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Bumbu Cooking Class

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Address: 57 Carpenter Street, Kuching 93000, Malaysia
Phone Number: +60 19-879 1050
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Thank you for a lovely experience and opportunity to discover Sarawak cooking Great experience visiting the local market and seeing all the produce. Easy to follow guidance on... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 October 2016
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Thank you for a lovely experience and opportunity to discover Sarawak cooking Great experience visiting the local market and seeing all the produce. Easy to follow guidance on the cooking and left with a good knowledge of how to cook the food.

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Gladstone, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

This class is ok if the only thing you can cook is steak & chips. The visit to the market could be better if Joseph gave you taste testing a of the different vegetables and fruits on offer. Instead he just points at items and names them and I felt like he was rushing us through to get out of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

You will really enjoy this balinese cooking class! The teacher was very nice and spoke english fluently and the food we prepared was delicious!

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Warsaw, Poland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

We had a really nice and tasty time with Joseph. 1st we went to the market and he told us about How to choose products and what is their origin. Then back in the Chinatown we prepared three dishes basing on local receipes. In the end we had opportunity to devour selfmade food which was really nice. Joseph is really... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Food is a great way to experience a culture, and nowhere more so that in Malaysia. The class began by marinating chicken and then a trip to the local market where I was talked through a huge amount of raw ingredients. We purchased everything we needed for the three courses and returned to continue cooking. After cooking three dishes, it... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We went with a group of 7 girls to the Bumbu Cooking Class and it was a great experience. We first went to the market where Joseph explained a lot about the local fruits and vegetables. Afterwards we started cooking, which took a bit of time but was definitely worth it. Joseph was an excellent teacher/host We recommend this class!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

We had an excellent time at Bumbu's cooking class. It costs 150RM a person but it is totally worth it. We went there on a Saturday. This means that the owner first took us to the weekend market by car. The guided market stroll is amazing, he explains many of the things you can find there and let's you smell... More 

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Beverley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

What a marvellous experience!! From the excursion to Kubah Ria market to buy the food to the actual cooking. All under the watchful eye of Joseph. Sitting down to eat what we had bought, prepared and cooked whilst talking to Joseph about his life in Sarawak was a highlight of our holiday.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Class starts at 9:00 AM with market tour, return to cook, eating at 3:00 (too late). Pandan leaf dessert is a fun, unique dish.

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

We really enjoyed the cooking class by Joseph and Rosna. The market visit was very nice, Joseph explained us a lot about all the different vegetables there. Also during the cooking class he took the time to explain us how to do the cooking and gave us extra tips. He also told us about a tour he offers: trekking in... More 

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