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Traveling Spoon provides travelers with private, authentic food experiences, from homemade meals to cooking classes and market tours, with local hosts in their homes.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Chennai (Madras), India
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Brilliant cooking lesson and extremely welcoming host. Happily catered to our vegetarian, spicy food requirements and the food we cooked was excellent. Lots of recipes to practice at home and knowledge of which ingredients to use. Topped off by trip to the market to get...More

Thank Helen S
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

A cooking experience with Jyashree is an absolute must if you are in Chennai. I enjoyed a delicious lunch of south indian specialities after watching Jyashree prepare it. Her family & home were delightful - warm & hospitable. It was wonderful not only learning about...More

Thank sklawton
Reviewed 1 July 2018

Sundari and her husband are incredibly welcoming and accommodating hosts. We really enjoyed spending time in their home getting to know them and learning to cook South Indian dishes. Sundari has an obvious passion for all kinds of cooking, and the food we/she prepared was...More

2  Thank James F
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend spending the day with Sundari and getting an introduction to South Indian cuisine. Sundari is a great host and helped me understand the nuances of south Indian cooking and was very helpful and great to talk to. The walk around the market was...More

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Sundari makes cooking South Indian food fun and exciting. She'll share with you tips that you won't get elsewhere and the best part is that you get to eat it all! If ever I am in Chennai again, I will come back and learn more...More

1  Thank Selinta
Reviewed 2 March 2018

Visited Sundari for the lunch cooking class. She is such a welcoming person and from the minute we arrived had us relaxed and laughing with her. The food was the best we have had in Southern India, tadka Dahl and vegetable Korma which we had...More

1  Thank Trish D
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Since I was traveling to Chennai on business, I did not have a lot of free time to explore the city. Having done cooking classes while on holiday in other countries, I knew this type of experience would be the best use of my limited...More

Thank traveloftenwithlove
Reviewed 26 January 2018

This is the best thing I did during my stay in Chennai - Jyashree, my host, was very welcoming and the experience was so much more than I hoped for. We went to the market to buy supplies (with a temple visit and a little...More

6  Thank Harriet B
Reviewed 18 November 2017

My cooking experience and meal with Jyashree (and her husband, Ravi) was exceptional. I loved each of the 9 dishes, the dessert poli, and the homemade sweet lassi that Jyashree whipped up when I mentioned that it was my favorite part of the hotel breakfast...More

Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

I can't think of a better way to learn about the culture and cuisine of Chennai than with a home cooking class, and my Traveling Spoon host, Sundari, was an amazing teacher. From the moment I stepped into her home she was so warm and...More

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One of the costliest quaint neighbourhoods of Chennai
is Adyar, that gets its name from the Adyar river that
flows nearby. It has rich historical and cultural
roots and is sprinkled with some of city’s oldest
residential houses. Home to the IIT campus and with
the Guindy National Park close by, it is considered to
be one of the hottest spots in the city with the best
of eateries, an easy access to the beach and a
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