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Bumbu Cooking Class

57 Carpenter Street, Kuching 93000, Malaysia
+60 19-879 1050
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Joseph was a knowledgeable local who was keen to share his experience and information of his... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
stephie8697
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Singapore
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Excellent cooking class

Jospeh is a very friendly and knowledgeable Dayak that will take you first to the local market to... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2018
ochassot
,
Santa Ana, Costa Rica
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“market tour” (16 reviews)
“curry” (13 reviews)
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57 Carpenter Street, Kuching 93000, Malaysia
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+60 19-879 1050
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Joseph was a knowledgeable local who was keen to share his experience and information of his people. The market tour was interesting and the lesson was structured, with close guidance from the trainer but the menu wasn't very remarkable and we thought the lesson was...More

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Reviewed 6 July 2018

Jospeh is a very friendly and knowledgeable Dayak that will take you first to the local market to buy ingredients for a three course meal cooking class (MYR 150 per person) and who will also tell you a lot about Dayak culture and life in...More

Thank ochassot
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Reviewed 17 June 2018

This cooking school sells itself on making real Sarawak food. The first dish we were making was a standard chicken curry and the first step was to marinate the chicken in a UK brand of curry powder called Watch brand. The group of us was...More

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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

If I could give Jospeh more stars I would. Can't reccomend this class enough. The food is amazing and he makes it all so simple to understand

Thank Jacqui H
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Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

This was the best experience we had in Kuching. It is a hands on three-course meal cooking class with a trip to the local market to buy the ingredients before hand. Joseph is super knowledgeable and a very friendly and informative guy. He also does...More

Thank Scott B
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Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Wonderful afternoon spent with Joseph learning about Malaysian cooking. Fantastic food, some of the best we have had, excellent learning and enjoyable. Joseph is incredibly knowledgable. Highly recommended. A must do when in Kuching.

Thank Kim N
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

Joseph is a great teacher and an enthusiast for his native Sarawak and its culture. The visit to the market is worth the price on its own. Unfamiliar ingredients seen raw and priced. Compare stalls and qualities. Then back to base to pound ginger and...More

Thank Des H
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Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely time here learning everything about Sarawak cooking and culture. The dishes were yum! Joseph is a super kind host.

Thank Dana W
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

This was an excellent half day cooking course. Joseph is a lovely guy who is really easy going. He takes you around the market and shows you all the different produce and to get some ingredients and then its back to to the shop to...More

1  Thank Kathryn T
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed this and it's a dish I could actually do at home too. The market was interesting with tonnes of stuff I've never heard of before. The food we cooked was so good and we had plenty to take away with us. It'll last...More

1  Thank ClaireT-2008
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Response from lorymail | Reviewed this property |
We made the reservation by mail. It's a small family business so there are no big information systems behind... just drop them a line to make sure. Beyond the cooking class, Joseph also offers a boat trip to the Wetlands... More
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