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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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Wonderful cooking class

Our morning started with a visit to the local market where we were introduced to many of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cathy A
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A lovely day with a lovely teacher!

We really enjoyed our time at Pearly's Homecooking School. The market tour was interesting, and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jonathan C
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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 and learn our fresh produce. You prepare and eat together with other food obsessed people! No classes from May 20th to June 4th, away in China for Gourmand Award.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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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 1 week ago via mobile

Our morning started with a visit to the local market where we were introduced to many of the unfamiliar fruits and vegetables. Pearly was very knowledgeable about the nutritional and medicinal benefits of these foods. We munched on small sweet bananas and were introduced to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our time at Pearly's Homecooking School. The market tour was interesting, and Pearly showed us many ingredients we had never seen before. We also enjoyed watching how various local sweets were made, and then tasting them fresh afterwards! The cooking segment of...More

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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Thank you Pearly for your guidance during my cooking class with you. As you know I do not cook at all but with your guidance and clear instructions I was able to cook sambal prawns at just the correct temperature. And my shallots golden brown...More

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PearlyK, Owner at Penang Homecooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

Hi Joanne, Your enthusiasm is infectious, ha ha. Chandra and I thoroughly enjoyed your company. You are easy to teach and you make me feel so inspired seeing how hard you tried. I am very impressed you hold the knife so well despite not know...More

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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

9 Jan 2018 A most memorable day, though I cooked Nonya food for my children, attending the class as an activity and a passionate and favourite passtime, meeting and cooking with Pearly is truly amazing, learning tips, knowledge about the food and vegetables we eat...More

Thank Robert L
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PearlyK, Owner at Penang Homecooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

You are passionate and love food, it is happiness to have you in the class. You make it easy for me to teach you with your simple and energetic attitude. I love your humbleness and being a grat cook yourself, you are so modest. See...More

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Reviewed 11 January 2018

We enjoyed Pearly’s famous cooking class one of our days in Penang. She picked us up at our hotel, and after picking up the one other student, we drove to a market near Pearly’s house to shop and learn. Pearly pointed out to us the...More

Thank JLiss
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PearlyK, Owner at Penang Homecooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

We love having you in the class. So attentive and excited to do all the chores. I am impressed you could swim through so easily. A great student every teacher is proud to have.

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Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

It was a perfect day for us. We learned so many new things about the way of cooking here. Pearly is a wonderful and positiv person you will love from the first minute. You will learn and see a lot about ingredients, way of cooking...More

Thank Christian S
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PearlyK, Owner at Penang Homecooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

I missed 2 of you already. Your bubbly self is so infectious. I feel so easy to share lots of details as you both are so attentive.

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Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Joined the class last Dec. Pearly is very kind and knowledgeable. Love the market tour and the home cooking experience. Great for people who want to know about Peranakan food. :)

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PearlyK, Owner at Penang Homecooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

Thank you for your kind comments. I am so pleased you attended and love the class.

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Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Had a brilliant time with Pearly & her husband Chandra. The market tour was amazing & Pearly took time to explain all the fabulous produce. The afternoon was spent at Pearly's home cooking the most amazing dishes. I would definitely recommend this to any foodie...More

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PearlyK, Owner at Penang Homecooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

Thank you for your kind comments. We are happy you enjoyed the class and learn some tips from us. Am happy you loved the food.

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Reviewed 7 January 2018

I was very lucky to have scored a spot that day because I booked last-minute. The day started out with Pearly picking me up & 2 other guests from our hotels then off to the wet market. Pearly showed us the local fish, fruits, veggies...More

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PearlyK, Owner at Penang Homecooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

Thank you for the kind comments. Chandra and I thoroughly enjoyed sharing tips and market tour. Hope to see you again.

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Reviewed 6 January 2018

Starting with wonderful Chandra picking us up from our apartment, and then cooking with the inimitable Pearly Kee, the day was an absolute highlight of our visit to Penang. The class began with Pearly's entertaining and informative tour of the Pulau Tikus wet market, where...More

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PearlyK, Owner at Penang Homecooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

You know, I missed 2 of us so much. Fun and cheeky, you made the class so lively and interesting. Come again and my turn to be cheeky.

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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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Paul S
29 December 2017|
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Response from PearlyK | Property representative |
Hi, Yes, we do make replacement when there are request. So sorry for the late reply.
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