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A fantastic day activity and way to learn about Malaysia as much as cooking!

Jen’s cooking course was our first experience upon arriving in Malaysia and we absolutely loved it... read more

Reviewed January 18, 2018
Max S
via mobile
Wonderful experience

What a wonderful and amazing experience We are a group of 6 mums and daughters, and we wanted to do... read more

Reviewed August 25, 2016
Perth, Australia
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What do you do when guests ask where the best place to eat is? Why, the best local food is always home cooked. Our Homegrown Tourist Cooking Classes will now be held every Tuesday and Wednesday. The Academy has two cooking slots: morning (10.00 am...more
Ss 22/27a | Damansara Jaya, Kuala Lumpur 47400, Malaysia
+60 16-249 8009
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Reviewed January 18, 2018 via mobile

Jen’s cooking course was our first experience upon arriving in Malaysia and we absolutely loved it. A couple of weeks on and our feelings haven’t changed at all. We really enjoy taking cooking classes and have tried them in different countries and Jen’s is the...More

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Reviewed August 25, 2016

What a wonderful and amazing experience We are a group of 6 mums and daughters, and we wanted to do something special together. What a lovely couple jen and brabon are, they make you feel truly welcome like part of the family. Brabon came and...More

1  Thank Fionacallisto
Reviewed December 28, 2015

On a recent visit to Kuala Lumpur, I had the incredible opportunity to take part of this wonderful class. It was indeed the highlight of my trip to Malaysia! A must for anyone visiting the area! I highly recommend cooking classes for any traveler! It...More

1  Thank nola_orchid
Reviewed December 21, 2015

I'm actually Malaysian but have lived abroad for many years. I do miss Malaysian food terribly but never learned to cook any local dishes so I jumped at the chance to learn how to make nasi lemak with Jen and her husband. It was a...More

1  Thank Smithie00
Reviewed September 14, 2015

I have recently moved to KL and was looking for an opportunity to meet Malaysians and learn about local cooking and also where to shop for the best ingredients. I stumbled across ‘Jen’s Academy’ online and thought I’d give it a try. Jen was very...More

3  Thank gemcar2015
Reviewed September 9, 2015

An fantastic experience. Made to feel very welcome in a lovely family home and learnt some great cooking skills along with some local knowledge and advice. Would recommend.

1  Thank buckersamy
Reviewed January 6, 2013

What a fantastic experience - the whole family are amazingly hospitable, kind and generous, and we learnt some brilliant and useful recipes, which are subsequently sent on email for future use. At the end, we sat to enjoy our work with the whole family, a...More

4  Thank OliviaH19
Reviewed October 23, 2012

What a lovely day I spent cooking in the kitchen with Jen and her family! Everyone had their special dish which they took turns sharing with me. Their home is warm and friendly and it was a really great experience for me. After we finished...More

3  Thank austravel42
Reviewed July 19, 2012

We had a wonderful culinary and social experience from the moment we met Jen and her family! They were so warm, kind, hospitable, knowledgable, experienced and humorous. We felt excited to learn and taste the delicious food. Jen was extremely generous in her sharing of...More

3  Thank Mrsshum
Reviewed July 17, 2012

Great hospitality and great food, well worth doing. Plenty of cooking secrets and tips thrown into the day as well! Highly recommended.

1  Thank broady100
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