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Penang home cooking class with a local chef

Penang, Malaysia

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  • Learn traditional Malaysian recipes
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Duration: 4 hours

Meeting Point: Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia

Number of people: 2 - 4



  • Learn how-to cook some of Asia's tastiest dishes as voted by CNN
  • Immerse yourself in authentic flavours & experiences with a local chef
  • Explore Penang busiest local wet market, untouched to public eyes
  • Join our cause to document elaborate traditional recipes in Malaysia
  • Duration: 3 hours



I'm Samuel and I am a passionate professional chef. I want to cherish and protect traditional Malaysian recipes. Malaysia's diverse food culture all exists due to its ethnic diversity.

We will cook at our high rise home where I will teach you all ins and outs of Malaysian cooking and century-old recipes. We will cook 3 different types of dishes and visit the busiest morning market in Penang that is not visited by tourists. Along the way, we will have a stopover at Him Heang, my no. 1 spot for local pastries!

After I pick you up, we'll first visit the Air Itam Market to buy and learn about unique local ingredients. It shows you perfectly the bustling morning lifestyle of the Malaysians. We'll also enjoy an authentic breakfast and sip a coffee at a famous nearby Kopitiam.

You will learn 3 signature dishes from a theme I set forward daily. Each theme is designed to revolve an ethnic's cuisine such as the Straits Chinese hawker food, Malay diverse spices, Mamak in action, Nyonya old wisdom etc. Book for a week if you have ample time to explore every ethnic cuisine of Malaysia!

You'll have the chance to taste my nutmeg juice during the class, it is very refreshing and a Penang native-grown produce.

I will only accept up to a max. of 4 guest(s) per session, so rest assured you will be fully taken care of.

More information


  • Pick Up from Hotel/Accommodation 
  • Recipes 
  • Wet Market Tour 
  • Breakfast & Lunch 
  • Ingredients

Not Inclusive of

  • Own expenses

Meet Samuel

Member since: April 2020

Hi, I'm Samuel and I'm a professional chef with 10 years of experience in internationally renowned hotels. I wish to bring underrated Malaysian cuisine globally with unforgettable culinary experiences and also to bring together a social online community with quick easy recipes with local Malaysian ingredients, accessible by the end of our finger tips. Mum's impressive home-cooking has sparked my culinary interest since childhood, and embarked me on this never-ending culinary journey! I live in Penang, Malaysia - hailed as one of best food cities in Asia together with my fiancee, Jacqueline who herself is a local. Its winning blend is the rooted 200-year diversity of Asian cultures in a single place - Chinese, Malay, Indian, Thai, Japanese & Western, which even gave birth to cuisine like - Nyonya (Peranakan) & Eurasian. Hailed as yummiest food places in Asia, I've mastered the skills into making em' and love to share all the Malaysian food culture wisdom with all food enthusiasts like you.

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Incl. service fee

$ 79.67 p.p.