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Hidden gem in Bagan

This class was a highlight of my four days in Bagan. The instructor/host May was lovely and... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2018
Nikki B
Super interesting and fun

A great experience! We walked with May to the Bagan market near her house where all the locals get... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2018
Andy M
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We offer morning or afternoon cooking classes. The morning class starts at the New Bagan market at 07.30am where we browse and do some shopping the walk to my house for cooking and lunch. The afternoon class starts at my house at 3:30 pm and we...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Sein Pann Street., Bagan, Myanmar
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Reviewed 22 July 2018

This class was a highlight of my four days in Bagan. The instructor/host May was lovely and enthusiastic and I really enjoyed cooking together with her and her sister. Though the class was just me, we made a ton of different dishes - two kinds...More

Thank Nikki B
Maythu, Owner at Pennywort Cooking Class, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Thank you so much,Nikki.

Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

The host was not enthusiastic, there was no introduction, no story about the family or about Myanmar food, a lot of waiting and standing around. Not very engaging and I learned very little. I don't recommend going here, especially because of the high price of...More

1  Thank sagerbeek
Thuya23, Public Relations Manager at Pennywort Cooking Class, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2018

Dear Sagerbeek , Thanks for your review . I agreed with you about the price . If you are looking for a meal with ~7dollar , you can always find a small restaurants. For us , we are not a restaurant . We are giving...More

Reviewed 30 June 2018

A great experience! We walked with May to the Bagan market near her house where all the locals get their food. We walked around and she told us what everything was - lots of vegetables and fruits we had never seen before - and explained...More

Thank Andy M
Maythu, Owner at Pennywort Cooking Class, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2018

Thank you so much,Andy.

Reviewed 8 June 2018

Wow, and amazing hands on learning experience creating a delicious feast with 5 kinds of salad, 2 soups, 3 curries and followed my mango for dessert. May and her assistants were amazing. Explaining the difference vegetables, spices and even fish used. We helps chop and...More

Thank cnawan
Maythu, Owner at Pennywort Cooking Class, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2018

Thank a lot, Laura.

Reviewed 16 April 2018

I had the pleasure of spending a morning with May. She took me around the local market, explaining the many different items to me before we headed back to her home. The cooking class is in the backyard and has a great set up overlooking...More

1  Thank rhondica
Maythu, Owner at Pennywort Cooking Class, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2018

Thank you so much.

Reviewed 7 April 2018

A great experience with May and friends as she guides through Myanmar cookery and prep. Once ready, you sit down to feast. It all happens in her home in New Bagan. Really great and a must do....

Thank Ian G
Maythu, Owner at Pennywort Cooking Class, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2018

Thank you so much,Ian.

Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

This class is highly recommendable! The food is great and May is incredible. Such a lovely person. Our group was great, we had a lot of fun and a great dinner.

Thank Mercedesi2011
Maythu, Owner at Pennywort Cooking Class, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2018

Thank a lot.

Reviewed 27 March 2018

May met us in the early morning and took us to the local market where we got to shop for fresh ingredients to make the lunch that we wanted. She also treated us to a local style breakfast at the market (mmmm SPICEY), we then...More

Thank ally446
Maythu, Owner at Pennywort Cooking Class, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2018

Thank you so much,Ally.

Reviewed 1 March 2018

If you're tired of temple hopping in Bagan, you can head to new Bagan and enroll yourself in this wonderful cooking class which is run by a generous lady named May. I have been to several cooking classes in different parts of the world, but...More

Thank Arya S
Maythu, Owner at Pennywort Cooking Class, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2018

Thank you so much,Arya.

Reviewed 26 January 2018

My 8 year old daughter and I had the best time at Pennywort Cooking Class. In fact, she said that was the best part of her trip! We met at the market and May (our instructor) showed us all the different vegetables, nuts, eggs etc...More

1  Thank lesiai2015
Maythu, Owner at Pennywort Cooking Class, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2018

Thanks a lot,She.

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Līga P
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Response from rhondica | Reviewed this property |
Contact May through the Facebook site. She’ll respond quickly
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Response from Christian V | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we also just contacted via Facebook. Worked very well and was a great time cooking with May.
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