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Good times, Great host, Amazing food, Fun Evening with friends

Definitely a new experience for me. From the moment we walked in and was greeted by Vinay I felt... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2018
TokoN10
Fantastic evening cooking Indian Cuiu

Vinay hosted, taught & was generally an awesome MC for a great evening of learning some classic... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
460adam
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15 Jul 2018
“Good times, Great host, Amazing food, Fun Evening with friends”
9 Jul 2018
“Fantastic evening cooking Indian Cuiu”
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De-mystifying Asian Cuisine. That's what we do. You will come away able to cook better than restaurant quality Indian & other Asian food. And now have started cooking and teaching Moroccan, Spanish, Italian and other Mediterranean food too !
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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48 Robley Crescent | Glendowie, Auckland Central, Auckland 1071, New Zealand
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Reviewed 16 July 2018

Definitely a new experience for me. From the moment we walked in and was greeted by Vinay I felt the warm hospitality of a person that cares and ensures his guests are going to be taken care off. 13 blokes with alcohol usually is a...More

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thesahib, Owner at Cinnamon Lotus Cook School, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2018

Thanks Toko !!! It's a great experience for me too, as I absolutely love cooking, and helping others realise just how easy it is to cook. Release the inner chef in everyone.... As chef Gusteau says...Tout le monde peut cuisiner !!

Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Vinay hosted, taught & was generally an awesome MC for a great evening of learning some classic Indian cuisine dishes, followed by dining on the fruit of our spoils. The instructions were spot on, leaving us to learn, but more importantly enjoy the evening with...More

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Reviewed 15 December 2016

Vinay is an amazing teacher, we cooked gorgeous food, and had a thoroughly enjoyable evening. His property is fantastic and the entire evening was just what my team and I needed to end the year, thank you! We will be back :-)

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thesahib, Owner at Cinnamon Lotus Cook School, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2017

Thank you so much for your review.... I do look forward to having you over again for another cooking session ! Lots more creative ideas are developing... :)

Reviewed 11 July 2016

What a fun afternoon and evening. It was so relaxed, non stressful - the way cooking should be. Tasted fantastic and I highly recommend this if you like yummy food, fun and great entertainment. Vinay is enthusiastic, passionate and lots of great tips and knowledge...More

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thesahib, Owner at Cinnamon Lotus Cook School, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2017

So looking forward to having you come back for another fun cooking session ! Lots of new ideas and flavour combinations are developing, perhaps an Asian Finger Food Class !!! :)

Reviewed 11 July 2016

What a fantastic experience for a Saturday afternoon. Great company, good wine and the most fun and amazing chef! Vinay of Cinnamon Lotus took us through a medley of gorgeous smells and tastes culminating us eating delicious dishes. I don't normally do cooking classes but...More

Thank Allison F
Reviewed 19 July 2015

Have had great fun cooking in Vinay's kitchen - his enthusiasm and passion for cooking makes it more than just your ordinary cooking class.....highly recommend trying it out!

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Reviewed 26 April 2015

We had so much fun making delicious meals with a Moroccan flavour. Vinay is a lot of fun and creates a fun and relaxed atmosphere. We enjoyed meeting new people and trying some new recipes. I would definitely recommend.

Thank GimmeeSomeSun
Reviewed 22 April 2015

Mix together 4 girlfriends, 1 bottle of wine, 5 awesome strangers, very good food, and 1 Vinay! There you have the recipe for a fantastic Mediterranean Cooking Class, and an afternoon of absolute hilarity! The class was nothing like I expected. It was so much...More

Thank s0nyamc
Reviewed 25 March 2015

Fantastic Mediterranean Feast! We went to France, Italy, Greece and Turkey :) Vinay is very generous and you get more value that you would expect. We not only cooked and dined on superb food, but learnt little secrets and tips along the way. Everything you...More

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Reviewed 25 March 2015 via mobile

My husband and I had so much fun cooking up a 3 course dinner. It was a relaxed atmosphere all through out as we learn the different tips and tricks to cooking up satisfying meals. Best part was having to enjoy the meal afterwards! A...More

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