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Tour accompanied by Keri Moss and local culinary guide in Marrakech or tours accompanied by local culinary experts in Marrakech and Istanbul

'Boutique Marrakech with Keri Moss and local culinary guide' 5 days/4 nights departing 16 November 2015 from 1,395 per person

Join Keri for an introduction to the classic cuisine of Morocco amid the spectacular surroundings of Marrakech. Staying in a beautiful riad on the edge of the medina, experience traditional Moroccon hospitality in style. Taste Keri's dishes inspired by wonderful local ingredients and learn some of the secrets of the Moroccan kitchen too. Visit hypnotic Djemma el Fna, a feast for all the senses, and the local markets for a taste of daily life. In the company of local guides, explore the maze of souks and enjoy legendary Berber hospitality in the foothills of the Atlas mountains.

Join Keri Moss for:

  • Dinner at your riad featuring typical Moroccan dishes prepared by Keri and the riad chefs.
  • Interactive cooking lesson with riad chefs and Keri.
  • Cooking demonstration with Keri.
  • Lunch with Keri.
  • Farewell dinner featuring Moroccan inspired dishes with a contemporary twist created by Keri and inspired by local seasonal ingredients.
'Boutique Marrakech' accompanied by local culinary experts 5 days/4 nights departing 16 March, 20 April and 3rd September 2015 from 995 per person

Barter with spice merchants in the ancient medina and explore the maze of souks. Soak up the unique atmosphere of Djemaa el Fna and experience Berber hospitality in the foothills of the Atlas mountains. Learn to cook classic Moroccan dishes in the wonderful surroundings of Marrakech.

MasterChef Highlights:

  • Dinner at your riad featuring typical Moroccan dishes.
  • A morning visit to a local market.
  • An interactive cooking demonstration followed by lunch.
  • Visit to a saffron farm.
'Inspirational Istanbul' accompanied by local culinary guide throughout 5 days/4 nights departing 24 April, 15 May, 18th September and 2nd October 2015 from 1065 per person

View the striking architecture of the Blue Mosque and the priceless treasures of Topkapi Palace. Visit local markets and bazaars and sample specialities of European and Asian Istanbul. Turkish cuisine has evolved over the centuries and has been influenced by many cultures and empires. Join your local culinary guide on this break and discover the cultural highlights and superb flavours of this city.

MasterChef Highlights:
  • A walking tour to discover the food & culture of European and Asian Istanbul.
  • Tastings of Turkish specialities.
  • An interactive cooking demonstration of Ottoman dishes followed by dinner.
For more details on itinerary, information on tour extensions or to book one of these tours, please call John Ferguson on 01473 610666.

Holmes Travel have teamed up with MasterChef Travel. We hope you're enjoying the latest series of Celebrity MasterChef. It's not too late to join some of your past MasterChef favourites on a MasterChef Travel holiday this year. There are still spaces on several trips to destinations around the world. Here's a selection of what's available and if you need more information please contact John Ferguson at Holmes Travel on 01473 610666.
Flavours of Italy with Sara Danesin Medio Join Sara Danesin Medio (2011 finalist) to discover the gastronomy of the Amalfi Coast, departing 9th October, or venture with her into the Italian culinary heartland of Tuscany on 13th October.
Turkey and Morocco with Keri Moss If souks and exotic spices are more your thing then why not meet Keri Moss (joint winner of MasterChef: The Professionals 2012) in Turkey, departing 12th September, or in Morocco on 23rd September.
India and Mexico with Dhruv Baker Join Dhruv Baker (MasterChef winner 2010) for a fascinating foodie exploration of Northern India, departing 16th October, or spend a few days with him in Oaxaca, Mexico, departing 14th November.
Vietnam with James Nathan James Nathan (MasterChef winner 2008) uncovers the 'lush & fragrant land' of Vietnam, departing 8th November.
Spain with Ash Mair Join Ash Mair (MasterChef: The Professionals winner 2011) in San Sebastian on 14th October where you can learn more about the cuisine of the Basque country.


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