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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
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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! Emails will be replied after 6pm daily.

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Second time doing a cooking class with Pearly... This time shared the experience with two girlfriends. We all had a fabulous day, lots of fun and great food.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Vikki Z
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Surfers Paradise, Australia

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Second time doing a cooking class with Pearly... This time shared the experience with two girlfriends. We all had a fabulous day, lots of fun and great food.

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Broome, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My sister and I enjoyed a highlight of our visit to Penang with Pearly's cooking class 25.11.16. We learnt so much in just one lesson and trip to the markets about the nutrition and flavour of the ingredients. 3 dishes and tonight, back in Broome, Western Australia I have again cooked one of those dishes - Daging Masak Manis -... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I were on honeymoon and we love great food and cooking. Penang is the food capital of Malaysia and you couldn't be in better hands that Pearly kee and her husband Chandra if you truly want to enjoy and experience real Nyonya cooking. We had a fabulous time and the food was amazing (even though we cooked... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time with Pearly and enjoyed the market tour as well as the opportunity to learn more about Malaysian food

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We attended a wonderful cooking class with Pearly and her lovely husband Chandra with Lisa and Vanessa who also left comments below and we had a fabulous time. The market trip when Pearly explains different fruits, vegetables, meats and seafood to the walk in the garden to the actual cooking was fabulous. We laughed lots, learnt heaps and enjoyed a... More 

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

Dearest Belinda, I wish I had classes like this all the time where guest are so much fun, engaging in everything you do and say. You guys makes Chandra and I so inspired. This is guest like this that keeps us going. We thoroughly had so much fun and hope to see you and Robert again. Thank you for the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016 via mobile

I recently attended Pearly and Chandras cooking class and Market Tour at Pulau Tikus. Upon being picked up at our hotel we were taken to the wet market where we were provided with an extensive amount of information about the fruit, vegetable, meats and spices available. Pearly has a wealth of knowledge which she happily shared including the therapeutic benefits... More 

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

Hi Kieran and Michelle, As an awesome gardener too, thank you for sharing so much of your knowledge and engaging response. Everything I shared, you know so much, I feel so thrilled to receive positive response from you. Thank you for the lovely review. Pearly More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

The cooking lesson was bought for me as a gift and I had a fantastic time with Pearly and Chandra. I live in Georgetown but this is my first experience learning how to cook like a local. I discovered interesting and tasty ingredients and made 3 fabulous dishes. I will book in all my visitors from the UK as this... More 

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Thank Caroline W
PearlyK, Owner at Penang Homecooking School, responded to this review

Dear Caroline, Thank you so much for the awesome review. It was so easy to share information with you as you are such a great listener. I am glad the 3 dishes will inspire you to cook more of our food. Till we meet again, happiness and laughter all the way. Pearly More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

Pearly and Chandra are 2 of the humblest people I have met in a long time. The day commenced with a door to door pickup from Chandra who gave us an insight in to the history of Malaysia. We met Pearly and her contagious smile and bubbliness instantly made you feel welcome and so we began the tour of "The... More 

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

Dear Dear Lisa, You are the most kind person and thank you for the wonderful comments. Chandra and I still talked about you. So cheerful, appreciating the knowledge we share. You truly inspired us to carry on our cooking journey and adventure. Do come again. Pearly More 

Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

If you want to be inspired even if you have very basic cooking skills take the road to Malaysian heaven with Pearly and her wonderful husband, Chandra. As part of the cooking class you get to go to the wet market with Pearly to explore and experience what colourful Malaysian fruit, veg and fish the country has to offer. I... More 

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

Vanessa, I miss you alot and Chandra is your fan! Big time! Such a ray of sunshine beam with laughter to start our cooking class. The guest in my car talks about you on the way back to the hotel. They are wishing the class can be extended longer to enjoy the fun you guys had. Thank you for a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

Pearly and her husband Chandra are so friendly and helpful. For novice cooks or people who don't feel confident in the kitchen they will give you tips to help you improve and will encourage you. The class starts with a tour of the wet market including an explanation of the health benefits of several vegetables. After making your dishes you... More 

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

Dear Mary, Thank you for the wonderful review. You are so AWESOME! Love to see you again. More 

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