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Pickles & Spices Cooking Class

Address: Nazlina Spice Station | 2, Campbell Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
Phone Number: +60 12-453 8167
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Type: Cooking classes, Sightseeing Tours, Food & Drink
Owner description: Pickles & Spices cooking classes are held at Nazlina Spice Station daily except on Sundays. On...
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Type: Cooking classes, Sightseeing Tours, Food & Drink
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Owner description: 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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London
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

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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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

My husband and I arrived to meet Nazlina and found that we were the only people in the class that day. Nazlina asked lots of questions around what food we had tried and enjoyed so far and then offered to show us how to make one of the dishes we particularly liked (laksa curry) After breakfast we visited the markets... More 

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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

While we enjoyed the tour of the markets, our cooking class wasn't quite what we had had in mind. We had not been told that the class was so far out of the city and would have to go there by car/taxi. The group was big and was spread across two cars. The kitchen was a little crowded and we... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

My girlfriend and I met for the morning class where we discovered that the other people to be in the class that day had cancelled, so the class was only the two of us. This allowed us to focus on a specific dish-- and spice level (hint: spicy!)-- that we wanted. We started the day off with a market tour... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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54 reviews 54 reviews
13 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 via mobile

I took part in this experience this morning and thoroughly enjoyed it. The group I was in consisted of a Canadian, an American, two Germans and two Australians and the multicultural makeup helped make the day. Breakfast was good at the coffee shop across the road, relaxing and it helped us ease into the day. OK so Peter the Dutchman... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I have to say it was a really enjoyable course. I learned a few bits and the tour before hand was nice. The dishes we cooked were nice and recipes will be used again for sure. The free breakfast was also appreciated. Two grievances though. 1. I think the price point is a bit crazy. For €40 I would expect... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Loved the market, and cooking by the beach couldn't have been prettier! I would definitely would do this class again and recommend it to all my friends!

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Kerikeri, New Zealand
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46 reviews 46 reviews
10 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We really loved the entire day she. We did this class, early start and having traditional breakfast was a nice bonus (included in price) so was the taxi out to her home after the market tour. Nazlinas home is modern and spacious and a great place for a cooking class. It's true that you don't prepare solely your own fish... More 

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5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We started off with some yummy Roti for breakfast and then hit the markets to buy all our ingredients. This was very fascinating! Her new space is great and convenient. However you don't get to cook your own meals like other classes may offer you. You all contribute to making the dishes. She is a lovely lady and explained everything... More 

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