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Lovely Cookery Course

My daughter and I had a lovely lunchtime cookery course with Maria. She was very expert in the use... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Lawrie A
An Excellent Cookery Class

Had the pleasure of having a cookery class with Maria yesterday. We were welcomed into her home... read more

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Burgher Street ,Fort Cochin. | Fort Paradise Garden Cafe, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My daughter and I had a lovely lunchtime cookery course with Maria. She was very expert in the use of the different spices and we got to make a several different dishes, which we got to eat! Came home with lots of ideas and hope...More

1  Thank Lawrie A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the pleasure of having a cookery class with Maria yesterday. We were welcomed into her home by her husband and were then led through to the kitchen. Maria explained what all the spices were, and the different combinations that are used to create different...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had our dinner here. Fish and ginger soda was excellent. If at fort kochi, try out this place. I would recommend trying out sea food and ginger soda here.

1  Thank Prasanna R
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Maria provided myself and my girlfriend with a 2 hour cooking course. She gave us a really good in-depth knowledge of the different spices in Indian cooking and more importantly how to cook with them. The majority of the class was practical experience and we...More

1  Thank Patrick H
Reviewed 29 September 2018

We were welcomed into Maria's home for this most interesting and informative cookery class. Such a lovely lady and we got to eat the food afterwards which was a bonus.

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Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Part of our itinery was a cooking lesson with Maria at her home. We went and listened and watched her. She is very likeable and we enjoyed it. We also ate the different dishes she had made for our lunch.

1  Thank Ann G
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend doing this cooking class in Kochi, great value, centrally located and lots of fun. My brother and I did this cooking class together and had an awesome time. Maria is really kind and friendly and very knowledgable, she was also eager to have...More

2  Thank Tourist1991
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

Maria is simply the best. My husband and I were so looking forward to out nonveg class with Maria, and it exceeded our expectations. Maria gave a thorough background of the 9 essential spices, and the difference in north/south indian cuisine, which we were unfamiliar...More

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Reviewed 4 May 2018

Maria's cooking class was excellent. We requested a vegetarian menu and Maria obliged. Maria's English is perfect therefore there was no misunderstandings. Maria explained to us all the subtle combinations of herbs and spices, gave us recipes and if you need to you can take...More

3  Thank ErinF1795
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

My wife and I had the good sense to kill a little time in Fort Kochi doing something a lot more productive than just wandering around looking at old churches and fishing nets. Fortunately for us, we discovered Maria's South Indian Cooking Class. This was...More

2  Thank Mark H
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Sandra L
9 January 2018|
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Response from Sonnie2010 | Reviewed this property |
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
15 August 2017|
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Response from Emma L | Reviewed this property |
I have her cell, but trip advisor will not allow me to post it on here, but if you're in the area, you can easily stop by and make the appointment in person. You need to pre-book as she will make sure she has availability... More