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Maria's South Indian Cooking Class

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Address: Burgher Street ,Fort Cochin. | Fort Paradise Garden Cafe, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
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Great cooking course

Very interesting cookery class with a brilliant meal at the end. Take something to write with as you will want to write more detailed instructions of the recipes given.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Very interesting cookery class with a brilliant meal at the end. Take something to write with as you will want to write more detailed instructions of the recipes given.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As part of the Citrus South Indian holiday package, we were offered a cooking class. It was a bit cramped with 10 people around the table but manageable. Maria explained about the spices and the order to cook them in so we learnt a lot about south indian cooking. There was a lot of detail and it was a bit... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food, friendly and knowledgable class. There is many cooking classes to choose from in Fort Kochi and greater Kochi. We decided on Maria’s due to seeing that the class discusses the spices used and balance of each.; as well as Maria being able to accomodate our request for vegetarian and non-dairy dishes. From this perspective we were not disappointed.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Maria, and her Husband were a delight from start to finish, The knowledge you gain for Maria excellent class gives a brilliant insight on how to achieve balance in any recipe, not just Indian. The meal we collectively cooked in less than an hour, was probably the best meal we had on our ten day Citrus holidays tour of Kerala.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Maria's cooking class was recommended to me by a friend and I was not disappointed. Maria went through all the spices used in Southern and Northern cooking, explaining the ratios and health benefits to each one. We were shown how to make four dishes and given the opportunity to have a go which made you feel very involved. We got... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

i was travelling by myself at the time (23 year old woman), and i can safely say i felt at home with Maria. she was patient, kind and an amazing teacher/cook. of my three weeks through north and south india, Maria's was one of the best things i did, and by far the best cooking course. contact her first if... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Had a great time learning from Maria. Great teacher and delicious food! A must for when visiting Fort Kochi.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

This class takes place in Maria's home. She introduces all the herbs and spices, and explains how much to use (much more than I have used in the past), and, more importantly, the underlying principles of their use. She prepares and cooks several dishes, which you then eat for lunch. We very much enjoyed both parts of the session! Her... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

I love indian cooking, and wanted to learn more about the whys and hows behind curry creation and was not disappointed! Maria has so much knowledge that she shares during the class that you can't write quickly enough to take it all in! We had 4 curries (plus an accompaniment) to cook between us and she took us through the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

What a surprise,such lovely genuine people, we had an amazing morning. Maria is a master with her spices, we learnt so much,not just about cooking but culture as well. I would thoroughly recommend this to any one, even if you are not interested in cooking, the delicious meal afterwards was worth it. Thank you Maria and George for enriching our... More 

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