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Maria's Cooking Class

Jl. Juwet Sari no. 3A, Kuta 80221, Indonesia
+62 85338050173
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Personalized class with great introduction to Indonesian cuisine

Maria's Cooking Class can seem pricey at first glance, but the experience really is worth it. Maria... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
miskenx
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San Francisco, California
Great day of cooking with a local!

I organised the cooking class by email (which took a few attempts to establish the time, place... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2017
white_rabbit2013
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Perth, Australia
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Overview - Join a cooking class with charming chef Maria in her home. Start off with a market tour before whipping up 5 classic Indonesian / Balinese dishes of your choosing. You'll even get her secret recipes so you can make them at home. Highlights- Local Market Tour in the Morning (100% non-touristy) Choose up to 5 dishes to make in one lesson Enjoy the authentic, local atmosphere of Maria's home Detailed recipes with photos included so you can make your favorite dishes at home! Flexible scheduling Description - While my classes are flexible and the start time can be tweaked upon request, if possible, I recommend starting our day at 8.30am with a market tour in the morning at the new Kuta market (Pasar Kuta Bahru, which is walking distance from my house), where you will get to see fresh produce and oogle at the offerings. I will explain the unique ingredients on sale. After the tour, we will return to my house where my class will cover 3 dishes of your choosing while Maria chooses 2 dishes. Just so you are able to replicate the results when you get home, I will give you detailed recipes and photos of the spices we use. Some of my most popular dishes include: - Beef Rendang (beef cooked in coconut milk and chilli paste) - Chicken Sate with Peanut Sauce - Nasi Goreng (fried rice) - Chicken Bumbu Bali (Spicy Chicken soup) - Gado-gado with peanut sauce - Fish pepes (Fish and spice, wrapped in banana leaf, then steamed) - Chicken Betutu I look forward to seeing you in my kitchen soon!
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  • Terrible4%
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Maria's Cooking Class can seem pricey at first glance, but the experience really is worth it. Maria picked us up at our hotel at the designated time, and we began with the market tour. Maria showed us around and pointed out unique vegetables and fruits,...More

Thank miskenx
JBuurman, Public Relations Manager at Maria's Cooking Class, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you very much for your review and we are glad you had a great day with Maria. Regards Justin

Reviewed 10 September 2017

I organised the cooking class by email (which took a few attempts to establish the time, place, etc) but in the end met Maria not far from her house and we talked to her home together. On the way, she pointed out all the local...More

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JBuurman, Public Relations Manager at Maria's Cooking Class, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Thank you for your detailed review and we're glad you enjoyed the day with Maria. Regards Justin

Reviewed 6 September 2017

If you get easily offended by rude instructors, this may not be the class for you. I saw how the foreigners may struggle a little with the bland remark from Maria when it comes to their 'grinding technique'. The knives are blunt, the nonstick pan...More

Thank Foodnish
JBuurman, Front Office Manager at Maria's Cooking Class, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Thank you for your comments and feedback will be given to Maria on how improvements can be made. Thanks Justin

Reviewed 11 July 2017

Maria is very knowledgeable and patient and helps make cooking easy. You can't go wrong with spending an afternoon in her kitchen.

Thank José Z
JBuurman, Guest Relations Manager at Maria's Cooking Class, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Hi There, Thanks for your review of your cooking class with Maria and glad you enoyed it. regards Justin

Reviewed 4 July 2017

Maria responded promptly to my what's app and provided all the info required. My wife and I were picked up at the hotel by Maria at the designated time. We visited a local market and were shown and bought all the ingredients we would be...More

Thank 001cdh2014
JBuurman, Public Relations Manager at Maria's Cooking Class, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2017

Thankyou for your review, We're very pleased that you enjoyed your cooking with Maria and would hope that you recommend it to your friends and family. We hope to see you at the class again in the future. Regards Justin

Reviewed 26 June 2017

While we were holidaying in Bali I wanted my hubby and I to do a Bali cooking class. I am so happy that we chose Maria's classes, Maria and her driver picked us at 8.30am from our hotel then picked up another family of 4,...More

Thank LynneMartin2017
JBuurman, Guest Relations Manager at Maria's Cooking Class, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017

Hi Lynne, Thanks very much for you review and I'm so happy you enjoyed the day with Maria. Regards Justin

Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Maria's passion for Indonesian food is unparalleled, she went over and above to provide a great day. The market visit was most informative and important to understand the spirit of Balinese food. I relished the process of making pastes and the food preparation, my partner...More

Thank jjbaby1
JBuurman, Guest Relations Manager at Maria's Cooking Class, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Thanks very much for you wonderful review of Maria's Cooking Class. We are glad that you enjoyed the experience that Maria provided. Be sure to checkout her facebook page too just search Maria's Cooking Class Bali. and feel free to leave a review. Once again...More

Reviewed 16 March 2017

I recently wrote a 1 star review of Maria's cooking class but have removed it as it no longer reflects our experience with Maria. The cooking class we took in Bali was not actually run by Maria herself and we did not particularly enjoy our...More

Thank ewashing2n
JBuurman, Public Relations Manager at Maria's Cooking Class, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2017

Thankyou for your review and I'm glad Maria showed you the experience that was intended the first time. I hopw that next time your in Bali you might do it again with her. Regards Justin

Reviewed 1 March 2017

A very enjoyable way to spend four hours. Maria was very knowledgable with her cooking techniques and very professional. We were picked up from our hotel and returned at no added charge but felt that $60A was a bit too much.

Thank June W
JBuurman, Public Relations Manager at Maria's Cooking Class, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2017

Thank you for your great review and that you enjoyed the food. I will let Maria know of the comment about price. Regards Justin

Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Maria and her helpers were amazing, super organised and informative. All the food (8 dishes in total) were delicious and we got to be hands on with every aspect. We got copies of all Marias recipes so we can cook for family and friends back...More

Thank Shantel S
JBuurman, Public Relations Manager at Maria's Cooking Class, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

Thank you very much for your wonerdful review. We are glad that you enjoyed your day. Regards Justin

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jjbaby1
1 May 2017|
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Response from JBuurman | Property representative |
PRICE FOR COOKING CLASS IS : Each Person Rp. 550,000 but if you want to include the market tour the price is Rp. 600,000 per person. For children it’s half price and under 6 years old it’s free Keep in Mind if you book a big... More
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Razz02
14 November 2016|
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Response from JBuurman | Property representative |
for more info please visit the Facebook page just search mariascookingclassbali PRICE FOR COOKING CLASS IS : Each Person Rp. 550,000 but if you want to include the market tour the price is Rp. 600,000 per person. For... More
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yves v
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Hi Eves Not sure if I received this in error, I did a review but am not Maria herself. Sorry for the delay but I have been away on holidays to Vietnam. Hope you were able to do a class Marie
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