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Meson Sacristia Cooking School

6 Sur 304 | Centro Historico, Puebla 72000, Mexico
222 2324513
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Ranked #2 of 7 Activities in Puebla
Type: Classes/Workshops
Traveler Description: Meson is very thoughtful in the preparation and presentation of the course. It is an introduction, enjoyable totally, gives great printed handouts... more »
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New York City, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Our class was a terrific introduction to authentic recipes and techniques. I'm a serious home cook, and I've cooked from many "authentic" recipes, including mole poblano; however, the two days of classes we took put everything in context, I picked up new techniques as well. We were so inspired that we went out in search of a comal to bring... More

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Seattle, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

I attended one class, but had initially signed up for three. Prior to signing up i asked what I would be making. I was advised the chef would decide on the day of the class. The pros: the kitchen is great, you get to practice/or learn Spanish while cooking as the chef will instruct you in Spanish and his assistant... More

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new york
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012

I stayed at different hotel but I heard great comments about this cooking class, so I decided to take one day cooking class to learn about the Mexican cuisine. The class lasts about 4 hrs and it's totally worth every penny. I just wished that I took more classes. The chef was courteous and professional and Lisbet, the assistant, is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2011 via mobile

I don't like spicy food but still enjoyed it. Bring you own bell peppers from the market to substitute for their peppers. They could use a warmer to keep entrees warm til dessert and drink items are made.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2011

The chef and his assistent, Alonso and Lizbet, explained us everything about Mexican cooking. This was a wonderfull experience and added alot of value to our Mexican holiday. As we took several cooking classes we truly recommend this cooking class. They really take time to explain about the food and ingredients. Alonso is a great man with patience and Lizbet... More

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2011

We took a 5 day cooking course here and enjoyed every minute. Two women from Austrailia were our classmates and added a lot of fun to the experience. Lizbet, the interpreter couldn't do enough for us, and Antonio was always pleasant and happy to share his expertise. A hands on experience for participants. Staying at the colourful hotel where the... More

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Iowa City, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2010

Three of us: my sister, my daughter and I participated in the one-morning cooking school and found it such an enjoyable experience that we highly recommend it. Alonso was a pleasant and patient chef. All ingredients and techniques were clearly explained and we received much hands-on experience. Plus the food we made was truly delicious! This was a great learning... More

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Cayucos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2010

I was only able to take one cooking class while in Puebla and not only had a fantastic time, but also learned a lot and got to eat the delicious results of our cooking efforts. I highly recommend this cooking school, not only for what you will learn, but also for a very fun and entertaining experience. I hope to... More

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Brisbane
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2008

My husband and I just spent the best 6 days in Mexico 5 days where learning to cook by a wonderful chef named Alonso and his great helper, interpreter and able assistant Issis, We cooked from scratch all sauces and mole. Alonso was very patient and Issis helped with the tours and massages as well as clean up and help... More

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Mazatlan, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2008

I just took a quick, one day cooking class with my daughter at Mesón Sacristía Cooking Class and it was terrific. I am already planning a return for a more detailed class and to spend more time in Puebla. The Hotel did not have any available classes during my visit, but made a special one-day class for me and my... More

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