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Maria's South Indian Cooking Class

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Address: Burgher Street ,Fort Cochin. | Fort Paradise Garden Cafe, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
Phone Number: +91 97468 87454

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Great cooking class!

Maria and her husband were so nice! We learned a lot about the indian kitchen and were able to take the recipes home with us. The food was so good - thank you so much!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Maria and her husband were so nice! We learned a lot about the indian kitchen and were able to take the recipes home with us. The food was so good - thank you so much!

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Maria and George made our small group feel very welcome in their home, both were friendly, and interesting to chat with. Maria was extremely knowledgeable, and explain ed both the cooking use and health benefits of all the herbs and spices that she used. She cooked us a Keralan fish curry, a chicken curry, a spiced cabbage dish and rice.... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For the same price as a meal out we enjoyed a wonderful cooking class with Maria in her home and then enjoyed the meal chatting to her and her husband.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We didn't really know what to expect before we arrived here as it was part of a fixed tour however the whole experience was great fun. We were met by Maria's husband who was a very interesting, intelligent and entertaining man . He had spent some time in the Uk so there was plenty to talk about. Maria was a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

What a great experience. To be welcomed into someone's home and have them share their traditional recipes. A chance to experience real home life in the heart of Fort Kochi. We were given an option of learning vegetarian or non vegetarian dishes and we opted for a mix of both. We sat around a table in Maria's kitchen while she... More 

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Maria extended a very warm welcome into her home kitchen and cooked up a storm. She is obviously very proud of her Keralan roots and her knowledge of spices is unsurpassed. My husband has been a chef for 45 years and he learnt a lot from her- to prove you can learn something new every day. After watching her cook... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We attended Maria's cooking class on 28 September. Maria's house is centrally located in old Kochi in Burger street (where the well known Kashi Art Cafe is situated and parallel to Princess street - good street for window shopping). There were just the two of us at Maria's home for this authentic cooking class. Maria showed us how to make... More 

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Maria you are a really genuine professional cooking class teacher We were blown away with your fresh approach to us ( you do a lot of these classes) we expected a bit of fatigue in your delivery but there was not a trace. You were very open, clear with instruction and never lost your train of thought despite questions and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

My two friends and I arrived in Kochi in the morning and phoned Maria to ask if she had availability for a cooking class later that day. She kindly said we could come along later that afternoon and asked whether there were any dishes in particular that we wanted to learn. Upon arrival, we were greeted warmly by Maria's husband... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I really enjoyed this cooking class. Maria and George are interesting and lovely hosts, the food tasted wonderful and we both feel confident about putting what we have learned into practice! Thank you Maria and George

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