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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. Classes are weekdays (some Saturdays) and 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 Chefs Pablo Espinosa and Cristobal Tamariz, lead 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, cochinita pibil and much more dependent on each class with 7 different menus from the 7 culinary regions of Mexico. Each week showcases 2 different regions. 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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Avenida Rojo Gomez 768 | 3.5 blocks North of the Town Square, Puerto Morelos 77580, Mexico
+52 998 251 8060
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did a cooking class with the little Mexican cooking school...it was amazing! The venue was perfect, with all of the equipment and more that you would need to make delicious Mexican foods. The chef had incredible knowledge of the food and origins of Mexican...More

Thank tayce_face
Reviewed 5 June 2017

I consider myself quite skilled in the kitchen, whereas my boyfriend exceeds at grilled cheese and scrambled eggs and that's about it. I decided to finally (after my 3rd trip to PM) get to this place. It was seriously so much fun- I loved the...More

1  Thank Michelle M
catinmexico, Owner at The Little Mexican Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

We are very happy you enjoyed the class and learnt so much, even happier your husband has seen the light! See you next time. Thank you very much for coming.

Reviewed 3 May 2017

I was originally scheduled to take a cooking class elsewhere, but Liz was great in helping to accommodate me with such short notice. Chef Pablo offers great general cooking techniques in addition to teaching about Mexican cooking.More

1  Thank SoloTraveler44
catinmexico, Owner at The Little Mexican Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Thanks for taking the time to say how much you enjoyed class. We are developing menus from all over Mexico with authentic food and techniques for our chefs to showcase to you. TLMCS is the oldest school in the region offering interesting and educational classes...More

Reviewed 29 April 2017

A group of us recently traveled to Mexico to stay in my dad's timeshare which was great but I wanted to get out and experience the culture and food of the area. So while researching online I came across The Little Mexican Cooking School and...More

2  Thank jamrpnt
catinmexico, Owner at The Little Mexican Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

We are delighted you had a great time ( and what a fun photo). Your enthusiasm was great for everyone. See you next time warm regards Catriona

Reviewed 27 April 2017

Actually a small restaurant and place to stay, the chef conducts a series of hands-on cooking classes for a small group. I spent my time enjoyable exploring the local artisan shops and waterfront sights and sounds as I strolled through town. Both of us felt...More

Thank jmathews6546
Reviewed 1 April 2017

My sister and I recently attended The Little Cooking School class with Chef Chris. Chef Chris was engaging and a delightful teacher. The class was extremely informative and we both walked away with a plethora of authentic Mexican recipes that we cannot wait to try...More

Thank jameswm92
Reviewed 25 March 2017

This is a lovely property with a cooking school and a small but well stocked gift shop with quality Mexican food and crafts. Staff are very friendly and knowledgeable about the area. Great coffee from Chiapas for sale to take back home with you.

Thank HankOttawa
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

My sister and I attended the Little Mexican Cooking School during our recent stay in Puerto Morelos. What a great experience! I am quite an experienced home cook and really had pretty low expectations about just how much I would learn. I was so wrong!...More

1  Thank Janet E
Reviewed 28 February 2017

My wife and I took the class. It was the best cooking class we have ever taken. Chef Pablo Espinosa is a great teacher and funny too! He teaches you how to cook, not just how to make the dishes as most other cooking classes...More

1  Thank Wickie_carroll
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Learned a few simple dishes which were tasty and appealing. Very amazing experience Lots of hands on work, and many tastings throughout. Enjoyed sitting with our fellow classmates to enjoy the fruit of our labor. Well worth making this adventure a priority.

Thank Lorraine G
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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
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
27 January 2016|
Response from pasadenajim | Reviewed this property |
Less than 30 minutes. Easy drive or cab ride.