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Tasteful insight into Burmese cuisine

May was very friendly & open about not just Burmese cuisine but also their culture. I really... read more

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Nicodoran
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Amazing experience

We met May in the markets and went through some veggies we don’t have in europe. then she gave us... read more

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We offer morning or afternoon cooking classes. The morning class starts at the New Bagan market at 07.30am where we browse and do some shopping the walk to my house for cooking and lunch. The afternoon class starts at my house at 3:30 pm and we...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Sein Pann Street., Bagan, Myanmar
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Reviewed today via mobile

May was very friendly & open about not just Burmese cuisine but also their culture. I really enjoyed learning all the types of vegetables at the local market & being prompted to buy the vegetables off the locals of which to cook with. The food...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We met May in the markets and went through some veggies we don’t have in europe. then she gave us money to go and buy vegetables ourselves which was real fun. We went to her house after and were explained what and how to cook...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Carla S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved learning to cook a huge range of local dishes in our cooking class with May - even the boys loved it. We ended up making over 14 different dishes - each and every one was delicious. All the ingredients were very fresh and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 13, 2018

Pennywort offers an insight to day-to-day Myanmar through home-cooked meals and vernacular spaces such as marketplaces and breakfast teahouses. We started off with a visit to a nearby marketplace, where we were each given around 500kyats to buy vegetables of our choice. Prior to the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank shirhohoho
Maythu, Owner at Pennywort Cooking Class, responded to this reviewResponded December 14, 2018

Thank you so much.

Reviewed November 26, 2018

When in Bagan, definitely clear a morning or afternoon for the Pennywort Cooking Class with May. This was by far the best introduction I could have asked for into Burmese food, and above and beyond that, it was a chance to be welcomed into the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sunnyrad
Maythu, Owner at Pennywort Cooking Class, responded to this reviewResponded December 14, 2018

Thanks a lot.

Reviewed November 20, 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed an evening of cooking with May. She taught us about the local vegetables and had us taste testing a few! It was a lovely setting in her back garden and with traditional clay cooking pots. We cooked a LOT of dishes between...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank andylU5871WL
Maythu, Owner at Pennywort Cooking Class, responded to this reviewResponded December 14, 2018

Thank you

Reviewed November 18, 2018 via mobile

As a break from the beautiful but repetitive temples of Bagan, my wife and I decided on a cooking class activity. We met with May at the market early in the morning to buy the ingredients and on the way learned how to select vegetables...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank elig933
Maythu, Owner at Pennywort Cooking Class, responded to this reviewResponded December 14, 2018

Thank you so much.

Reviewed November 7, 2018

My friend and I had a great time cooking and especially eating some delicious Burmese food here. I ate some things that i probably never would eat otherwise and it all tasted amazing. May is a wonderful person and the experience is about more than...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lionschnell
Maythu, Owner at Pennywort Cooking Class, responded to this reviewResponded November 10, 2018

Thank you so much 😊

Reviewed November 3, 2018

When you think of a cooking class, you may envision a nice facility with all the food prepped ready to cook in lined up stove. At least that was our experience in Thailand. That is okay but there are other ways. Our Hostess, May, met...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Maythu, Owner at Pennywort Cooking Class, responded to this reviewResponded November 10, 2018

Thanks you so much😍

Reviewed October 3, 2018

It was lovely spending time with May being able to learn about Myanmar's culture and cuisine. We went for a morning cooking session which started with a trip to the local market and ended in a spectacular lunch. Thank you May, you were a lovely...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank CristinaB3387
Maythu, Owner at Pennywort Cooking Class, responded to this reviewResponded October 13, 2018

Thank you so much,Cristina.

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Līga P
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Response from rhondica | Reviewed this property |
Contact May through the Facebook site. She’ll respond quickly
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Response from Christian V | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we also just contacted via Facebook. Worked very well and was a great time cooking with May.
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