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The Little Mexican Cooking School

Avenida Rojo Gomez 768 | 3.5 blocks North of the Town Square, Puerto Morelos 77580, Mexico
+52 998 251 8060
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Authentic Mexican Cooking Class in Puerto Morelos
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This internationally famous school offers day long entertaining, professional Mexican food experiences - a great fun day out. The school is located in the seaside village of Puerto Morelos where you can safely wander after lunch adding even more reason to visit! The charming Chef Cristobal Tamariz, leads hands on experiences in contemporary and traditional dishes such as tamales and tortillas from scratch, standards done in a new way like guacamole, how to make fish tacos, grilled fish Mayan style and much more dependent on each class with different menus from the various culinary regions of Mexico. Presentation tips included! Additionally students learn about the culture and history of Mexico's famous fusion cuisine as well as tastings, learning to make salsas and marinades and hands on tortilla making. Souvenir aprons and recipe booklets are part of the class as is a late lunch of the food prepared and Mexican fruit drinks included!!
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Hours Today: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Avenida Rojo Gomez 768 | 3.5 blocks North of the Town Square, Puerto Morelos 77580, Mexico
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+52 998 251 8060
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1 - 10 of 455 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My daughter and I went and had an informed, fun and surprising cooking lesson!(I learned not all Mexican food is hot) The husband's came at the end to try the dishes we all enjoyed the day! Thanks Chef Cristobel, your passion for your heritage and...More

Thank Patti S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We just finished taking a cooking class with Chef Tamariz. It was everything a good cooking class should be. We have taken many in our travels. The Chef was a born teacher and thought so much about Mexican food, cooking and Mexican history. Can't wait...More

Thank Alma M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very interesting and tasty cooking class. Talented chef and amazing dishes. Would definitely recommend!

Thank on-a-friday
catinmexico, Owner at The Little Mexican Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We are very happy you enjoyed class! We look forward to seeing you again, thank you Catriona

Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and daughter loved their class with Chef Cristobal. There was only one other participant so it was perfect for interacting with the Chef and each other. They learned many interesting things about the diversity and history of the country and it's culinary traditions....More

Thank NorbertD99
catinmexico, Owner at The Little Mexican Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are very glad you enjoyed the class! We look forward to seeing you again Warm regards Catriona

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A small class meant everyone got plenty of attention from the fabulous Chef Cristobal. We learned how to make easily varied base dishes, then prepared specific variation, which led to me feeling like I could cook a much wider selection of dishes than one would...More

Thank Aaron E
catinmexico, Owner at The Little Mexican Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Yes it’s surprising how much is involved In the clas isn’t it? We are very glad you enjoyed the class and look forward to you welcoming again , warm regards Catriona

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Take a day off from the beach while you're visiting Puerto Morelos & go to the Little Mexican Cooking School! We had such a great experience here that I've been telling everyone I know about it since we've been home. Chef Cristobal made it an...More

Thank Amy T
catinmexico, Owner at The Little Mexican Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are really glad you had a good time, we do our best! Would have loved to see in your kitchen, what fun. Warm regards Catriona

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The cooking class exceeded my expectations!! Chef Cristobal Tamariz was very engaging and humorous in his instruction. He is clearly passionate about cooking and teaching. After interesting historical facts about the different regions of food and culture in Mexico our hands-on lessons began. We learned...More

Thank rescobar8270
catinmexico, Owner at The Little Mexican Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you , we deeply appreciate your words and are encouraged by them. We look forward to seeing you again Warm regards Catriona

Reviewed 16 December 2017

Something a little different to do in Mexico. My husband contacted them ahead of time and they accommodated my needs (pesco-vegetarian). Really good food and we used our new skills once back home. A small group of 4 was just right. A must try!

1  Thank Susan W
Reviewed 15 December 2017

My boyfriend and me love to take cooking classes whenever and wherever we are travelling. We really enjoyed the day at "The Little Mexican Cooking School", learned some great hints and already tried all the recipes at home. Thanks a lot to everyone at "The...More

1  Thank Hackhofer C
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

Spent a lovely day in the kitchen , where we were both introduced to the Mexican kitchen , its flavours and spices and learned to cook a full 3 course meal that we were served at the end of the course. The price is reasonable...More

Thank Charlotte P
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ggtandy
14 November 2017|
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Response from catinmexico | Property representative |
Hello GGTandy, The Little Mexican Cooking School is about 15mins by taxi from your resort. We keep our rates low and our quality the highest. A taxi from here to your hotel is 250p (about usd14) . There are plenty of taxis... More
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lsgs93
31 May 2017|
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Response from catinmexico | Property representative |
Hello, Yes it is best to get pesos from an ATM machine here, remember to only use an ATM that has a bank name on it. There are other private ones that have low limits of withdrawals and high transaction fees. Note that using... More
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Gliters
4 February 2017|
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Response from catinmexico | Property representative |
Yes a 15 year old is fine and yes best to book in advance at this time of year, it's very busy Warm regards Catriona
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