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Address: Siolim-Assagao road, Siolim, Bardez 403517, India
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+91 96048 87740
11:00 - 19:30
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 19:30

Siolim cooking school was born out of a passion for tropical flavors and...

Siolim cooking school was born out of a passion for tropical flavors and foreign cuisines. It offers a fascinating insight into Goan life, faiths and culture through learning about its food, cooking and culinary myths.Participants learn about the exotic spices and blends used in every day Goan dishes, and actively prepare the generous feast that will then be enjoyed together.Class teachings and discussions are relaxed and friendly and held in the elegant ground of the boutique hotel Little Siolim. Discussions include specific references to the role of food in Goan society and its ceremonial use and religious importance.

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Mouthwatering !!!!

Realy a must visit destination for all who are visiting Siolim beach. Netty allowed us to cook the fod and also guided how to add flavours to a normal food. Really had a vibrant... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2016
Prakhar S
Pune, India
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Pune, India
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Reviewed 16 June 2016

Realy a must visit destination for all who are visiting Siolim beach. Netty allowed us to cook the fod and also guided how to add flavours to a normal food. Really had a vibrant experience and truly amazed to be here.

Thank Prakhar S
Lancashire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 December 2015 via mobile

We had an excellent half day cooking with Netty. She not only showed us how to cook a number of dishes, including a local Goan fish curry and a pork sorpotel but also took us to the local market to source all the required ingredients, the highlight being the walk around the fish market where all the days catch was... More 

Thank Charles G
Noida, India
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Reviewed 3 November 2015

How would you like to be your own chef? Well, you can feel very accomplished at the Siolim Cooking School at Little Siolim House where we shopped for groceries and produce, cooked in an open kitchen facing a gigantic mango tree, took in the aromas while we stuffed pomfrets and simmered chicken in its juices for a traditional Goan style... More 

Thank pur0bi
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Reviewed 1 February 2015

As a guest of Britta Reid on this cooking course, I can only endorse what she has to say about it. I would add that the water was only offered with the meal after many hours of marketing and cooking. Having travelled for two hourse in the early morning from Cavelossim my daughter and I were really thirsty and ran... More 

10 Thank GoJosi
Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 13 January 2015

I attended the class on 27th December with 3 cooking participants who were guests of mine and one gentleman who was joining us for lunch. I believe that your website is severely misleading as it shows pictures of people cooking at individual stations in salubrious and light open air surroundings. We were taken to to nearby house which was in... More 

10 Thank Reid-Britta
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed 4 October 2014

What a great way to spend the day!! Cooking some great Goan food. As it is still low season myself and a friend was the only ones there! It was a great to learn in such a small environment! The lady was great and taught us some great food that is definitely do able back at home!! Recommend this to... More 

2 Thank Staum J
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 May 2014

I booked this course in low season as I was desperate to do a cooking course during my stay in Goa. For 2200 rupees I would of rethought my decision but the experience was worth it because of the fantastic lady that taught us. I learnt so much about indian food as a whole and some really great ways of... More 

1 Thank NatashaCurrell
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 21 April 2014

My husband and I really enjoyed this cooking experience. We were lucky as there was only the two of us in the class. We learnt lots of tricks and came away with fabulous recipes to try at home. The lady and her daughter were so friendly with lots of stories about Goan lifestyle and as a teacher they filled me... More 

1 Thank Debbie J
Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 January 2014 via mobile

We attended this "course" but all it was was watching a lady cook for 3hours. It was so disappointing as I am an enthusiastic cook and really wanted to learn how to cook Goan food. For two people it cost £50, it was a complete waste of money and would not recommend this demonstration.

6 Thank Kay J
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Reviewed 6 August 2013

it was fun and Learnt a lot of tricks and tips on cooking goan authentic food! Gina was our cook and she helped us understand each dish meticulously. Tip: Make sure you add only the amount of spices/chilles your stomach can handle! he he Fish dishes were a speciality!

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