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Address: SS22/27A | Damansara Jaya, Kuala Lumpur 60000, Malaysia
Phone Number: +60 16-249 8009
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What do you do when guests ask where the best place to eat is? Why, the...

What do you do when guests ask where the best place to eat is? Why, the best local food is always home cooked. Our Homegrown Tourist Cooking Classes will now be held every Tuesday and Wednesday. The Academy has two cooking slots: morning (10.00 am with lunch) and evening (5.00 pm with dinner). Guests who’d like to visit and experience shopping at the local market can opt for a morning session at 9:00 am. Show your guests the best in culinary hospitality; bring them home to Jen’s Homegrown Cooking Academy.

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Memorable, Personal, and Phenomenally Delicious!

On a recent visit to Kuala Lumpur, I had the incredible opportunity to take part of this wonderful class. It was indeed the highlight of my trip to Malaysia! A must for anyone... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 28, 2015
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

On a recent visit to Kuala Lumpur, I had the incredible opportunity to take part of this wonderful class. It was indeed the highlight of my trip to Malaysia! A must for anyone visiting the area! I highly recommend cooking classes for any traveler! It is a great way to have a memorable and practical experience wherever you travel -... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

I'm actually Malaysian but have lived abroad for many years. I do miss Malaysian food terribly but never learned to cook any local dishes so I jumped at the chance to learn how to make nasi lemak with Jen and her husband. It was a wonderful and truly rewarding experience! It's not just about ingredients and getting measurements correct. Aspects... More 

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1 Thank Smithie00
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

I have recently moved to KL and was looking for an opportunity to meet Malaysians and learn about local cooking and also where to shop for the best ingredients. I stumbled across ‘Jen’s Academy’ online and thought I’d give it a try. Jen was very accommodating and set up a class on a public holiday when I was off work,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

An fantastic experience. Made to feel very welcome in a lovely family home and learnt some great cooking skills along with some local knowledge and advice. Would recommend.

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1 Thank Amy B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

What a fantastic experience - the whole family are amazingly hospitable, kind and generous, and we learnt some brilliant and useful recipes, which are subsequently sent on email for future use. At the end, we sat to enjoy our work with the whole family, a lovely way to finish the afternoon. Living in Singapore I am planning a weekend trip... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

What a lovely day I spent cooking in the kitchen with Jen and her family! Everyone had their special dish which they took turns sharing with me. Their home is warm and friendly and it was a really great experience for me. After we finished cooking we shared a meal together and spent some very pleasant time chatting together. They... More 

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3 Thank austravel42
Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012

We had a wonderful culinary and social experience from the moment we met Jen and her family! They were so warm, kind, hospitable, knowledgable, experienced and humorous. We felt excited to learn and taste the delicious food. Jen was extremely generous in her sharing of cooking skills, recipe and experience. We got to have an informative and beneficial hands-on experience... More 

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3 Thank Mrsshum
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2012

Great hospitality and great food, well worth doing. Plenty of cooking secrets and tips thrown into the day as well! Highly recommended.

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Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2012

I start with a question; why are home cooked meals some of, if not best meals we have ever tasted? One reason, and one I personally believe is that the meal is prepared with love, care and consideration for those eating. This is more than obvious in the Palencia's cooking and hospitality, which is not only a meal but a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2012

Me and my girlfreind are both 'cookaholics' with a fondness for Asian cuisine so during our recent stay in KL we naturally wanted to try out an authentic maylasian cooking course. We only found out about Jens cooking academy while we actually were in KL and not before we got there so we contacted Jen in the hope that we... More 

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