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Mexican Food Cooking Class

Enjoy a hands-on cooking lesson on the Mexican culinary arts during this class in Mexico City. The Traditional Mexican Cooking Class, led by your chef-instructor, takes you to a local market for a broad overview of local cuisine before you whip up authentic Mexican dishes. Choose between a morning and evening lesson.
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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Mastering Mexican Salsas Cooking Class

Discover why Mexican Salsas are a cornerstone of Mexican gastronomy and enjoy cooking and tasting 10 different salsas. Learn the history, classification, uses, secrets and how to prepare our special selection of Mexican Salsas. Focusing on the different preparation and cooking methods and the different uses of fresh and dry chilies.All our recipes are meant for you to replicate in your daily menus back home. Salsas to be tasted with street food tacos and appetizers with a choice of fillings ("carnitas", "cochinita pibil", roasted potatoes, scrambled eggs, sauteed mushrooms, cheese and cactus leaf). Beverages include "agua fresca" and Mexican beer.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Private Mexican Market Tour and Cooking Lesson in a Local Home

Deepen your love of Mexican cuisine with this market tour and cooking lesson. Join your hosts, Alex and Ale, at the San Juan Market. Check out classic ingredients like dried chiles and rare finds like wild boar. Head to your hosts’ home kitchen to prepare one or two delicious dishes, like chicken wrapped in corn tortillas and covered in mole. Enjoy conversation with your hosts over a delightful home-cooked meal.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Private Mexican Cooking Lesson in a Coyoacan Apartment

Prepare a traditional meal alongside an experienced cook with a 3-hour private cooking class in Mexico City’s historic Coyoacan neighborhood. Learn the basics of using local ingredients creating the flavors of the home kitchen, then sit down to share a meal as your host tells stories about cooking and eating in a Mexican home.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Mastering Mexican Salsas Cooking Class and Market Tour

Nuanced and complex, Mexican sauces define the cuisine and add a punch to any dish. This tour teaches you to distinguish amongst favorite: cook and taste 10 different sauces paired with street food tacos and appetizers and learn the secret ingredients behind each. Then, see the fresh ingredients that make each sauce so good on a walking tour of a local market.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Teotihuacan Pyramids and Food Walking Tour from Mexico City

Explore an ancient Aztec metropolis and Mexican cuisine on a full-day tour from Mexico City to Teotihuacán, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the largest city in the pre-Hispanic Americas. Combine food with history as you explore, tasting your way through local treats, with the option to join a pre-Hispanic cooking class. This 8-hour Teotihuacán food tour also includes all entrance fees, a guided tour of the archeological site, lunch, tastings, and round-trip transport from select hotels in Mexico City.
  • Duration: 10 hours
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  • Duration: 10 hours
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Traditional Mexican hands-on cooking class and Market Tour

Learn to prepare classic Mexican dishes alongside a professional chef with this cooking class in Mexico City's Roma Norte neighborhood. Shop for ingredients at a local market, and then head to a private cooking studio to prepare your 4-course menu with appetizers, mains, and dessert. This tour also includes a tasting of aqua fresca and your choice of alcoholic beverage to complement your meal.
  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
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San Juan Market Shopping and Cooking Tour in Mexico City

Immerse yourself in Mexico’s rich culinary tradition with a walking tour of the San Juan Market. Choose fresh local ingredients and discover new ones like fried grasshoppers, mosquito eggs, and iguana. Learn about the diverse cultural influences on Mexican cuisine, some of which may surprise you. End your excursion by learning to prepare classic Mexican dishes in a personalized cooking class.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Mexican Cooking Lesson in a Local Home

