and you enjoy it.

I would also greatly appreciate if you can share with friends and family; many thanks in advance.

Afiyet Olsun to you all!


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16 Responses to My Online Turkish Cookery Course with Turkish Recipes – Live Now!

  1. Natalie Uhlarz February 3, 2015 at 1:50 pm #

    Merhaba Ozlem! This is so exciting, and what a special course it is! I am delighted that so many more people will get access to your wonderful dishes, and can say from having been lucky enough to have sampled all of them, they are delicious 🙂 We have thoroughly enjoyed this collaboration with you and know its going to be greatly enjoyed far and wide! Thank you for all your passion and energy!

    • Ozlem Warren February 3, 2015 at 9:55 pm #

      Merhaba Natalie, lovely to find your note here : ) I am really excited to see our course live – it was a big pleasure working with you and Gareth, my huge thanks so much for all the effort you put into my course. Many thanks for your kind words, look forward to interacting with folks watching the course, I hope it inspires 🙂

  2. seniordogsabroad February 3, 2015 at 2:20 pm #

    Özlem’ciğim, Congratulations on producing a very interesting course on the culture of Turkish cuisine. Your chapters on the various roots and aspects of Turkish cuisine, historical and regional references, and the terrific recipes all combine to give a good overview of your subject. Hope this broadens out into more courses. It’s what the world needs – more great food served with warmth and hospitality. Çok öpüyorum, teşekkür ederim her şey için, ailene selam söyle, xxx J

    • Ozlem Warren February 3, 2015 at 9:57 pm #

      Sevgili Jolee, many thanks for your very kind note and watching my video, means a lot. I also greatly appreciated your feedback; I hope the course inspires folks all round and give Turkish cuisine a well deserved reach – cok tesekkur ederim : ) xxx

  3. Turkey's For Life February 3, 2015 at 2:50 pm #

    Congratulations on your online course, Özlem. Sure lots of people will really appreciate this especially with the extra information you are providing around the dishes. 🙂 Hope it goes really well for you and is just the beginning of your online cooker teaching career. Best of luck with it.
    Julia and Barry

    • Ozlem Warren February 3, 2015 at 10:00 pm #

      So very kind of you Julia and Barry, thank you so much! I greatly enjoy our Turkish food community in g+ and I hope this course provides another platform to promote our wonderful Turkish cuisine – many thanks for all your support, Selam ve Sevgilerimle, Ozlem

  4. April Ozbilgin February 4, 2015 at 12:54 am #

    This is so wonderful Ozlem! So proud of you!

    • Ozlem Warren February 4, 2015 at 11:09 am #

      Very kind of you April, many thanks 🙂

  5. Peri's Spice Ladle February 4, 2015 at 6:23 am #

    Congratulations dear Ozlem! The course is just amazing, I’m enjoying every single module, filled with interesting information on Turkey and its cuisine. I like that I can revisit the chapters and recipes, and the course will stay in my account indefinitely. This is helping me go at my own pace. Love the format. Well done. XxPeri.

    • Ozlem Warren February 4, 2015 at 11:11 am #

      Many thanks dear Peri, for all your support, so glad to hear you enjoyed the course. It is a great flexibility to pick and choose the chapters as you can and that you can revisit unlimited times – my huge thanks, big hugs, Ozlem xx

  6. Alan February 4, 2015 at 12:39 pm #

    . . what an excellent concept – power to your pots and pans 😀

    • Ozlem Warren February 4, 2015 at 5:55 pm #

      Thank you very much Alan, most kind!:)

  7. BacktoBodrum February 5, 2015 at 5:16 pm #

    What a great idea. Wishing you lots of success and mega sales.

    • Ozlem Warren February 5, 2015 at 10:16 pm #

      Thank you BB, most kind : )

  8. Ozlem Warren February 18, 2015 at 12:13 am #

    How very kind of you, thank you so much for sharing – greetings from Texas!:)


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