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Penang Homecooking School

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Unforgettable Nyonya experience!

Pearly's passion for culture, history and Nyonya cooking makes this cooking school a fun day with... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
TerritoryMob
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Darwin, Australia
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This experience is well worth it. A tour through the market and introduction to SEA produce and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
HelenHasAHoliday
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Penang, Malaysia
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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...more
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85 Taman Berjaya | Pulau Tikus, George Town, Penang Island 10350, Malaysia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Pearly's passion for culture, history and Nyonya cooking makes this cooking school a fun day with Pearly sharing her knowledge of local dishes and ingredients in a way that is engaging and interesting. Our day started off at the local markets discovering the ingredients we'd...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This experience is well worth it. A tour through the market and introduction to SEA produce and hawker treats. Perfect for people who aren’t sure about hawker or shopping etiquette. Pearly is warm, gregarious and knowledgeable. A wonderful teacher. We cooked Hokkien Mee and Char...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a fantastic day with Pearly which included a local's visit to the market, cooking up a storm in Pearly's outdoor kitchen and enjoying the deliciousness that we created. It was so interesting to see a local side to Penang, and soak in the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Emmmeliss
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic cooking class hosted by Pearly, an enthusiastic, friendly and extremely talented teacher (who also happens to teach internationally renown chefs!!) The whole experience was fantastic; Pearly accommodated my friend and I at the last minute and booked us on to the next day's class....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MartinaMatti
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing cooking class started with a market visit beautiful clean well stocked market and plenty of tastings. Pearly is so knowledgeable about herbs spices and vegetables that are healthy for us and her cooking class was fantastic easy to follow and very informative. After we...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sheena H
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Pearly's husband Chandra picked me up promptly from my hotel in Georgetown where we then picked up the other two eager cooks, one from Canada and a young lady from Korea - a small group of 3 of us. At the market we met Pearly...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank manglet666
PearlyK, Owner at Penang Homecooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

Thank you for your awesome review. Your excitement, enthusiasm are very encouraging. I am forever inspired by my guest who are so kind. You are one of many, thank you again.

Reviewed 27 October 2018

Pearly picked us up promptly from our hotel and took us to the local market. It was interesting the way she explained the local produce, what the individual health benefits were and we got to sample some lovely, tasty treats. There was only two of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RuthfromBrisbane
PearlyK, Owner at Penang Homecooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

We know your brother like a local and when he keeps sending his siblings to us, we are always excited to show them around. Chandra and I are so pleased you love your food choices. Come again, ya.

Reviewed 26 October 2018

I was picked up promptly by Pearly in the morning and met up with another pair to start our market tour. Vendors in the market were very familiar with her and was very friendly to us touring around. We got to try some samples of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Candy W
PearlyK, Owner at Penang Homecooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

Thank you for your awesome review. The vendors in the market makes me work harder for them. I love them as no one can imagine starting the day at 4am. I do and appreciate them very much. Your excitement, enthusiasm are very encouraging. I am...More

Reviewed 24 October 2018

The day started with a tour of the local wet and vegetable markets. Pearly explained loads of information regarding local ingredients, we learnt a lot. Following the tour we went back to Pearly and Chandra's home for a garden tour, where we picked up more...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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PearlyK, Owner at Penang Homecooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

My role as a teacher is too encourage and inspired you to cook. I hope I have done that. An unforgetable day with you guys.

Reviewed 23 October 2018

I was picked up on time, by Chandra, Pearly's husband and the culinary experience began at the markets. There were 2 other couples who were lovely and we all headed deep into the market to be shown all sorts of different fruits and vegetables. Now...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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PearlyK, Owner at Penang Homecooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

Thank you for your awesome review. I love to share with like minded people like your good self. Your excitement, enthusiasm are very encouraging. I am forever inspired by my guest who are so kind. You are one of many, thank you again. Cant wait...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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HrC47
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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84dennisy
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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