Welcome to Penang Homecooking School and I am Pearly the homecook teacher, coach or food specialist.
In this site, you get to know more about cooking class or food in Penang, Malaysia.
Our food in Penang can be said to be the driving force of people coming to Penang. So I would say Penang food which is a big part of Malaysian food is now most popular in the world. It is not surprising people are traveling to Penang for the food and our beautiful heritage.
The new look of Penang still represent a mix of old and new, fresh and old look all around and over my little island, Penang. So during your trip here, why not give yourself the ultimate unforgettable souvenir by participating in a cooking class.
You can learn the secrets of authentic Nyonya, Malay, Southern Indian, Nasi Kandar, street food same time while having fun with people that share your passion for food.
No matter what level of cooking skills you are, I always believe there is no one who has to fear while coming to my cooking class. No mothers in law to watch over you when you make a wrong cut or so, just a small eye exciting cool lady who watches you and holds your hands in case you need it. Are you feeling better now? ::
Our heritage old cuisine are mostly slow cooking or in modern day term, slow food. The exciting part is, you get to use wok, frying ladles and clay pots. In this 4 hours class, I share tips and secrets of using with the intention of making sure the pot can last you a lifetime. You might not know but the secret why grandmothers cooking always taste best is in the old pots and pans she uses since she got married. Ha! Ha! Tip number 1!
My wet market tour is the highlight of the cooking session. The tapestry of activities in the wet market with a personal guide comes out alive when you learn the benefits of fresh produce in your cooking.
I am proud to point out we use fresh produce and I go to market daily for my cooking class. We strongly believe in using freshly purchased ingredients. I seldom use anything from the can except for certain seasonings. And no one can made me use MSG.
For people who are gluten intolerant, Penang is where you will find heaps of cuisine using rice or rice flour. Of course, the best part of this experience is that you get to eat everything you make. Here are just a few of the most popular cuisine I teach in my school.