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I am currently in Bangalore, India for work with a few others and we decided to do a cooking class together. I found BInu's page on Traveling Spoon and was very excited at the prospect of doing an authentic Indian cooking class in her home....More
We booked a market visit and cooking lesson - what we ended up with was a fabulous cultural experience. We were warmly welcomed by Archana and her family, followed by an enjoyable trip to the market where we learnt about different vegetables, sweets & other...More
Date of experience: November 2018
Traveling Spoon R, Owner at Traveling Spoon, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2018
Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We are so glad you had a memorable experience and hope we might have the chance to serve you again on your next journey.
With the host, Binu, I had a wonderful time and very local foods moderately spiced for me in this tour. As a person born in Japan and lives in Singapore, I was very curious about what's kind of ingredients are used for Indian food. So,...More
For the 3 hour cooking class, you would enjoy a vast menu for making and also learning. This is done by practical approach, you would carry out the cooking in front of experts and then you would have lunch program also to taste what you...More
The host family were such lovely couple. The meal was prepared with love. She also pay attention to her guest needs, such as if drinks were too sweet, whether I like my food in particular manner. Most of all the couple has a big heart...More
This is a tour for those wishing to get off of the beaten path and have a truly local India experience. I was in Bangalore on business and I took a coworker who lives there, although these foods were new to him too. Archana and...More
Archana was a wonderful host. We enjoyed our market visit. The prepared food was excellent and explanations of the dishes very informative. There was not an opportunity to cook which we were hoping for and have enjoyed on other similar experiences. It would have been...More
Date of experience: November 2016
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TSReservations, Owner at Traveling Spoon, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2017
Thank you for writing this thoughtful review and for taking the time to give us your feedback. We really appreciate it as it helps us improve. We have spoken with our host who now offers a more hands-on cooking class to travelers. Archana...More