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Puerto Vallarta Cooking Class: Market Shopping, Lesson and Tastings

Highlights
  • 5-hour cooking class in Puerto Vallarta
  • Shop for ingredients at a bustling outdoor market
  • Visit a tortilla factory to buy dough for tortilla making
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Puerto Vallarta Cooking Class: Market Shopping, Lesson and Tastings
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Puerto Vallarta Cooking Class: Market Shopping, Lesson and Tastings
USD 85.00
Overview
Feast upon the explosive flavors of Mexican cuisine during a 5-hour cooking class in Puerto Vallarta.  Shop in a vibrant market for colorful produce; visit a traditional tortilla factory; and learn of regional culinary customs with a knowledgeable guide. Gain insight into customary cooking techniques with a local master chef, discovering recipes like fish ceviche, and taste tantalizing samples of tequila on this insightful and interactive culinary tour.
What to Expect
Greet your knowledgeable guide at the atmospheric Galerias Vallarta Shopping Mall and climb aboard a comfortable minivan to journey to a bustling outdoor market. Converse with vendors as you peruse stalls laden with exotic produce and unfamiliar fruits. 
Next, visit a local tortilla factory to purchase the dough needed for fresh tortillas. With bags bursting with fresh produce, journey to the house of the master chef to begin your culinary class. Depending on which day of the week it is, learn to make a delicious and distinct main course inspired by the gastronomic traditions of the region; regularly features dishes include salsa de molcajete (a smooth sauce of fresh and fiery chiles), tacos and fresh fish ceviche. If you cook mole poblano, learn about the 27-ingredient combination that composes this spectacular sauce. 
Conclude your cooking with tequila and mescal tasting session before sitting down to dine on the fruits of your labour. Converse with your companions and the chef as you enjoy the true taste of Mexico. Relax during the return journey to the tour’s original departure point.
Reviews (123)
1 - 5 of 41 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago
Educational, Welcoming, and Delicious!

Enrique is a charismatic and deeply knowledgeable guide to the world of Mexican cuisine. He led us through the process of purchasing ingredients, pointing out ways to identify freshness and quality, and expounding upon the etymology of fruits and vegetables with deep cultural significance. He...More

Thank mirakleboi
Reviewed 1 week ago
Cookin’ Vallarta - A must do activity

Second class I’ve taken and both times did not disappoint. The trip to the local market and learning more about the different food products was a highlight. Chef Enrique and Eri’s cooking / demonstration kitchen is bright, colourful and inviting. Everyone in our group got...More

Thank Patagonia60
Enrique C, Propietario at Cookin' Vallarta, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

So nice to see you again and the pleasure was all ours! Thanks for honoring our table and we extend an invitation to join also our cooking classes and food tours in Playa del Carmen, Ensenada and Cabo San Lucas. All the best!! Mi Casa,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Authentic Mexican Cooking

What a highlight of our trip!!! Something I would have never thought to have done. From pick up to delivery it was amazing. Shopping the local "shuk", which was VERY clean and free of flies, to have a real breakfast taco, to the trip to...More

Thank Meg S
Enrique C, Propietario de Cookin' Vallarta at Cookin' Vallarta, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for joining us and sharing our home and cuisine! Mi casa es su casa. We thank you so much and we extend an invitation to join also our cooking classes and food tours in Playa del Carmen, Ensenada and Cabo San Lucas. All...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Highly recommended!

What an amazing day! Enrique and Erica welcome you into their home after buying all the ingredients at the local market. We learned how to make authentic Mexican food from scratch and had so much fun along the way. Cannot recommend this trip enough if...More

Thank Glynis W
Enrique C, Propietario de Cookin' Vallarta at Cookin' Vallarta, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your kind words and we look forward to having you again in one of classes or tours! Thanks for honoring our table and we extend an invitation to join also our cooking classes and food tours in Playa del Carmen,...More

Reviewed 8 September 2018
Fun, interesting, and Delicious!

My girlfriend and I took the class on a Friday for Mole and Tamales. We both had a great time and are excited to make some of the recipes on our own. Highly recommended!More

Thank MichaelH6893
Enrique C, Propietario de Cookin' Vallarta at Cookin' Vallarta, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for joining our class and let us know how the recipes turn out at home. We extend an invitation to join also our cooking classes and food tours in Playa del Carmen, Ensenada and Cabo San Lucas. All the best!! Mi...More

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mlyelton
26 August 2018|
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Response from XraycingDoc | Reviewed this property |
Go to the cookin’ Vallarta website he has preliminary menus. Plus he is very accommodating.
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Jo R
9 July 2018|
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Response from XraycingDoc | Reviewed this property |
Tell Enrique before and when you are shopping and he is very accommodating. We made separately meat and vegetarian Chile rellanos, sautéed zucchini blossoms, salads, tortilla soup with tomato and pasilla chile base and... More
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Michelle M
3 July 2018|
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Response from Bumble-Brig | Reviewed this property |
I am sure you can. He is such a nice guy. If you let him know he seems like the kind of person that would appreciate you buying local.
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