Who We Are

Knowing the persons you're gonna cook with, you are assured to live a truly unique culinary experience in Goa

Lucie

Lucie is a food lover who likes to share her passion for fine dining and tropical flavors. She has been baking French pastries since she was 6 years old and has mastered all the classics. 6 years ago, when she first came to the coast as a getaway from her expat Bombay life she fell in love with the Goan cuisine. Since then she has moved to Siolim to be with her boyfriend and decided to respond to the demand of visitors wanting to learn traditional Goan dishes.

With the help of Auntie Lourdes and the cook Jane, she transmits you her passion for cooking and the warm hospitality that will make your class a fun and exciting experience.

Cook Jane

Jane was born and brought up in the village of Siolim and has been a caterer for Goan food for more than 15 years. She has a palpable passion for cooking that she transmits during classes. Her Fish Caldine is a specialty and an all-time favorite. With her you will learn all you need to know about Goan cooking.

Jane always have a smile on her face, answering your questions patiently and carefully. She will adapt to your pace and teach what she knows with passion. She will without a doubt make your taste buds celebrate the delicacy of Indian food and your friends die for extra curry at home.

Our Values

We believe that Goa is a beautiful haven of peace, with a vivid history and a vibrant culture. Over the last decades, as tourism and development have risen and made this place more commercial, the cultures have diluted and the traditions are slowly dying away. We, at Siolim Cooking School, want to preserve the culinary culture that has made Goa so taste and colorful, and want to transmit it to gourmet visitors and curious souls. Our cooks are pure Goans who have learnt the cuisine from their ancestors and are passionate about it.

We also want to preserve the way ingredients are grown and chosen, that's why we get our products only from local villagers and local markets, who grow vegetables traditionally in their garden. We do not pollute Goa with plastic bags that's why we make local and natural choices. Lastly, we grow herbs and some vegetables in our own garden, to show people that anybody can grow food, and simple techniques that avoid the use of chemicals.

We hope that you also share our values and have an delightful experience during your class with us.

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