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Lovely cooking experience

To do something with a family of 4, adults, we went to Gamidah Jacobs to do some cooking together... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
MenkoT
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Delft, The Netherlands
via mobile
Small group class - yummy food

The class was held in Lekka’s house and there were 5 of us. The small class meant everyone got a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jennie C
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Melbourne, Australia
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

We went as a group of 4 . Matt Preston of Master Chef Australia recommended a Cape Malay cooking class . Each course was tasty and relatively easy to make . The Roti was light and buttery . The samosa was chicken and very tasty...More

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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

The guided walk before the class was informative and interesting. The food was good and not very complicated to learn. Gamidah was very friendly and knowledgeable. My only problem with this day, which is the reason for the rating, is that our group was too...More

1  Thank Linda L
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

To do something with a family of 4, adults, we went to Gamidah Jacobs to do some cooking together. It was really a very nice experience to met Gamidah and to learn about her ‘cooking art’! Very good flavours! Making our own roties with curry...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The class was held in Lekka’s house and there were 5 of us. The small class meant everyone got a turn doing the mixing, making and cooking. The outcome was we cooked ourselves a tasty lunch, which we all enjoyed We chose to do the...More

Thank Jennie C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In talking to our friend/agent at Africa Direct USA as to what to do during our visit to Cape Town we happened to mention cooking classes we had taken in other countries. She immediately recommended Lekka Kombuis and taking a cooking class. Our day began...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Recently during my stay in Cape Town, I attended a cooking class with Gamidah and absolutely loved it! The class was very interactive and Gamidah is such a friendly and beautiful person - I enjoyed hearing about her life and culture. The food was delicious...More

Thank Jo W
Reviewed 7 September 2018

My husband and I attended Gamidah's cooking class and Bo-Kaap food tour on our trip to Cape Town. Unfortunately, the walking tour of Bo-Kaap portion didn't happen, but we had a blast with the cooking class! The lentil curry, roti, chili bites, and samosas were...More

Thank Elizabeth U
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Gamida is a wonderful cook who love to share her love for freshly prepared dishes that she grew up with. we all loved our visit and will return.

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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

The guided walk before the class was informative and interesting. The food was good and not very complicated to learn. Gamidah was very friendly and knowledgeable. My only problem with this day, which is the reason for the rating, is that our group was too...More

1  Thank Linda L
Reviewed 15 April 2018

This was a wonderful cooking experience with Gamideh Jacobs in her home in Bo Kaap. She is an excellent instructor and taught the participants how to make samosas, rotis, and wraps with a red lentil filling. She even made us some special dessert with balls...More

Thank Ed D
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Most amazing experience, Gamidah is a vibrant lady, she has brilliant skills in the kitchen. Her home is beautiful, spotlessly clean and a happy family enviroment. My husband enjoyed it so even though he has zero skills in the kitchen. I would recommend this to...More

Thank Sharon R
Reviewed 13 March 2018

One way of getting to know a country is through it's food. And thanks to Gamidah, we've felt like real South Africans for one afternoon. We've made some delicious chili bites, samosa's, roti's - all very flavourfull and enjoyable. Gamidah is a lovely person to...More

Thank Marlin V
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