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Penang Homecooking School

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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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Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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. Daily classes except Sunday is in my home. Visit and learn our fresh produce. You prepare and eat together with other food obsessed people!
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The best cooking class I have been in South East Asia. Pearly is not only a great cook, she is also an amazing teacher, she has a big heart and she is passionate about what she... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

The best cooking class I have been in South East Asia. Pearly is not only a great cook, she is also an amazing teacher, she has a big heart and she is passionate about what she does. The market tour, just before the class, was very interesting and informative. You learn a lot about how Chinese use food as a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

We've been travelling around Asia for over a year now and been to almost 20 countries, doing a cooking class in each and this beats them all by far. Pearly is just incredible. She's an excellent teacher, patient but so humble yet with a really sweet and cheeky sense of humour. She is passionate about what she does and it... More 

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Hong Kong
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Although it was a Sunday Pearly offered the class to us anyway as we couldn't work out any other dates during our stay. My husband and I were the only people in the class so it felt like a private class, which was great as both of us knew nothing about cooking! Despite that, Pearly was very patient with us.... More 

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

ha ha....Both of you are so lovely. Good nature and teachable. I love your enthusiasm and it inspires me to teach you heaps. Do come again and we will cook a storm! More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Very well organized cooking class. We took a trip to the market to buy the ingredients beforehand so everything was fresh. While there, Pearly went over the local foods, what everything was best used for, and we got to sample a lot of local food! Once the cooking began, she was very observant of our cooking for those of us... More 

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

Both of you are so much fun! Thank you very much for loving our food. Do come again and let us pamper you. More 

Wollongong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Keep the best to the last day in Penang! My requests for the two of three dishes prepared were met and the outcomes for this 69 year old male self taught "cook" have already been translated into delightful smiles of satisfied family members. Everyone else has said all the "good stuff" about their experiences. Make plans to enjoy the experience... More 

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

You love the noodle and our Char Koay Teow is unforgettable, don't you agree? Follow the steps and you won't go wrong. Happy Cooking CKT! More 

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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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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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 

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Additional Information about Penang Homecooking School

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
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 18 - 18

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