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Amazing cooking class! I asked Maria to have a vegetarian cooking class and she arranged it. The... read more

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Fluent in English, Maria made Indian cooking look easy. She explained the basics and differentiated... read more

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Burgher Street ,Fort Cochin. | Fort Paradise Garden Cafe, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing cooking class! I asked Maria to have a vegetarian cooking class and she arranged it. The dishes were extremely good! Highly recommended, price 800 rupees. The husband is also a super nice person to chat with!

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Pulze23
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fluent in English, Maria made Indian cooking look easy. She explained the basics and differentiated between North and South Indian cooking. We loved the hands on experience and appreciated the written recipes she provided. Eating the food we cooked was definitely icing on the cake. Thank...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter and I had a lovely lunchtime cookery course with Maria. She was very expert in the use of the different spices and we got to make a several different dishes, which we got to eat! Came home with lots of ideas and hope...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Lawrie A
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Had the pleasure of having a cookery class with Maria yesterday. We were welcomed into her home by her husband and were then led through to the kitchen. Maria explained what all the spices were, and the different combinations that are used to create different...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank TimJeans
Reviewed 3 November 2018

We had our dinner here. Fish and ginger soda was excellent. If at fort kochi, try out this place. I would recommend trying out sea food and ginger soda here.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Prasanna R
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Maria provided myself and my girlfriend with a 2 hour cooking course. She gave us a really good in-depth knowledge of the different spices in Indian cooking and more importantly how to cook with them. The majority of the class was practical experience and we...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Patrick H
Reviewed 29 September 2018

We were welcomed into Maria's home for this most interesting and informative cookery class. Such a lovely lady and we got to eat the food afterwards which was a bonus.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Part of our itinery was a cooking lesson with Maria at her home. We went and listened and watched her. She is very likeable and we enjoyed it. We also ate the different dishes she had made for our lunch.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Ann G
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend doing this cooking class in Kochi, great value, centrally located and lots of fun. My brother and I did this cooking class together and had an awesome time. Maria is really kind and friendly and very knowledgable, she was also eager to have...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Tourist1991
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

Maria is simply the best. My husband and I were so looking forward to out nonveg class with Maria, and it exceeded our expectations. Maria gave a thorough background of the 9 essential spices, and the difference in north/south indian cuisine, which we were unfamiliar...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Mark H
29 April 2018|
Response from indiabuff | Reviewed this property |
Hello Mark and Isabel My friend is Maria and I promoted her on Trip Advisor but do not know which recipe you mention. Please let me know which one you need and I will attempt to provide it for you if possible, otherwise... More
Sandra L
8 January 2018|
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Response from Sonnie2010 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Sandra, sorry for the delay I only just saw your question. I think Kochi is definitely worth a visit. You could stop by there for 2 nights and spend a couple of days up at Munnar in the tea plantations for a night as... More
14 August 2017|
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Response from Emma L | Reviewed this property |
I have her cell, but trip advisor will not allow me to post it on here, but if you're in the area, you can easily stop by and make the appointment in person. You need to pre-book as she will make sure she has availability... More