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Cooking Traditional Food Class in Penang with Nazlina

Location: Nazlina Spice Station at no. 2, Campbell Street, 10100 George Town, Penang, Malaysia.

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The classes for 30th January 2017 are fully booked.


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This is Nazlina Spice Station

It is at the corner of Campbell and Carnarvon street in front of Campbell Street market. Please refer to Google Map below for directions. Tell taxi drivers, it is opposite Campbell Street market because most of them really DO NOT like to look up for the address. Everyone has a smartphone nowadays. Google map and Facebook can pinpoint our location easily. Nazlina Spice Station, Nazlina's Cooking Class and Penang Cooking Class will point you to the right direction.

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Classes are available daily except on Sundays. Meet in front of Campbell Street market at the corner of Campbell Street and Carnarvon Street at 7.30 a.m. If you stay within 10-20 minutes walk to the area of the meeting point, please refer to the map in order to get there on foot. Transfer request to the venue is chargeable. Use UBER for a cheaper rate.

Class approximately lasts for 5 hours. We are going to make a minimum of four items in each session. Sometimes we make five items. Some items are simpler to make, some take longer than others. Nazlina will decide what is appropriate, given the time and resources that we have.


Now we make 4 to 5 items including dessert (sometimes even six) per session, at RM225.00 nett per person. I would like to assure you, it is a truly value for money experience.

We do not offer discount. We do however, can personalize your sessions if your group is 12 pax or more for a team building experience.


Telephone number to SMS/WhatsApp your query or reservation including name and your email address to: (+6012-4538167). Those who fail to adhere to this rule will not be entertained.

Attention travellers:

Many people simply send Whatsapp messages at the last minute and have all kinds of demands. Do not have WiFi? Please buy a local SIM card. It is cheap and convenient. Please do not give me such excuses that my email landed in your spam box or you did not see my replies just because you did not have WiFi. That is why we strongly discourage people from booking at the last minute.

Bookings are closed 36 hours for the following morning's class.

Please DO NOT call. I simply cannot answer calls when I hold classes. Besides, by writing a query by email, all details are recorded so that everything will be in black and white.

More questions can be forwarded through the contact form below. Thank you.

By reservation only. Please indicate in the contact form which session you prefer. The menu for Jan-Mar 2017 are listed below. For future months, they will be announced as the date is nearer.



A.M. Class

7.30 am-12.30pm (Includes Breakfast And Market tour)


P.M. Class

2.30pm-5.30pm (no market tour); may join the morning class tour and breakfast in the morning.

Examples of other recipes you may request (at an additonal cost or replace the item from the original menu):

(If not in the list, you can always ask)

January 2017

Char Koay Teow

Beef Rendang (dry Malay curry)

Pineapple and cucumber salad

Steamed tapioca cake

Spiced Rice

Vegetarian Biryani

Carrot and cucumber raita

Vegetarian Korma

Mango achar

Rose sarbat (a sweet cold drink)

Mee Goreng Mamak

Char Koay Teow

Chicken Curry Laksa

Mee Siam (Vermicelli)

Asam laksa

Chicken curry laksa


February 2017

Chicken Rice Set:


Fragrant rice with pandanus

Chili Sauce

Braised chicken

Fresh salad

Pohpiah (spring rolls)


Paad Thai

Thai Green Curry

Tom Yam Kha

Peanut Sauce

Mango or Papaya salad (som tam)


Beef in black sauce

Chicken curry kapitan

Chicken/Fish Curry

Fish Head Curry

Yellow Sauce Curry

Curry Kapitan

March 2017


Nasi Lemak

Eggplant sambal

Char Koay Teow

Lepat pisang (steamed banana cake)

Kerabu udang (prawn salad)



Chapatti (or roti canai)

Pineapple curry

Aloo Sabzi

Potato and carrot stir fried in masala and mustard seed

Ginger Chai


Rice dishes:

Nasi ulam

Nasi minyak

Nasi tomato


Nasi lemak

Nasi Lemuni

RM 225.00 NETT per adult. RM110.00 nett per child between 5- 12 years old.

RM 180.00 NETT per adult for the afternoon class without the market tour for the vegan or vegetarian class. RM 90.00 per child for PM class.

RM 200.00 NETT per adult for the afternoon class without the market tour for non-vegan or non-vegetarian classes.

Payable via Paypal to nazlina.hussin @gmail.com (Please ensure the transaction cost is covered (about 5% for Paypal).

or via Maybank2u.com.my online payment or a cash deposit machine. Details about each payment method will be emailed accordingly.

Advanced full payment is required for all reservations ESPECIALLY for the afternoon class. Ingredients are bought fresh in the morning. There will be no refund for no-shows. Payment can be brought forward to another date at our discretion if enough notice is given. Please ensure the transaction cost is covered (about 5% for Paypal).

Looking forward to seeing all of you soon. I sound worse (from what I wrote above) than I truly am because I have to filter people who come to my classes so that only those who are serious and can understand the value of what I do will find it a worthy experience.

Thank you.



Even though the menus are advertised here, they are not set in stone. They are flexible. you can request in advance or when we meet up for breakfast. We will let you know if it is possible to cook the menu of your choice and we can always compromise with the rest of the group joining a particular session.

There are no market tours for all PM classes but participants are welcome to join the morning class' group for the market tour and breakfast at 7.30 am and come later to cook at 2.00pm. For this option it is RM225.

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