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Address: Nazlina Spice Station | 2, Campbell Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
Phone Number: +60 12-453 8167
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Description: Pickles & Spices cooking classes are held at Nazlina Spice Station daily...
Pickles & Spices cooking classes are held at Nazlina Spice Station daily except on Sundays. On Wednesdays, it is held at Straits Quay but the wet market tour is still done at Campbell and Chow Rasta Market. Monday and Thursday cooking classes are conducted by Chef Pin with Nazlina leading the market tour. On other days, Nazlina conducts both market tour and cooking classes. Nazlina Hussin is also a certified city guide with a license from the Ministry of Tourism, Malaysia. During reservation, please advise any dietary requirements or allergy if applicable. Rate is RM160.00 Per person (USD50.00).
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Don't have breakfast!!!!! There will be plenty to eat and boy will it be tasty! The morning started with a coffee upstairs while we waited for everyone and then Peter took us all... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2015
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Batemans Bay, Australia
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Batemans Bay, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Don't have breakfast!!!!! There will be plenty to eat and boy will it be tasty! The morning started with a coffee upstairs while we waited for everyone and then Peter took us all on a very informative trip around the markets. Some of the previous reviews had me concerned a little but Peter was friendly engaging and very knowledgeable about... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Lovely hosts. Great market tour. Amazing food. Learnt some tips on making my fav rendang and mee goreng. My partner who never normally cooks loved it and wants to cook everyday now :-) Thank you Naz

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

I am thrilled about my entire experience with this cooking class, the genius of a lovely pair of hosts. We arrived at the shop at 7:30am, and they took us next door to order a lovely local breakfast of banana pancakes with a tomato-based sauce on the side which you could add on. Then Mr. Peter - a Dutchman -... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

The day started with a 7am pick up from our Hotel before meeting with Peter and 2 other 'chef wannabes' for breakfast at a local eatery. After breakfast we toured the markets for fresh ingredients for the mornings cooking. While Nazlina left with the perishables, Peter toured with us describing differents fruits and vegetables and a little history about local... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

We took an afternoon class where there was only 3 of us. We got straight into the lesson where Nazlina explained about the different types of food and its heritage. After this explanation we all got to contribute to the prep of the food. We made Dahl curry, roti and some verminchilli salad. We are ate the salad first as... More 

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Nazlina, Owner at Pickles & Spices Cooking Class, responded to this review

Hi LukeytaO, Thanks for spending the time to write the review. I am happy that you enjoyed the class, however I would like to clarify that there is a line on the page where the booking form is that states that: "there is no market tour for all PM classes". The reason is because there is no market to go... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Started with light breakfast with Peter then Nazlina joined us. We discussed what we'd like to make in the cooking classes. Then wandered the markets learning so much along the way from Peter while Naz bought the fresh ingredients we'd need later. The cooking class upstairs in Naz's shop was all hands on! Cutting everything up finely was easy with... More 

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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Visited with a couple of friends in mid April, and were fortunate enough to be the only people booked on the course. I've been on a few cooking classes over the years, so when one of the first things Nazlina said when we met her by the market for coffee and roti was "what do you want to cook?" I... More 

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Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015 via mobile

we did one of Naz' cooking classes. Started early in the morning with breakfast of roti and coffee, then a tour of various local markets including the purchase of some ingredients. Then spent the next 4 hours preparing and cooking malysian food. Included were curry puffs, and a couple of versions of roti. Great fun, Naz is a charming and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

We booked the afternoon session for this class as we are both vegetarians and we were really pleased to have found a cookery class to accommodate our needs. Nazlina is a great teacher really enthusiastic and bubbly, we had good fun chatting and learning to cook traditional Penang dishes. Nazlina's passion for food and natural ingredients is infectious. The food... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Everything was soo great. A nice breakfast together and then a tour around a nearby market which included information about spices, fishes, chickens and fruits. And also some history about the town.We learned a lot! And the cooking class was nice with good instructions so you could really enjoy and learn. We were like 8 of us in our class... More 

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Additional Information about Pickles & Spices Cooking Class

Address: Nazlina Spice Station | 2, Campbell Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
Phone Number: +60 12-453 8167
Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 7:30 am - 8:00 pm

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