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Hands-on Cooking Lesson in Manila: Learn to Cook in a Local Home provided by Traveling Spoon

Hands-on Cooking Lesson in Manila: Learn to Cook in a Local Home

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US$ 67.70
2 adults
Free Cancellation up to 3 days in advance
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No Booking Fees
Important Information
  • Private cooking class with your host Greg
  • Bottled water
  • Beverages
  • Local host
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • This home does not have air conditioning and may get warm. They use fans to stay cool.
  • Greg's home is also a homestay so you may meet other guests during your visit but your cooking lesson will be private.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 4 travellers
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 3 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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Cleung527 wrote a review Mar 2020
7 contributions
My bf and I enjoyed our cooking lesson with Oscar! He taught us how to make chicken & pork adobo and shrimp sinigang using his family recipe. Parts of the cooking we were able to be hands on and other parts of the process were already completed before we got there for time
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Date of experience: March 2020
CourtneyMD wrote a review Dec 2019
Auburn, Maine448 contributions231 helpful votes
I was with Oscar for my tour. We had a nice outing to the seafood market, before cooking and relaxing in the beautiful home. Oscar has a quiet warmth and hospitality that are sure to charm you. Lunch was delicious. A great way to spend a few free hours in Manila.
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Date of experience: December 2019
roadrunner633 wrote a review Mar 2019
Texas1 contribution2 helpful votes
Highly, highly recommend. What a great experience! Greg and Oscar are fabulous host. Oscar taught us traditional Filipino dishes. That we have made for friends since we returned home and everyone loved them! Their home is lovely and we were lucky enough to have two of their
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Date of experience: December 2018
redd7734 wrote a review Apr 2018
Arlington, Texas209 contributions72 helpful votes
Greg & Oscar showed us a great time. We stayed past our time just talking as if we were old friends. Oscar is a great cook and their home is also a bed & breakfast. So traditional and beautiful. Friendly animals around. Pretty easy to find. Wee had a hands on experience and took
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By: Traveling Spoon
This is a must do
This is a must do Just relax and enjoy the culture enjoy the food enjoy everything around you and soak in the atmos
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Very exciting
Very exciting Really nice to connect with the locals over a meal relax in their company have a nice food nice drink
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Amazing authentic Philippine cuisine!
It was really amazing experience at her place to cook authentic Philippine dishes. She also taught me where I shoul
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Great cooking class (amazing results!) and a very warm and genuine cultural exchange!
I had a truely great time at Isi's! We went through a bunch of recipes from scratch, using awesome ingredients and
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Cooking class with April - Just Perfect !
Today we had the chance to experience our best activity (and meal) of our trip ! April is a beautiful person and
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Cooking class with Isi a must!
This was a great find! We knew we wanted to take a cooking class. We found the traveling spoon and Isi on trip advi
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Amazing experience
This experience with Isi far exceeded our expectations! We knew this is something we wanted to do while on vacation
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Best Decision to spend time to Try!
Our family had a wonderful lunch prepared by Isi at their home in QC. Isi was warm, wonderful and knowledgeable on
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Amazing Experience!
Isi is a wonderful cooking teacher and also gave me a lot of information about Filipino history and culture. We wa
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Fantastic experience!
Isi is an absolute delight: friendly, knowledgeable, experienced and passionate. This is a wonderful, relaxed way t
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Wonderful food experience in a wonderful home, with an awesome host
We booked a cooking experience at Greg's home for friends who were in town. For them, it was perfect because it rep
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Alfonso S
Awesome experience
Thank you Isi for showing us the filipino kitchen and for the amazing dinner. We will definitely visit again.
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Cooking with Isi’s friends
I had the most amazing, fun time and left absolutely stuffed full of delicious, vegetarian food. Thanks for accommo
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Amazing travel experience
Forget the Zagat-rated restaurants in Manila. Enjoy this authentic experience. I can’t rave enough. Now I will inco
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Informative vegetarian cooking class
This was a great find, because there aren't many vegetarian cooking classes available in Manila. I appreciated Isi'
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  • Duration: 3h
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  • Free Cancellation up to 3 days in advance
  • Languages Offered: English
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