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Maria's South Indian Cooking Class

Burgher Street ,Fort Cochin. | Fort Paradise Garden Cafe, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
+91 97468 87454
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wouldnt hesitate to recommend - an amazing way to spend a bit of time

We were a little stuck for something to do when docking in Cochin for 1 day on a cruise. I turned... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2017
lorhen1966
Highlight of our trip

We have been saving to do a cooking course till the end of our trip and we have not been... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2017
Londontraveller1412
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Burgher Street ,Fort Cochin. | Fort Paradise Garden Cafe, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
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+91 97468 87454
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

We were a little stuck for something to do when docking in Cochin for 1 day on a cruise. I turned to trip advisor for help and spotted this which caught my attention straight away as my husband is a keen amateur chef and loves...More

Thank lorhen1966
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Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

We have been saving to do a cooking course till the end of our trip and we have not been disappointed. Maria is very knowledgeable and you can tell this woman loves to cook Indian food. She explains everything perfectly and gives you all the...More

Thank Londontraveller1412
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

Learning to cook with Maria was undoubtedly a highlight of our 3 weeks in Kerala. She is both so knowledgable and personable, and clearly has real integrity for the traditions of Indian cooking. We learned so much, and ate so well - the best meal...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We booked an afternoon cooking class for our group of 4 people after reading the reviews on here and highly recommend it! Maria was very prompt in replying to us and flexible in letting us choose what we wanted to cook, we just had to...More

Thank Zoszka W
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Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I could learn lots of basic Indian cuisine and about how to use spices. Also she gave us lots of useful tips with other ingredients. I can't wait to cook with those recipes again! It was so warm and sweet time with...More

Thank Nare K
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Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

We booked a morning class with Maria as we were due to fly out that day. Not only did I learn about Southern Cuisine, I was so surprised with Maria's knowledge about foods being included in certain dishes due to their health benefits! She was...More

Thank Sonnie2010
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Reviewed 22 July 2017

Maria and her family were extremely welcoming of us into their home for the evening. Everyone was so friendly and we felt at home at once. Before cooking, we learnt all about the different spices which was so interesting! Maria is such a talented woman...More

1  Thank rebeccamorgan24
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Reviewed 22 July 2017

Maria's cooking class was brilliant. She was really knowledgeable about the food and we really learnt the fundamental aspects of South Indian cooking. The food we made was absolutely amazing and we were surprised we made it. Would recommend to anyone!

1  Thank GeorgeMiller9
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Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Maria and her family welcomed us into their home for the most amazing food and cooking class. We made butter chicken, Dahl, pakora and a potato and spinach dish. Not only was the food incredible but Maria is one of a kind. She taught us...More

Thank Emma L
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

We had a private-cookingclass with our family, me and two of my children (21 and 24). It was a great experience. We learned a lot about Indian herbs and spices, their tastes and how to use. Maria is a good teacher, she explains everyting very...More

Thank Marjon V
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Sandra L
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Response from Sonnie2010 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Sandra, sorry for the delay I only just saw your question. I think Kochi is definitely worth a visit. You could stop by there for 2 nights and spend a couple of days up at Munnar in the tea plantations for a night as... More
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Response from Emma L | Reviewed this property |
I have her cell, but trip advisor will not allow me to post it on here, but if you're in the area, you can easily stop by and make the appointment in person. You need to pre-book as she will make sure she has availability... More
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