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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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Informative Entertaining and Delicious

Great menu guided by Chef Cristobal. Great instructions with hands on experience. The best taste... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
_berniejohnson100
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Vernon, Canada
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Loved the Little Mexican Cooking Class in Puerto Morelos

My husband and I made our first trip to Cancun and fell in love with the area, the people, the food... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Seattle52
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Seattle, Washington
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This internationally famous school offers half day entertaining, interesting and professional Mexican food experiences - a great fun day out. The school is located right in the middle of 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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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great menu guided by Chef Cristobal. Great instructions with hands on experience. The best taste experience was the exceptional flavour of the Mole Verde. The Guacamole tips a great help, the tortillas fun to make and the coconut flan was a lovely finale. Thanks to...More

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

Thanks Bernie! We are very happy you enjoyed the experience and look forward to seeing you again warm regards Catriona

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It wasn't supposed to be just the two of us and Chef Christobal but that it how it turned out and Chris generously didn't cancell the class. We prepared a wonderful meal of guacamole, salsa, ceviche, shrimp Diablo, fish tacos, and a dessert. Then the...More

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catinmexico, Owner at The Little Mexican Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are very glad you enjoyed the day , thank you for joining us, warm regards Catriona

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Reviewed 12 April 2018

This was a very enjoyable time. The chef was excellent and the class was so fun. There were 4 of us and we all would definitely do it again.

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catinmexico, Owner at The Little Mexican Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018

Thanks for coming to class , we are very happy you enjoyed yourselves, we look forward to seeing you again

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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

My sister and I were repeat students in February. Different chef instructor/same fabulous experience! We learned soooo much and learned another terrific menu. We are looking forward to a return visit in January 2019.Highly recommended if you are at all interested in food!

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catinmexico, Owner at The Little Mexican Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

2019! Thanks for writing, we are very happy you got a lot out of the experience and look forward to seeing you again, warm regards Catriona

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Reviewed 9 April 2018

Attended again this year. Different menu with Coastal Cooking of fish. Made the best fish tacos ever, ceviche over the top. Chef is so much fun to work with in kitchen. He makes the class super fun. The cost of the class pays for the...More

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Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

This is the second time we’ve taken a cooking class in Mexico. Each has been a great experience. Chef Cristobal was informative, humorous and very easy to understand. We made a number of dishes and of course enjoyed eating them. He was very helpful in...More

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Reviewed 28 March 2018

A wonderful experience in a clean, warm, freindly atmosphere. I can't say enough wonderful things about Chef Cristobel! We learned so much about the history of the food and the difference influences. A hands on cooking class where we made quacamoles, tortillas....chicken, prawns and a...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2018

My husband and I both enjoyed this experience so much! The Chef "teacher " for our chosen day was Cristobal Tamariz. He chose many incredible items for us to learn to make with him. It was not only informative but totally hands-on, where we (and...More

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catinmexico, Owner at The Little Mexican Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are all very glad you enjoyed your experience at The Little Mexican Cooking School at Casa Caribe Hotel and made the most of Puerto Morelos by enjoying our lovely beach. We look forward to seeing you again, best Catriona

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KellyDenver
10 February 2018|
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Response from catinmexico | Property representative |
Morning, Its about 15mins by road to the south of you in the town of PUerto Morelos, there is a map on our website and you can fid us on Google too! see you soon, best Cat
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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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