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Private Market Visit and Yucatecan Cooking Lesson with Locals in their Home

Learn to prepare Yucatecan cuisine with this half-day home cooking class. Begin with a produce trip to a local market with your hosts, Daniel, a professional chef, and Julieta, trained nutritionist. Then enjoy a hands-on lesson in Julieta’s picturesque Merida home and learn to make distinctive dishes like sikil pak (pumpkin seed dip), cactus salad, and pollo pibil (chicken wrapped in banana leaves). Finish the lesson with a homemade feast.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Duration: 4 hours
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$73.00
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Merida Market Tour and Cooking Class

Submerge yourself in the rich cuisine and epicurean customs of the Yucatan on a half-day culinary tour of the beautiful Mexican city of Merida. Purchase ingredients from a traditional market and enjoy a cooking class at the home of a local host. Learn about the exotic ingredients and intriguing processes used in Mexican cooking as your knowledgeable guide narrates. Finally, sample the fruits of your labor during a delicious lunch in your host’s comfortable home. Enjoy a personalized experience on this small group tour, with number limits at 12 people.
  • Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes
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$54.00
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Create Artisanal Chocolate (bean to bar)

We are the best bean to bar chocolate workshop in town.It is a delicious full hands-on experience for you to make your own chocolate while discovering the tradition of chocolate in Mexico.You will have your Cacao Nibs, you will toast, feel, grind and prepare the Cacao chocolate in the traditional way, just how you like it.We have the highest standards of cleanliness and safety for your party. We want you to relax and feel comfortable.All of our products are 100% natural, no additions or conservatives.
  • Duration: 90 to 120 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 90 to 120 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$20.00
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Private Yucatecan Cooking Lesson in a Local Merida Home

From tostadas and tamales to papayas and empanadas, the flavors of the Yucatan are made to enjoy. Learn to cook a variety of traditional Yucatecan and Mayan delicacies with a home chef during this private cooking class in Merida, which takes place in a private home in a residential district unknown to most visitors. Learn about local culture that many tourists never see as you help prepare a traditional-style meal before sitting down to enjoy the fruits (and vegetables) of your labor.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Duration: 5 hours
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$64.00
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$64.00
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Taste of the Yucatan: Merida Cooking Class and Market Visit

Explore the distinctive flavors of Yucatec cuisine at a cooking class in a Merida home, preparing a traditional three-course meal alongside a local chef. You'll start in the vibrant Merida market, shopping for fresh fruits, vegetables, and recados, or Yucatec spice blends, then roll up your sleeves to cook an appetizer, main course, and dessert. From the marketplace to the home kitchen, this cooking class is a great way to experience Yucatec cuisine and get a glimpse of daily life in the bustling city.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$75.00
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Learn to Cook Yucatecan Classics with Locals in a Private Merida Home

Join two local chefs in a private home in Merida for a half-day cooking lesson that covers typical dishes of the Yucatan. Start with a hands-on class where you help to make dishes such as guacamole or ‘sikil pak’ (pumpkin seed dip), cactus salad, homemade tortillas, and chicken wrapped in banana leaves. Then join your chef-hosts for a feast of the food you helped to prepare.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Duration: 3 hours
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$60.00
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