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Maria's South Indian Cooking Class

Burgher Street ,Fort Cochin. | Fort Paradise Garden Cafe, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
+91 97468 87454
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Very good cooking class 100% recommend

We did the cooking course today with Maria. It was fantastic. She is very welcoming and friendly... read more

Reviewed today
Bridget A
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
via mobile
Perfect class!

Maria started class with explaining the important points of spices. She also explained difference... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Rumi S
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Burgher Street ,Fort Cochin. | Fort Paradise Garden Cafe, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
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+91 97468 87454
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Reviewed today via mobile

We did the cooking course today with Maria. It was fantastic. She is very welcoming and friendly and explains everything so well. We cooked 5 keralan dishes and they were all really tasty which we got to eat at the end. She is very passionate...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Maria started class with explaining the important points of spices. She also explained difference between south and north dishes. It was worth knowing and very new knowledge for me. We made fish curry and 3 vegetable dishes. It was all very healthy, and super delicious!!...More

Thank Rumi S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This lady is a thoroughly professional and knowledgeable teacher who clearly loves the whole process of preparing and cooking beautiful local food. We were a class of 3, and had good hands-on opportunities to prepare a variety of delicious food, and to learn about the...More

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Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

The most amazing cooking class. Easy to understand and simple. I learnt so much about spices and Indian culture. She was very professional. Easily the best food I had eaten in the 2 weeks of being out here. Thank you for sharing your wisdom. Can't...More

Thank Charlotte H
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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

I was one of a class of 9. Sadly the class did not involve each of us personally cooking. I was hoping each of us would at least be able to cook one dish in person for some hands on involvement, but instead we all...More

Thank spudnit
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

My partner and I did a morning class here recently and both thoroughly enjoyed it. We learnt a lot about the nature of different spices used in general Indian cooking, but in particular Keralan cooking styles. We both enjoy cooking Indian food and this class...More

Thank Tom C
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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Both Maria and George (Maria's husband) made us feeling very welcome! The were lovely and friendly. Maria started her class by explaining the different spices and herbs used in Indian cuisine. Both my partner and I, not complete novices at cooking, learnt a lot about...More

Thank Tracy H
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Reviewed 13 February 2018

Thank you Maria for your enthusiasm and smile while transmitting your knowledge of indian cuisine ! It was a very interesting class with a lot of information (you'd better take notes !) about what to put first, second and last as seasoning, good tips to...More

Thank Ada1414
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Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Warm welcome Kerelan style so be prepared to be placed in a chair!!! Maria is lovely and explains everything; bit too fast for everyone To understand at times. Table all prepared chopped,spices ready. This class is more about understanding the blends, when to use certain...More

Thank Sue H
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Reviewed 26 January 2018

We had a good cooking session with Maria who is very knowledgeable about Kerala cooking. We made a variety of dishes and then got to eat them. I loved the beetroot dish but found the rest a little bland as ai like spice food. However,...More

Thank Ishiarusha
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Sandra L
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Hi Sandra, sorry for the delay I only just saw your question. I think Kochi is definitely worth a visit. You could stop by there for 2 nights and spend a couple of days up at Munnar in the tea plantations for a night as... More
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