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Cookery course

We really enjoyed our cookery course here. Having done a few of these courses whilst travelling... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Manchester, United Kingdom
Lovely cooking experience

To do something with a family of 4, adults, we went to Gamidah Jacobs to do some cooking together... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Delft, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our cookery course here. Having done a few of these courses whilst travelling this was certainly the best. Gamidah is very friendly, welcomed us into her home and the food was beautiful. We received the recipes afterwards and can't wait to try...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 840suew
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

To do something with a family of 4, adults, we went to Gamidah Jacobs to do some cooking together. It was really a very nice experience to met Gamidah and to learn about her ‘cooking art’! Very good flavours! Making our own roties with curry...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MenkoT
Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

The class was held in Lekka’s house and there were 5 of us. The small class meant everyone got a turn doing the mixing, making and cooking. The outcome was we cooked ourselves a tasty lunch, which we all enjoyed We chose to do the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jennie C
Reviewed October 16, 2018

In talking to our friend/agent at Africa Direct USA as to what to do during our visit to Cape Town we happened to mention cooking classes we had taken in other countries. She immediately recommended Lekka Kombuis and taking a cooking class. Our day began...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MNM1011
Reviewed October 13, 2018

Recently during my stay in Cape Town, I attended a cooking class with Gamidah and absolutely loved it! The class was very interactive and Gamidah is such a friendly and beautiful person - I enjoyed hearing about her life and culture. The food was delicious...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jo W
Reviewed September 7, 2018

My husband and I attended Gamidah's cooking class and Bo-Kaap food tour on our trip to Cape Town. Unfortunately, the walking tour of Bo-Kaap portion didn't happen, but we had a blast with the cooking class! The lentil curry, roti, chili bites, and samosas were...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Elizabeth U
Reviewed July 23, 2018

Gamida is a wonderful cook who love to share her love for freshly prepared dishes that she grew up with. we all loved our visit and will return.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank lecalabash
Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

The guided walk before the class was informative and interesting. The food was good and not very complicated to learn. Gamidah was very friendly and knowledgeable. My only problem with this day, which is the reason for the rating, is that our group was too...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 15, 2018

This was a wonderful cooking experience with Gamideh Jacobs in her home in Bo Kaap. She is an excellent instructor and taught the participants how to make samosas, rotis, and wraps with a red lentil filling. She even made us some special dessert with balls...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Ed D
Reviewed April 9, 2018

Most amazing experience, Gamidah is a vibrant lady, she has brilliant skills in the kitchen. Her home is beautiful, spotlessly clean and a happy family enviroment. My husband enjoyed it so even though he has zero skills in the kitchen. I would recommend this to...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Sharon R
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