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Penang Homecooking School

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Address: 85 Taman Berjaya | Pulau Tikus, George Town, Penang Island 10350, Malaysia
Phone Number:
+60 16-437 4380
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09:00 - 14:00
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Mon - Sat 09:00 - 14:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Sign up for my cooking classes and learn secrets and tips for authentic...

Sign up for my cooking classes and learn secrets and tips for authentic Malaysian cooking. Daily classes except Sunday is in my home. Visit and learn our fresh produce. You prepare and eat together with other food obsessed people! No classes from May 20th to June 4th, away in China for Gourmand Award.

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Amazing Food

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... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Keiran T
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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.

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Sydney, Australia
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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.

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Oslo, Norway
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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 or professional chef. I am a vegan which was no problem at all! The food... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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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 to meet up with Pearly and the rest of our class mates. The wet markets... More 

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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 yesterday. See you both again, missing you heaps. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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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 while he drove us to a local food market. Once at the market Pearly gave... More 

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Perth, Australia
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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?

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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. More 

Geraldton, Australia
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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 to me. The tasting of the street food was another great but the cooking at... More 

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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. More 

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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 must do for everyone who comes to Penang! It's going to be one of our... More 

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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. More 

Derby, Australia
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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 tour and tasting herbs from the garden. Would recommend this experience to anyone. It's a... More 

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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. More 

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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 letting us try the foods. It was a really great way to understand how much... More 

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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 reciprocate, you learn more. Thank you for coming our way. More 

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