Jackie’s Middle Eastern

Cooking Classes

Learn how to cook famous Middle Eastern dishes from scratch right here in Los Angeles! Cooking classes are held in Jackie’s private Kitchen and can accommodate up to 3 students at a time. Classes last up to 3 hours and need to be scheduled at least 2 days in advance, be sure to come hungry!

Classes offered:

  • The Art of Middle Eastern Cooking: you will learn how to make famous Middle Eastern dishes from scratch. The class includes your choice of two appetizers, one main dish, and one dessert.
    • Appetizers: Hummus, Baba Ghanouj, Foul and Fattoush
    • Entrees: Shawarma (chicken or beef), Kebab, Shish Tawooq, Tahini Fish, Falafel and Mujadara and more.
    • Dessert: Baklava, Hareesah, and Kunafeh

When you book, Jackie will send you the menu with more options and the ingredients of each dish. Dishes such as Musakhan, Kabsa, Kefta in tahini sauce or with vegetables, Stuffed or Roasted Chicken with Freekeh or rice with ground meat. Just name it!

  • Homemade Middle Eastern Baking: Is there anything more delicious than the smell of hot, fresh, homemade bread and pastries? The ingredients she uses have a lot of appetizing flavors.
    You will learn how to make Middle Eastern pastries from scratch. The class includes your choice of two pastries and one dessert.
    • Pastries: Akawi /Nablusi cheese pies, Manakeesh Za’tar (thyme), Spinach Fatayer and Meat Sfeeha
    • Dessert: Baklava, Hareesah, and Kunafeh

You can watch or get hands-on experience. The best parts are the fun you’ll have, the positive atmosphere, the laughing, the learning and maybe you’ll even experience belly dancing.