culinary masterclasses halva

Taste and learn about Sheki's local food. Visit the citys sweet shops and try out the city's take of the halva and the dolma.

culinary masterclasseshalva

culinary masterclasseshalva

Sheki’s residents are renowned for their sweet tooth and anyone visiting Sheki mustn’t miss visiting local sweet shops. The city’s most famous sweet is halva, a local variation of pakhlava made of layers of rice dough lattices stuffed with ground nuts, syrup, spices and saffron. Neatly wrapped boxes of halva make a great gift to take home, but why not try your hand at making some? Several traditional sweet shops in town offer halva-making masterclasses with local pastry chefs unravelling closely kept family recipes dating back hundreds of years. 

Masterclasses can be arranged through private guides or the Sheki Destination Management Organisation

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weather and season

Air temperature

Current:
19°C
Average:
12 – 19.7°C / 53.6–67.5°F

Feel temperature

Current:
22°C
Average:
11.6 – 24.8°C / 52.9–76.6°F

Wind

Current:
  • Couple of thunderstorms
  • WSW
  • speed 7.4 km/h

When to go

  • Peak Season:
  • Spring, summer, autumn

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