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ONLINE EXPERIENCE

Learn to Cook Cape Malay Curry

Rated 4.98 out of 5 from 100 reviews.Cape Town, South AfricaPart of Airbnb Online Experiences

Online experience hosted by Fayruza

90 mins
Up to 10 people
Join from your computer, phone, or tablet
Hosted in English

What you'll do

Allow me to virtually welcome you into my home nestled on the slopes of Cape Towns's iconic Table Mountain. Beautiful Bo-Kaap is known for its vibrant and colorful homes, culture, people, and history. Immerse yourself in my happy place—my warm, colorful kitchen—and dive straight into my wonderful world of spices and delicious Cape Malay cuisine. Malay cuisine is known for its sweet, sour, fruity, and aromatic flavors with spices like cinnamon, saffron, aniseed, and tamarind.
I'll unlock the mystery of spices and teach you how to create your own flavorful mixes using combinations handed down to me by my late grandmother.I'll take you step-by-step through my foolproof method of cooking a delicious Malay curry paste. Together, we'll use this paste to cook a delicious vegetarian curry of lentils, beans, or vegetables. We'll also cook an aromatic savory rice to accompany your curry and a simple but tasty sambal or side salad. We'll end the lesson by preparing a warm elixir that celebrates the magical, healing properties of spices. We'll enjoy this drink while I share a few shortcuts and tips on how to create a variety of dishes by making small adaptations to your basic curry.
This Experience is great for team building. Book a private experience for your group. Is your group larger than my listed max group size for private groups? Send me a message...
Allow me to virtually welcome you into my home nestled on the slopes of Cape Towns's iconic Table Mountain. Beautiful Bo-Kaap is known for its vibrant and colorful homes, culture, people, and history. Immerse yourself in my happy place—my warm, colorful kitchen—and dive straight into my wonderful world of spices and delicious Cape Malay cuisine. Malay cuisine is known for its sweet, sour, fruity, and aromatic flavors with spices like cinnamon, sa…

How to participate

  • Join a video call
    Download Zoom for free on a desktop or mobile device. After you book, you’ll receive an email with a link and details on how to join.
  • Book a private group
    Want to join with just your family and friends? Fayruza will host a private group for up to 10 guests starting at $303.

What to bring

  • Ingredients for curry:
  • 4 tablespoons olive or coconut oil
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 2 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, finely chopped
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Tue, Jul 7
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9:30 AM - 11:00 AM (EDT)
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Thu, Jul 9
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM (EDT)
Join 1 other guest
$17 per person
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Meet your host, Fayruza

Host on Airbnb since 2017
  • 100 Reviews
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I’m a third-generation Malay cook who hosts three other Cooking Experiences on Airbnb. I’m passionate about my heritage and started learning how to cook Malay cuisine at the tender age of 9 in my grandparents’ kitchen. As a young adult, I was fortunate to work in the tourism industry and travel the globe for 14 years. Traveling helped me explore my love of food and people in a way that was educational, fun, and engaging. I grew as a home cook with every destination I visited. I spent my time eating my way through flavorful street food, making new friends, and learning about different cultures, religions, and traditions. If you’re curious about my other experiences, you can read reviews here: https://www.airbnb.com/users/show/150093714
I’m a third-generation Malay cook who hosts three other Cooking Experiences on Airbnb. I’m passionate about my heritage and started learning how to cook Malay cuisine at the tender age of 9 in my grandparents’ kitchen. As a young adult, I was fortunate to work in the tourism industry and travel the globe for 14 years. Traveling helped me explore my love of food and people in a way that was educational, fun, and engaging. I grew as a home cook with every destination I visited. I spent my time eat…
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Rated 4.98 out of 5 from 100 reviews.

Paddy
July 2020
Fayruza allowed us into her home, and was a welcome guest in ours. The meal was absolutely delicious (a truly global team effort), and most of the guests with me said it was their best meal in a long long time. We asked if we could cook Baramundi and prawns in our curry, and Fayruza was very obliging and even adjusted the recipe for us. Fayruza => you nailed it!
Fayruza allowed us into her home, and was a welcome guest in ours. The meal was absolutely delicious (a truly global team effort), and most of the guests with me said it was their…
Christine
June 2020
Fayruza is an impeccable host. I'm astounded by the quality and depth of taste in this meal that she guided & helped me create. I especially loved learning about her culture, family, faith, profession and background. What an amazing online experience and yet another lovely Airbnb connection. I highly recommend Fayruza's online experience - especially for families. Many, many thanks. 🙏
Fayruza is an impeccable host. I'm astounded by the quality and depth of taste in this meal that she guided & helped me create. I especially loved learning about her culture, famil…
Paula
June 2020
This experience exceeded my expectations. Fayruza was very personable & an excellent teacher. She shared about herself and made you feel like you found a new friend. The food was Amazing & so flavorful. I cannot get enough of it. Sign up for the class. Just do it. You will not regret it.
This experience exceeded my expectations. Fayruza was very personable & an excellent teacher. She shared about herself and made you feel like you found a new friend. The food w…
John
June 2020
Excellent experience! Fayruza made us feel like we were at her kitchen table. She was warm and engaging. The dish was spectacular, so much flavor! We kept going back for more. Would recommend this to anyone!
Laurie
June 2020
We had so much fun and learnt a lot. The host Fayruza was an excellent teacher and exceeded our expectations. The food was also very, very good!
Drew
June 2020
Seriously such a fun class! I can’t recommend it enough, Fayruza is so friendly and fun and easy to talk to, shared local experiences etc! Don’t miss out!

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

You’ll need an internet connection and the ability to stream audio and video to participate. A link and details on how to join will be included in your booking confirmation email.

More tips

Feel free to message me if you have any questions or if you’d like to cook any other Malay dishes in the future.