"Eating and Dancing in the Mediterranean" Turkey

PROGRAM: Approved GRUNDTVIG WORKSHOP (project number:2011-1-TR1-GRU13-27478)

02-10 OCTOBER 2011


Travel(%100- airplane ticket will ve provided before coming to Turkey), boarding, accomadation is free (%100).

Turkish cuisine is the similar version of Ottoman cuisine with some additionals from Central Asia, Middle East, Balkanian & mediterranian cuisines.
When it is looked at the whole frame, Turkish cuisine is full of varieties. Aside from common Turkish specialities that can be found throughout the country,
There are also many region-specific specialities. Especially in the western parts of Turkey, where olive trees are grown abundantly, olive oil is the major type of oil used for cooking. The cuisines of the Aegean regions display basic characteristics of Mediterranean cuisine as they are rich in vegetables, herbs and fish. The cuisines of the Aegean regions is famous for its pastry specialities such as mantı and gozleme.Isparta is in the Aegean part of Turkey and Isparta Region is famous with cuisines and folk dances.This is a special workshop about representing Turkish cuisine with its culture such as tradational folk dances. During the workshop , the participants will be able to learn to cook traditional Turkish cuisine from our professional chefs and teachers.The participants will wear their aprons and go down to the kitchen to prepare themselves for the cooking class.And they will also learn some basic folk dances of the Isparta regions after cooking.So eating and folk dances complete each other like healty nourishment and sport. This workshop will be very interesting and unusual for the participants to experience the Isparta region’s varieties. When finished cooking, we start to prepare a nice table with the foods that we cooked & see how delicious they are. The participants will possibility discover Isparta and Antalya through gastronomy via discovering the markets and merchants traditional.The workshop will be held in Isparta Halk Eğitim Merkezi.It will be held between the dates on 02-09 October 2011.The expected number of participants are fifteen from EU countries and five from Turkey.

-18 years old or over
-EU program countries
-No participation before Grundtvig Workshop in three years.

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