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Variamparambil Chakalakal Road, Kochi (Cochin) 682 015 India See on map
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Reviewed 26 October 2018

We went for a cookery class. Nimmy was brilliant at explaining everything. She and Paul welcomed us into their home and were friendly and courteous. Nimmy spoke about blending spices and what goes well with each dish. She talked about using spices with fruit and...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Reviewed 27 February 2018

Nimmy and Paul have a beautiful new home that they open for cooking lessons with a lunch to follow. We had this included as part of a tour of southern India and thoroughly enjoyed Nimmy and Paul's gracious hospitality. The cooking demonstration was very informative...More

Date of stay: February 2018
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Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

What a treat to be welcomed to a private home, given a cooking demonstration and a delicious lunch. All very Indian. Our hostess , Nimmy was so interesting and professional. She will tell you, 'I am not a trained chef'. That's ok. We still learned...More

Date of stay: February 2018
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Reviewed 19 January 2018

Our group visited Nimmy for a cooking demonstration. She tailors her recipes so that tourists will try it at home. She made a shrimp dish for our group as well as some coconut infused dishes. She puts everyone at ease with her candor about her...More

Date of stay: December 2017
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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Nimmy has been demonstrating the preparation of local cuisine for years. She does so now in a new, large, efficient space adjacent to her home. It is clean and welcoming. The demonstration is straight forward and Nimmy will answer your questions but usually with a...More

Date of stay: January 2018
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US$ 17 - US$ 90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Nimmy & Paul Kochi (Cochin), Kerala
India > Kerala > Ernakulam District > Kochi (Cochin)
Number of rooms
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US$ 17 - US$ 90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Nimmy & Paul Kochi (Cochin), Kerala
India > Kerala > Ernakulam District > Kochi (Cochin)
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"This is a must experience"
26 Oct 2018
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"This is not a hotel."
27 Feb 2018
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"Can't answer many questions as we did not stay there."
10 Sep 2017
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"This is a homestay also, and not only cooking classes."
22 Jan 2015
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