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Ella Rocks

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A wonderful evening

Great for learning traditional cooking methods using natural ingredients. Would highly recommend to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
NC_Traveller92
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Camberley, United Kingdom
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Great fun and great food

A wonderful experience with a fun chef. The chef speaks perfect English and full of stories and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
MarkN3373
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7 Dishes at 5 pm in an hour & half. All 'Hands On' to prepare Dessert, Soup, Salad, 2 X Veges. & Meat Curries to Eat with Roti (flat bread) & Rice. "Go beyond" sautéing to temper. "Chase away" the devil at sundown. Breaka-the-Coconut, Balance...more
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# 36 Waterfall Road | Tunnel End, Uptown, Ella, Ella 90090, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a fun evening, and learned a bit too. This is less 'hands-on' than we are used to and more demonstration than class. The presenter is entertaining and informative. You get a decent rice and curry for 2000 LKR (2500 if you crave meat)...More

1  Thank timbulktwo
Lank D, Guest Relations Manager at Ella Rocks, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Please accept a 1000 apologies for the change of time to 6 pm which was done to prevent the FLIES getting into the processes, that hang around until dusk. The regular Chef was off duty, so the 'hands on' was perhaps not effected properly. So...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great for learning traditional cooking methods using natural ingredients. Would highly recommend to anyone even those who may not usually cook at home not least because of the fun to be had with the chef who is a wonderful host and has plenty of jokes...More

1  Thank NC_Traveller92
Lank D, Guest Relations Manager at Ella Rocks, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

... Excellent. ..... thank you all for the participation in the hands on experience. Bon Voyages !!!! . Humor will always survive the creative ones who devise 'em. We live only a short life - approximately 3-4 billion heart beats .. better get the health...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful experience with a fun chef. The chef speaks perfect English and full of stories and jokes. Totally worth the time and money. Food was excellent! Highly recommended as a must do in Ella. Easy to get to with a tuk tuk (200rp from...More

1  Thank MarkN3373
Lank D, Guest Relations Manager at Ella Rocks, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Great minds think alike. Excellent. Thank you and all for your wonderful participation and company. Going back to the nature is difficult but we could make it fun to enjoy this short lease of breath and life. .....

Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

We had the luck that everything was full but here. At first we were a little bit scared for that it could not be good, but we sincerely think this is the best cooking class in Ella. Lank speaks good english and tells nice stories,...More

1  Thank Aron K
ecospace, Guest Relations Manager at Ella Rocks, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018
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Excellent ! ... Thank You Two. .... It was great working with you all participants to create the dishes for...More

Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

I had a very nice cooking class at Ella Rocks. The cook was warm, funny and good at telling stories and jokes. We made great food and had the recepies on e-mail the same night. Only little thing would be a wish for a little...More

1  Thank Karen H
ecospace, Guest Relations Manager at Ella Rocks, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

... Thank You ..... Excellent. ...... certainly more "Hands On" is available for those who ask for it ..... or the one's who apply themselves without 'being' shy .... absolutely less work for the Chef .... however, some processes couldn't quite be completely 'hands on'...More

Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

I loved the health centred focus of this class. Food especially tasty (especially dhaal) and the host both kind and jovial. I would however, have liked a much more hands on experience, where each person prepares thei own meal.More

1  Thank Stefan Z
ecospace, Guest Relations Manager at Ella Rocks, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Excellent !!! Thank you. Ayurveda is a traditional medicine and incorporated in the Sri Lankan food preparation because the 'Kitchen is responsible to "prevent Illness from the family & community."'. each person needs to know how, what, when & on what to prepare the food....More

Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend this cooking class, reasonable price. Plus! You are able to eat the delicious food you cooked. Magical evening, very informative, learning about zero waste in cooking & mixing flavours. We would come back & do it again! Just wonderful :)More

1  Thank MaddisonF16
ecospace, Guest Relations Manager at Ella Rocks, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2018

Excellent ! ... Thank You Two. ... Magical evenings are still possible when we get into the wavelengths of the Universe, universal energy, absolute zero waste, be exuberant, sing and share the joy, peace and freedom of our selves hah ? ..... Bon Voyages !!!!...More

Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

The cooking class was great. We did a group cooking class, there was fresh ingredients and the kitchen/environment was very clean. Lank provided us with lots of education on the different ingredients we were using. He encouraged people to get hands on and participate or...More

1  Thank Cindaa_o
ecospace, Guest Relations Manager at Ella Rocks, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2018

Excellent ! .... Good to hear that you do appreciate after all the little preparation Lank & the Team put their efforts at creating the finest of health food as an alternative to what's available mostly as fast food around in any emerging town these...More

Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our small cooking class today, had an opportunity to learn to cook amazing Sri Lankan dishes, we were really amazed by the sago (dessert). Definitely recommend it! You’ll be amazed how amazing this cuisine is and the amount of spices they use...More

1  Thank Aleksandra O
ecospace, Guest Relations Manager at Ella Rocks, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2018

.... Yeah it was fun working with you to dish out the 'Health Food' using fresh herbs & spices. Thank you for your compliment. Good to know that some of you can in fact share your experiences with other travelers. Travel Safe ..... Bon Voyages...More

Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

This was my best meal of many fantastic meals in Sri Lanka.... It is not only educational, fun and super informative.... it is prepared right there from scratch and it's beyond devine! Thanx for the receipes, we have made 2 of your curries here in...More

1  Thank marlipotas
ecospace, Guest Relations Manager at Ella Rocks, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2018

..... Excellent ! ...... Great to hear that some of us can reach certain wavelengths where not too many others wanna tread such paths .... or lack the synchronizing abilities, authenticity & genuine spontaneity to be themSELVES in human interactions, potential & endurance ......Cheers !...More

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