Vegetarian Meze

Vegetarian Meze

Sat 3rd Feb 2018

Date: Saturday 3rd February 2018

Time: 9.30am - 1.30pm

Meet at: Arabica Bar & Kitchen, 3 Rochester Walk, London, SE1 9AF  

Class Type: Hands on

Meze, sometimes spelt Mezze, is derived from the Arabic word t’maza, meaning ‘to savour in little bites’. It’s the ultimate sharing food. Each small dish provides a different taste and textural sensation, making the experience of eating healthy food a constant, joyous adventure.

Your guide on this culinary adventure will be Executive chef David Jones.

The format:

The morning will start with a welcome breakfast served with Turkish Coffee at Arabica Bar & Kitchen.

Followed by a whistle stop tour of the market, where James will pick up some seasonal produce from a handful of their favourite stalls to be incorporated into the cooking session. 

Then its off to The Cookhouse which overlooks the buzzing Market, where you will produce an array of seasonal meze dishes featuring some of Arabica's larder essentials  like Wild Sumac, Tahini, Pomegranate molasses, Roasted cumin and Za'atar.

The day concludes with an informal meal, enjoying the food you’ve cooked, served with Lebanese wine, baklawa pastries and fresh mint tea.

Example Recipes: 

Hummus Beiruti- A chilli spiked, cumin dusted take on Britain's most popular dip 

Moutabel - Smoked aubergine with stoneground tahini 

Cheese Borek -  Crisp, filo pastries filled with akawi cheese, nigella seeds, parsley

Mjedderah - Lentils and cracked bulgar wheat topped with crispy onions served with minted yogurt sauce

Fattoush salad - Seasonal leaves, tomato, cucumber, radish, spring onion, parsley, mint, Za'atar, croutons, citrus fuelled pomegranate dressing



Whats included and do I need to bring anything?

We will provide you with an apron and cooking equipment, recipe printouts and all ingredients for the class. Ladies - please where a comfortable pair of low-heeled shoes. 

What is the cancellation policy?

Unfortunately classes are non-refundable due to the agreement with the venue. In the unlikely event, we receive insufficient bookings for a class, the class may be cancelled with 7 days’ notice and the option of a full refund or credit for a future class will be offered. 

What time should I arrive?

Please arrive at 9.30am sharp for welcome breakfast and coffee. 

Corporate / Private bookings 

You can book single spots or take a whole class privately for up to 8 guests. Please email us if you are interested in us arranging a special event.