Alex and Ale are a fun, local couple passionate about sharing their Mexican culture and cuisine with guests. Enjoy a private, homemade Mexican cooking class and meal in their simple yet vibrant apartment.  Join Alex and Ale in their kitchen to learn to make 3-4 traditional Mexican dishes including a homemade salsa. You might learn dishes such as flatuas, tostadas or enmoladas which are corn tortillas stuffed with chicken in a mole sauce. Mole is a dark chocolate-based sauce with lots of spices that is very popular in Mexico and easy to cook - a great sauce to add to your Mexican cooking repertoire. As Alex and Ale have a small kitchen you can expect to do the cooking preparation in the bar area and use the kitchen for the final cooking. Dine together on the homemade Mexican meal you prepared with this delightful couple. If there is a particular Mexican dish you are eager to try, please let Alex know when making your booking.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Mexican Street Tacos Hands-on Cooking Class and Market Tour

Immerse yourself in Mexico's extraordinary food culture and learn homemade recipes of some of the best street tacos in Mexico that you can replicate back home. Enjoy a market tour, hands-on cooking class and meal.
  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
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Traditional Mexican breakfast hands-on cooking class

Immerse yourself in Mexico's extraordinary food culture and learn why Mexican breakfast is one of the most enjoyable meals, by learning to cook some of the most traditional Mexican dishes served at breakfasts. Enjoy a market tour, hands-on cooking class and meal.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Cooking Class & Cocktails in Mexico City

Discover our expert chefs Mexican cooking secrets and also learn to mix delicious mezcal cocktails with local fresh ingredients. Our hands-on cooking class and cocktail making experience it's the perfect match.Enjoy great food and a fun and fascinating guide to making your own Mexican cocktails and authentic Mexican food at home.
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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Mexican Street Tacos Hands-on Cooking Class

Immerse yourself in Mexico's extraordinary food culture and learn homemade recipes of some of the best street tacos in Mexico that you can replicate back home. Enjoy a hands-on cooking class and meal.
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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Private Market Tour and Authentic Mexican Cooking Class with a Local in Coyoacan

Your experience will start with a tour of your host's neighborhood market where they will help you discover regional produce. The market is located in a building with stalls filled with a variety of local fruits and vegetables. If you happen to book this tour on a Saturday, your host will take you to the local tianguis (street market). Tianguis have been important in Mexican trade and culinary traditions since before the Spaniards arrived. Each neighborhood has it's own tianguis, which operates one or two days per week. After your market visit, you'll join your host in their kitchen and learn to make traditional dishes such as chilaquiles, corn quesadillas with fillings such as mushrooms, nopales (cactus), huitlacoche (corn fungus), and flor de calabaza (squash flowers), with beans or a tomato chickpea rice as a side. The cooking portion of your experience will last 1.5 hours before you and your host sit down to enjoy the meal.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Vegan Mexican hands-on cooking class

Immerse yourself in Mexico's extraordinary food culture and learn to cook vegan Mexican authentic dishes that you can replicate back home. Enjoy a hands-on cooking class and meal.
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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White mole cooking class and lunch

Immerse yourself in Mexico's extraordinary food culture and learn to cook white mole, a traditional dish of Mexico's central region that it is considered a celebration dish, served usually at weddings, made with a mixture of light-colored ingredients including white pine nuts, almonds, peanuts and blonde raisins among other ingredients. Enjoy a hands-on cooking class and a four-course lunch.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Mexican Seafood hands-on cooking class

Immerse yourself in Mexico's extraordinary food culture and learn to cook Mexican seafood authentic dishes that you can replicate back home. Enjoy a hands-on cooking class and meal.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Market Visit and Cooking Lesson: Learn to Cook Contemporary Mexican Dishes Inspired by Family Recipes

Explore Mexico City’s oldest gourmet food market, Mercado San Juan, with Ismael, a professional chef, wine expert, and passionate home cook. Visit Ismael’s favorite stalls and purchase ingredients for your upcoming meal. After a quick subway ride to Ismael’s home, sip wine while learning to prepare two or three traditional Mexican dishes in his family kitchen. Enjoy the fruit of your labor with a delicious, multi-course lunch or dinner.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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