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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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This class is a MUST do!

My husband & I attended one of Pearly’s classes during our recent stay in Penang. This class was... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jo-Anne D
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New South Wales, Australia
Fantastic experience at Penang Home Cooking School

My husband and I had the privilege of joining Pearly and Chandra for a wonderful cooking class... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
parkernishaat
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Cape Town, South Africa
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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! . Please leave message in my mobile if you need too and i will reply the message after class. Difficult to handle calls duirng cooking class.
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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 4 days ago

My husband & I attended one of Pearly’s classes during our recent stay in Penang. This class was not only educational (with the great market tour), but was also completely hands on cooking & great FUN! Pearly makes it all so easy... The classes are...More

Thank Jo-Anne D
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My husband and I had the privilege of joining Pearly and Chandra for a wonderful cooking class during our visit to Penang in July. What an experience! The morning started off with Chandra collecting us from our hotel and taking us to the wet market,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I attended Pearly's Nyonya class on our trip to Penang from Canada. What a treat! The class included a visit to the Pulau Tikus market, which was a very cool experience seen through the eyes of a true local. Pearly took the...More

Thank Mariam G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked the cooking class with Pearly for the whole family, my husband and 2 kids 7 & 9 year old and we had a blast! The menu enticed us and we were salivating prior to the class. Pearly and her husband Chandra are a...More

Thank Ivanka M
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PearlyK, Owner at Penang Homecooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Ivana, Your kids are so grown up. They are so professional for a 7 and 9. They enjoyed everything. Truly a natural food lover not seen in younger children. So pleased to have met all of you.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a class with Pearly as part of our honeymoon trip in Penang. Both her and Chandra were super welcoming a delightful hosts. They picked us up and dropped us off at our AirBnB which was a huge plus. The wet market tour was...More

Thank jryanshaw
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PearlyK, Owner at Penang Homecooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review. Both of you are such great sport. Love food, love people, love life. Life is good when you are aorund too, he he. See both of you again.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found the perfect gift for the kid’s grandfather´s 80 birthday. A cooking class with Pearly! That she had room for the 8 of us was fantastic and we all enjoyed it so much. It could not have been better, getting picked up at the...More

Thank Elisabeth L
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PearlyK, Owner at Penang Homecooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear dear Liz, 3 generations came to cook, grandpa, son and daughter in law and 5 children in their teens. Lovely family and your husband is such a loving son to his father who is 80 years young. The children are all there to help...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the best time at Pearly’s cooking class in July. Everything was great from we got picked up at our hotel, through the visit at the food market to the cooking itself. Pearly was pedagogical throughout the day and the courses we made were...More

Thank Anne S
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PearlyK, Owner at Penang Homecooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Anne, Thank you for the wonderful review. Hopefully you don;t find it too systematic or commanding like rowing the boat. ::))

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did a class with Pearly back in May and loved it! We made a soy pork dish, a beef curry and fish mouse and which was incredible, like nothing I've ever tried! You have a tour around the market before hand. Her house where...More

Thank Beccaa67
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PearlyK, Owner at Penang Homecooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Becca, better late then never..how nice of you to pen an awesome review.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We first hesitated because of the price, but it was really worth it. We were picked up directly at our hotel by Chandra, and went to explore the colorful market where Pearly explained us how to choose ingredients and make us taste some of them...More

Thank MariusBidon
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PearlyK, Owner at Penang Homecooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Preparation of Street food is like performing 3 different task. Until the bowl lands on the table do you know how much work you have put in. So that is why it is about skills, techniques and handling. Glad you enjoyed eating afters.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked a day here after reading reviews on TA, and we were not dissapointed. Commuincation from booking to meeting Pearly & Chandra on the day was excellent. The morning started in the market with Pearly explaining the wide range of uses for many fruits, herbs...More

Thank MalandJR
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PearlyK, Owner at Penang Homecooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It was so pleasing to share tips and techniques with you. You obviously enjoyed preparation, cooking and most of all...EATING! It was pretty awesome knowing you both.

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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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