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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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Amazing Food

Pearly is a great teacher, a wealth of local knowledge and an amazing cook. Every meal we created... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Keiran T
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Informative and fun

Had so much fun, and learnt so much about cooking and Penang with Pearly. Such a great way to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dominic W
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Sydney, Australia
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“her husband” (82 reviews)
“market tour” (61 reviews)
“wet market” (64 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 14:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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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 6 days ago via mobile

Pearly is a great teacher, a wealth of local knowledge and an amazing cook. Every meal we created was delicious and authentic. I can't wait to take her book home and cook even more of these dishes.

1  Thank Keiran T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had so much fun, and learnt so much about cooking and Penang with Pearly. Such a great way to experience Penang's famous food scene. We're still using her Char Teow Kway recipe back home.

1  Thank Dominic W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoyed my time with Pearly and her husband so much! Pearly will teach you so much about the different local foods and herbs, both at the market and in her own garden. Her enthusiasm and knowledge will impress you, even if you're an amateur...More

1  Thank audentia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were excited to once again attend a cooking class with Pearly. This was our 2nd visit to Penang and our second visit to Penang Homecooking School. Once again the delightful Chandra picked us up from our hotel and took us to the wet market...More

1  Thank Tracy P
PearlyK, Owner at Penang Homecooking School, responded to this review

Tracy, Tracy, Tracy and John, my lovely friends.... We are so happy to see both of you again. I love it especially when John smiles. Really, it makes the world spin higher when you have guest coming back to you again and it was like...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A friend and I attended Pearly's Homecooking School a few weeks ago while holidaying in Penang and it was one of the highlights of the trip. We were collected at our hotel by Chandra and we had the opportunity to learn some of Penang's history...More

1  Thank Kads81
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pearly not only taught us how to put a dish together but gave us a lesson on how food benefits our health. Very humble experience. Can we adopt Pearly?

1  Thank Kenopy
PearlyK, Owner at Penang Homecooking School, responded to this review

Yes, I want to be adopted by you, ha ha ha. You are truly encouraging and inspiring. I am confident we will meet again. Thanks Glenn for the patience and understanding. Till we meet again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cooking with Pearly and chatting with Chandra was one of my Trip highlights. I loved going local at the markets learning the different uses for those exotic Asian vegetables and fruit and and the vitamins and minerals content and medicinal uses. That alone was invaluable...More

Thank blufeather
PearlyK, Owner at Penang Homecooking School, responded to this review

I feel so pleased you enjoyed the class. Happiness is teaching you guys. Come again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pearly Kee is the best lefthanded chef of Malaysia (and maybe the righthanded one also). She's the Jamie Oliver of Penang and an excellent cook. But also a fantastic teacher. It doesn't matter whether you're a great cook or not. The cooking class is a...More

Thank Suzanne D
PearlyK, Owner at Penang Homecooking School, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review. I am very humbled by your comments. Also you guys are so easy going and so happy. How not to enjoy your company. I am feeling so encouraged. Thank you.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a fantastic time learning, laughing, cooking, eating, and chatting. Pearly and her husband Chandra were extremely welcoming and passed on so much interesting knowledge. Pearly knows a great deal about the ingredients she uses and is skilled cooking teacher. We loved the market...More

Thank Chelsea876
PearlyK, Owner at Penang Homecooking School, responded to this review

Aren't you the awesome one! I missed you terribly, so lovable and fun. We had so much fun and laughter. Cooking is really fun with you guys. Do come again.

Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Wow what a fantastic day we have had - Chandra her husband picked us up and took us to meet Pearly and the rest of the group at the market. Pearly took us around the market showing and explaining foods and their benefits aswell as...More

1  Thank racheles432
PearlyK, Owner at Penang Homecooking School, responded to this review

Dearest Rachel and Duane, To me, it is interesting always to observe how guest feels we are sharing good things. You happen to appreciate all the sharing so it comes out naturally from me to give you more. That is how it works when you...More

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NeedaVacation26
Is there an email address to contact about joining a cooking class here? I filled out the form on the website days ago and haven't heard back yet. Much appreciated!
1 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
Is there an email address to contact about joining a cooking class here? I filled out the form on the website days ago and haven't heard back yet. Much appreciated!
1 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
Do u have on 25 to 26 june. Two of us would like to join. Wat is te course fee n durations
12 June 2016|
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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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