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A great combination of the local food and culture wrapped up in to a single experience.

Highly recommend this cooking class, it was a great combination of learning about the Druze culture... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2018
Mitchell A
Wayne NJ
Great experience learning to cook foods local to this region

Had an awesome time with Pnina and Paul. The food was delicious and both Paul and Pnina were... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2018
Kevin C
Arlington, Texas
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“cooking class”(14 reviews)
Are you travelling in Israel and looking for something off the beaten track? Galileat brings you different types of activities that the whole family will love.Makluba, Hubeza, Sinya…Maybe you've heard the names but never realized that it's authentic...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Karmiel, Israel
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

Highly recommend this cooking class, it was a great combination of learning about the Druze culture and their food. Pnina our hostess opened her house and kitchen to us and taught us not only about her foods but about her culture and life as well....More

Thank Mitchell A
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Had an awesome time with Pnina and Paul. The food was delicious and both Paul and Pnina were gracious hosts and tried to include eveyone in the task of cooking the meal and learning about the Druze culture and life in Norther Israel. Highly recommend...More

Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 18 January 2018

We learned about the Druze religion and history and then had a wonderful, healthy, interesting meal while watching the sun set out of Pnina's dining room window. As promised, Paul sent the recipes for the dinner. I can't wait to make the Sinye and lemonade...More

Thank Mary S
Reviewed 11 January 2018

Lunch at Pnina's home home was a highlight for our family. She was lovely and the food was delicious! Our kids 16 and 12 loved being able to help cook.

Thank Cindy G
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

My family and I thoroughly enjoyed the delicious and very plentiful dinner as well as learning about the Druze religion. Paul sent the recipes when we arrived home, and my granddaughters are looking forward to eating the Druze food again. This was a wonderful experience.

Thank miamicookie
Reviewed 8 January 2018

Highly recommended for anyone interested in cooking/eating in a foreign culture. Unique experience to cook with a local homemaker - in our case we met with a Druze woman. Plenty of great conversation and opportunities to learn about the culture. We also met our host's...More

Thank amyrbickers
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

My family did a tour with a cooking class, lunch, and visit to the local market and it was one of our favorite parts of our trip to Israel! The food was absolutely incredible, Paul was a very fun and knowledgeable guide, and Roudenna was...More

Thank kkaattiiee
Reviewed 5 December 2017

We had Paul arranged a dinner with Waggii & Amina B'seis a beautiful Dhrue's family. Paul Galileat paid attention to all the details. We all enjoyed the dinner together and Paul translated for us as we learned about a culture and religion that evening. I...More

Thank lab100242017
Reviewed 18 November 2017

My husband and I were visiting Israel with another couple and were looking for a cooking workshop that would be fun, authentic, and that would give us some new recipes we could reproduce at home. The cooking workshop we did with a Druze family satisfied...More

Thank Ann G
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Honestly, the culinary tour we took with Paul was a trip highlight. We started the day at a goat farm where we sampled many cheeses. One was fresher and better than the next. The coffee there was great and the coconut sorbet was addictive. Next...More

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