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Address: 85 Taman Berjaya | Pulau Tikus, George Town, Penang Island 10350, Malaysia
Phone Number: +60 16-437 4380
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Description: Sign up for my cooking classes and learn secrets and tips for authentic...
Sign up for my cooking classes and learn secrets and tips for authentic Malaysian cooking. Skills passed down to me through the generations. The class is in my home, where we prepare and eat together with other food obsessed people!
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A memorable day

Thankyou Pearly & Chandra, Eddie and myself thoroughly enjoyed your experience and knowledge. Our day will be remembered and we will definitely be doing another class when we... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Thankyou Pearly & Chandra, Eddie and myself thoroughly enjoyed your experience and knowledge. Our day will be remembered and we will definitely be doing another class when we next return to Penang. It has inspired us to start our very own herb garden when we get home. Will also be trying some of the amazing dishes from your cookbook -... More 

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PearlyK, Owner at Penang Homecooking School, responded to this review

Jenny and Eddie, Thank you for such awesome enthusiasm. I love your smile and happiness. Keep holding hands and I will keep making people happy. Do come again. Cook more and let me know, ya! More 

Perth WA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Pearly is a Penang Icon. The class was wonderful, we had 6 in our class and it was great. about 5 hrs and the food was tasty and plentiful. The tour of the market was very informative and we leant a lot about different traditional Malay foods and curries. Pearly and chandra her hubby were always on the ball watching... More 

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PearlyK, Owner at Penang Homecooking School, responded to this review

Lovely to hear from you, Wendy...gosh. How I miss you both. Such good people and your love for cooking is so inspiring. Thank you for visiting our Penang. More 

Binghamton, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

It is our feeling you can learn alot about a culture through its food. Pearly Key has to be the ambassador for Nonya cooking. We mistakenly gave her the wrong date for our visit and with one days's notice was able to accomodate us. She picked us up at our hotel and we went to the market. She introduced us... More 

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PearlyK, Owner at Penang Homecooking School, responded to this review

It was quite a privilege to have the whole family cooking together. Chandra and I totally enjoyed your chats and insights. What a loving family. Very encouraging. Come visit us again,ya! More 

Perth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

It was my wife's idea to book a day class with Pearly and I am so glad we both did it. Both Pearly and her husband Chandra are so knowledgeable, friendly and welcoming and they make you feel so relaxed. The booking of the class is very easy with Pearly always responding quickly to our emails. We were picked up... More 

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PearlyK, Owner at Penang Homecooking School, responded to this review

Wow...I did not expect a review from you as you were so busy in my house...elsewhere. And I must applaud you for your strong body cos even running so many times to the other part of my house...you were able to stand and cook all 3 dishes for lunch. Hope the lunch has better healing properties then what you had... More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Pearly's cooking class was one of our highlights of Malaysia! Best chicken curry I've ever cooked!! Can't wait to try it at home! Pearly's personable manner of instruction, anecdotes, tips and good humour throughout the class made the learning experience fun! The trip through the wet markets - meeting the local vendors and tasting the regional delicacies - was an... More 

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PearlyK, Owner at Penang Homecooking School, responded to this review

Dear Sanuskha and Vas, I love the fact you are both so into food. Even in the market, both of you were captivated by the amount of fresh produces we have. We are indeed very fortunate for fresh produce for all of you to cook. When I see you so happy loving and smelling the fresh herbs from my garden,... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

I've never taken a cooking class when on holidays before, but my deep love of Malaysian food inspired me to find one to take on my most recent trip. The great reviews that Pearly has made the selection easy, and I can really see why she has such great reviews - she is a treasure house of knowledge, is very... More 

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PearlyK, Owner at Penang Homecooking School, responded to this review

Gosh...your love for food is killing me. So young yet with such a great taste and palate. You are AWESOME!. Do come again, love your stories. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Pearly was so welcoming to her excellent cooking school set up in the courtyard of her home. Very professional but also very personal. Great food, great tips. Loved the walk through the market and the tips on best hawker stalls to try.

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PearlyK, Owner at Penang Homecooking School, responded to this review

Glad you love the cooking session and market tour. Eating right is important so remember to eat well even on holidays ya! Come again. More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I've taken my fare share of cooking classes when I travel- Istanbul, Paris, Florence, Hong Kong, New York City, and in my hometown of Boston and I rate this class as the best of the lot. There's alot you don't know about from just reading cookbooks and Pearly fills in all the details- and more. Cooking Nyonya food is part... More 

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PearlyK, Owner at Penang Homecooking School, responded to this review

Dear Dear Tom, 3 days of cooking class did not scare you away. So it was so much fun with you. I glad you survived and love the 3 classes and so pleased to hear the recipe book has come useful. Do not worry about things you can't find. Just leave it out and cook with the rest. Do come... More 

Buninyong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Glad we followed a friends recommendation and enrolled in Pearlie's cooking school. Pearlie and her husband Chandra gave us a wonderful experience, and being picked up and dropped off at your hotel was a big bonus. The market visit was exceptionally interesting, and we loved Pearlie's explanation of Food as Medicine, and learnt heaps of new things about herbs and... More 

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PearlyK, Owner at Penang Homecooking School, responded to this review

Gosh...you guys are so experienced in cooking Asian food so this will add to more recipes to your fun time. So pleased to have met you. More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

This was one of the highlights of our trip to Malaysia. Pearly was incredibly professional and knowledgeable about local cuisine. The day began with a market visit which was fantastic -- it was so interesting to learn about regional produce, and see how everything worked (ie: making of coconut milk, shearing of fish, etc). Pearly's home had a great outdoor... More 

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PearlyK, Owner at Penang Homecooking School, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. I am humble by it. Do come again and will cook a storm with you again. ::)) More 

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Address: Address: 85 Taman Berjaya | Pulau Tikus, George Town, Penang Island 10350, Malaysia
Phone Number: +60 16-437 4380
Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town

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