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Penang Homecooking School

85 Taman Berjaya | Pulau Tikus, George Town, Penang Island 10350, Malaysia
+60 16-437 4380
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Wonderful Peranakan/Nonya Cooking Class is all the great things that others have said plus more!

We have just spent nearly the whole day learning a great deal from Pearly. She is highly... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Sally B
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
A must-do activity for food-lovers!

This was one of the highlights of our trip. Pearly and Chandra are a great team and made everyone... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jane F
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Adelaide, Australia
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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! No classes from May 20th to June 4th, away in China for Gourmand Award.
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“her husband” (90 reviews)
“market tour” (66 reviews)
“wet market” (67 reviews)
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85 Taman Berjaya | Pulau Tikus, George Town, Penang Island 10350, Malaysia
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+60 16-437 4380

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We have just spent nearly the whole day learning a great deal from Pearly. She is highly knowledgeable, enthusiastic and attentive. She and her husband Chandra, as others have said make a very good team which means you will learn, have a good time and...More

Thank Sally B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was one of the highlights of our trip. Pearly and Chandra are a great team and made everyone feel at home. If you love Malaysian food, Pearly's the person to show you what to buy, how it's done and then help you do it...More

Thank Jane F
PearlyK, Owner at Penang Homecooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the time you spent cooking in Penang. We love having you and hope you have benefitted heaps.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My boyfriend and i did the cooking school with Pearly in July and had the best time! We did two street food recipes, wanton noodles and char kway teow, it was absolutely delicious! We would definitely recommend Pearlys cooking class and come back if we...More

Thank Anne T
PearlyK, Owner at Penang Homecooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you and we look forwato see both of you again. Both of oyu were so much fun! Come back soon!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really good had a great day very informative Pearly and her husband Chandra are very friendly I really enjoyed learning about the different fruit, veg and spices to keep you healthy

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PearlyK, Owner at Penang Homecooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I am so blessed to have met you Pauline. Thank you for taking time to write us a review. I totally had a great time wth you. Hope to see you again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fantastic time with Pearly guiding us thru the market and explaining different fruits and vegetables as well as spices and health benefits. It was good fun. Afterwards we went to her home where she taught us how to prepare a few dishes...More

Thank Renate R
PearlyK, Owner at Penang Homecooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Both of you were so much fun, young at heart. Really missed both of laughter and smiles. Thank you for coming to our cooking class. Hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A fantastic day with Pearly and her husband Chandra. Picked up from our hotel and whisked into the amazing world of the Malaysian wet market. Good mix in the group 3 couples consisting of Aussies, Kiwi's and us Brits. Great people and lots of really...More

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PearlyK, Owner at Penang Homecooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Glyn & Jackie, When I read your review, it is as if you are still in Penang. Chatting and cooking with me, All of you present on that day were unforgettable. Hope to see you again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am a keen Asian chef and tried courses in Chang Mai, Bangkok, Ho Chi Minh - and Pearly's class in Penang was the best: She has an encyclopedic knowledge of asian cooking and ingredients. She is very thorough and detailed with technique, background and...More

Thank James C
PearlyK, Owner at Penang Homecooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

You are very kind Chef! Wow,I did not know you are a chef! Thank you for such a detailed review. I hope to inspire people to eat healtily and take charge of your own health. All the best to you.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Pearly is a cooking boss! She made her class not only fun but very educational. She runs the school with her husband. We were picked up from our hotel (which was 30 mins away) and got a tour of the market in the morning. She...More

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PearlyK, Owner at Penang Homecooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Ok, I take note and add BYO beer or wine to the class so you can enjoyed more. ha ha..Do come again.

Reviewed 17 August 2017

We loved learning how to make roti. Pearly unlocked the mystery of our favourite dish in the whole world and we have been making it successfully back home. We also learned how to make mee goreng which is the second favourite in this house! The...More

Thank Alan H
PearlyK, Owner at Penang Homecooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

The true reality of life is going to places you are not comfortable. You also get to learn harsh reality in life, like watching chickens being slaughtered and fishes being cut. But that is real. Our mindset when observing and watching all the realities is...More

Reviewed 16 August 2017

My wife (no mean chef) attended - she was collected By Pearly and Chandra with other Guests and taken to Pulau Tikus Market. Pearly has a wonderful rapport with the stallholders who shared their knowledge and taste of their produce. Thereafter Pearly treated them to...More

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PearlyK, Owner at Penang Homecooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Roger, Adelyn is such a great cook. I am pleased to meet her and learn so much from her too. So welcoming personality, hope to see both of you soon.

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NeedaVacation26
2 April 2017|
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Response from PearlyK | Property representative |
Hello, I tested the email and found no problem. Please give me your email so I will check which email I haven to replied. If I am away, I still reply email within 2 days. So sorry if I did not catch your email.
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NeedaVacation26
2 April 2017|
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Response from Ben W | Reviewed this property |
Hi there I googled and saw this phone number +6016 437 4380 She's probably travelling as she mentioned that she has been engaged for airline food consultancy. Rightly said by other writer, Pearly replies her email... More
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Dolly C
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Response from Lorne K | Reviewed this property |
Hi Dolly I do not run the cooking school we only attended a class on this trip. To get class dates and fees you will need to contact Pearly at the Home cooking school directly. Hope it works for you to go it was great... More
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