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Fantastic cooking course

I cannot fault this cooking course one bit! From the initial warm welcome to the food we got to eat at the end it was absolutely spot on. The menu was interesting, instructions... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 January 2017
Kathryn W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

I cannot fault this cooking course one bit! From the initial warm welcome to the food we got to eat at the end it was absolutely spot on. The menu was interesting, instructions easy to follow, questions welcomed, principles of taste explained, and most importantly the food was delicious. With tips on everything from where to source international ingredients to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Fran is a fantastic teacher and the class was fab! My favourite dish was the Laksa Lemak from the Malaysian menu. I've learned so many things! She is not only a very good teacher but also a lovely person to spend the time with. She knows how to adjust the recipe to your needs/preferences and will still taste authentic. Will... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Fran is friendly and knowledgable. The food is fantastic, my partner and I would love to do all the classes. You will leave with a smile on your face and a full belly of food you have cooked from scratch. This time we went for Menu 6.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Repeat visit for a great cooking experience with the adorable Fran. Professional cooking instruction with good conversation and lots of laughs thrown in. A must for foodies everywhere.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Read about this course on TA and decided to try it.. It was definitely a wise decision. . We enjoyed so much the experience. . And learned so much as well.. It was my first cooking class experience. . And i am determined to take more.. Loved the experience. After we are done we had our food.. i would never... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

We had another fun cook up with the vivacious Fran, knowledgeable and full of great SE Asian cooking hacks. Too broke to travel to the food markets of Bangkok and KL, dont despair, a few hours with Fran will transport you. Fran has a great taste palate and I could honestly say our food tasted really authentic.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

My best friend organised a South east cooking class for my birthday at Franka's. I had a brilliant 3.5 hours of hospitality, education, fun, great food and great company. Franka's base knowledge of South East Asian flavours is impressive. She clearly explained the relevance of each ingredient to a dish and how and why some foods are more yummy than... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016

Fran is a cool Italian girl with clearly a great deal of experience with Thai and S. Asian food and people. She gives you a good inside for all the right ingredients which are so important for when you made Thai food and she makes the whole experience of learning Thai cuisine so fun and enjoyable but also she is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016

This was the second class I've taken with Fran - this time learning a Thai menu which included green chicken curry, prawn fritters and the most UNBELIEVABLE sausages (as unlikely as that sounds). Friendly, relaxed and a born teacher - you learn without it feeling like a lesson. And you do the dishes entirely by yourselves, each of the maximum... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

Fran created such a friendly, relaxing atmosphere from the very beginning. Id happily spend the night just chatting with her. Her teaching style caters to all levels and learning styles. Lapan cooking classes are a cut above the rest for these reasons but also for the value for money, intimate set up and attention to detail. This was a surprise... More 

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