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Penang Homecooking School

85 Taman Berjaya | Pulau Tikus, George Town, Penang Island 10350, Malaysia
+60 16-437 4380
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Great experience

This was a great class, we made a fantastic Malay curry and Curry mee (noodle curry), which Perla... read more

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Nadsh20
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Auckland, New Zealand
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Fun and Informative

Our family took a cooking class with Pearl and it was so fun and informative. They picked us up at... read more

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Vicki V
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Allen, Texas
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Sign up for my cooking classes and learn secrets and tips for authentic Malaysian cooking. Daily classes except Sunday is in my home. Visit the market and learn to use fresh produce. You prepare and eat together with other food obsessed people! .
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85 Taman Berjaya | Pulau Tikus, George Town, Penang Island 10350, Malaysia
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+60 16-437 4380
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was a great class, we made a fantastic Malay curry and Curry mee (noodle curry), which Perla was very accomodating in adapting to vegetarian ingredients for myself. The highlight was making Roti chenai, something I've been wanting to learn for some time. The food...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Our family took a cooking class with Pearl and it was so fun and informative. They picked us up at our hotel, and we were first taken to a local street market with fresh produce and meat (and by fresh, I mean LIVE chickens!). It...More

Thank Vicki V
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

In a town where food is the main attraction, why wouldn’t you learn about it and how to cook it from the town’s best? Pearly takes you around the market, teaches you about local delicacies and lets you taste fruit and hot food stall produce....More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Spent the day with Pearly and her husband in their lovely home, cooked some delicious food and learned some much-needed skills. Pearly is a great teacher and I hope to be able to recreate our dishes when back home in Australia. Thank you for the...More

Thank Paul D
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Had a lovely time with Pearly and her husband, Chandra! Pearly picked us up herself in the morning for a tour of the local market, which was both educational and lots of fun. We then proceeded to her home where we made three different dishes...More

Thank anne l
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a lovely half day with Pearly and her husband. It started out with us stuffing up the date and not being ready in our hotel to be picked up by Pearly. Fortunately, Pearly and her husband had the initiative to hunt us down...More

Thank Rosie M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love Penang and have been holidaying here in the Australian winter for the past 10 years. Pearly's Home Cooking School has been on my agenda for some time and this year we finally booked in and had the most memorable day ever. It exceeded...More

Thank debbieboase
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Learning how to cook Penang cuisine from Ms. Pearly has been an amazing experience. She not only taught us how to cook delicious food, she taught us how to cook from the heart. I’ve always loved food mainly for their delicious taste but Ms. Pearly...More

Thank calont029
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had a wonderful taste of Penang thanks to Pearly’s talent, knowledge and enthusiasm for Nyonya food. We learnt much, experienced Penang culture through food and enjoyed some fun & laughter with our fellow cooks. Chandra was the perfect pick up drop...More

Thank Debra S
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Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

I’ve participated in a dozen cooking schools across Asia - many of them outstanding - but the Penang home cooking school is the best. Pearly and her husband Chandra are absolutely delightful people - warm, friendly, intelligent and inviting. Pearly is an outstanding cook and...More

1  Thank Sam R
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PearlyK, Owner at Penang Homecooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Dear Sam, You seem so quiet and as the class was a big one, I did not have much chance to talk to you. So you were sizing me up? ha ha..Thank you for great obsdervation. I do best when my guest are attentive. It...More

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sojamB
24 June 2018|
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Response from PearlyK | Property representative |
Hi, We have availability on 8th Oct. On the page, look to yr right and you will see a website contact form. Please fill it Pearly
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Hr C
17 February 2018|
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Response from dghayfield | Reviewed this property |
It’s Chinese New Year which is possibly why there has been no reply. Great place to go to if you can
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Dennis Y
24 January 2018|
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Response from PearlyK | Property representative |
Usually 30 students, we do team cooking, either 3 to a team cooking 2 dishes. Please email for more details.
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