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Zirita. Taller de Experiencias Culinarias

Address: Circuito de los Manzanos #250 Arcos de la Cascada, Morelia 58341, Mexico
Phone Number: (443) 3 12 87 47
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Ranked #1 of 1 Food and Drink in Morelia
Type: Cooking classes, Sightseeing Tours, Food & Drink
Owner description: Zirita is a culinary workshop that features 1 day traditional Mexican cooking classes and culinary...
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Type: Cooking classes, Sightseeing Tours, Food & Drink
Owner description: Zirita is a culinary workshop that features 1 day traditional Mexican cooking classes and culinary tours, both in Morelia's downtown as well as picturesque typical towns. These multisensorial experiences allow our guests to live our traditional Mexican gastronomy, culture, art and hospitality. Coocking classes are given by the authentic "Michoacanas" cooks.

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Seattle
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

My husband and I, who aren't even that interested in cooking, had a fabulous time at the Zirita school. The people were delightful, the setting was fabulous, and the food was excellent. We got to choose to either help with the preparation or just watch, and we chose to watch. We learned a lot about the food of the Michoacan... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

I was in Morelia for a press trip (I am a travel writer) and the best moment was that day in la Zirita. First we went to that fantastic market with the chef Benedicta and her assistant Matteo (her grand son). Then we went to la Troje Zirita. The house is splendid but the experience we had during this day... More 

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New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

The whole experience was far more than I expected - this is not just a cooking class it's a way of getting genuinely close to the REAL MEXICO. As someone with little Spanish I was made to feel very welcome and every assistance was given to me. The day started with a tour of the market - here each ingredient... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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7 reviews 7 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

I have taken quite a few cooking classes in Mexico, in several different states. The hands-on workshop at Taller (tah-YEHR) Zirita is by far the best. The director, Cynthia Martínez, makes certain that every class member is treated royally. From the fascinating tour of Morelia's traditional Mercado San Juan to the drive into the workshop grounds, I was astonished by... More 

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Morelia, Mexico
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2012

This cooking class is great because we cooked different traditional dishes from Michoacan, we actively participated. I love that most of these delicious recipies are vegetarian, so I could try almost everything! You definitly need to try "Mole de Queso, Col de Arbol and Atole de Zarzamora" The place is lovely, and the main Chef is so nice, she is... More 

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