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    In the beginning of class there is a brief introduction in Josefina's home and kitchen. Your recipe selections for the day are based on class size. Classes with 8 students will be cooking the famous Yucatecan dish Cochinita Pibil as the main course (for those that don't eat pork, substitutions can be made). However, classes tend to run small so you will have more flexibility in what you can cook for the day (limited to 8 students).
    Around the prep-table, you will peruse Josefina's personal recipe book (note: with purchase of this culinary experience the e-cookbook is included - enjoy over 60 personal recipes from Josefina's home kitchen!) or discuss as a group and decide what to cook as a main dish. Many side dishes will already be pre-selected including how to make handmade tortillas, salsas, guacamole, salads and more!
    Following the introduction, you will take a short walk to the local market to pick out some fresh ingredients which you will take back to the house. Not only is her class a fun food thing to do it is also very cultural. The remaining class time you will prepare your meal which you will enjoy at the end of class (although, don't worry, Josefina will have some beverages and snacks to get you through the class).
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    Reviewed March 24, 2019

    Josefina is an amazing woman and wonderful instructor. Shopping and cooking with her was truly an incredible exceptional experience. Just a short cab ride from the pier. Was sent instructions for he cab in Spanish but wasn't needed as both the cab driver to and...More

    Date of experience: January 2019
    Thank chonseylee
    Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

    We had a wonderful time attending Josephina’s cooking school! The trip to the mercado was colorful, authentic and the end product of our market experience was delicious. Josephina is bright and a joy to be around! This class is a fun and an interesting addition...More

    Thank 574debrag
    Reviewed January 30, 2019

    Eight of us on a women's trip/cruise booked this cooking class with Josephina and we had SUCH a fabulous time with her! It is a short cab ride from the port and we arrived a bit early. She directed us to the garden where we...More

    Date of experience: January 2019
    2  Thank stephaniecinFL
    Reviewed December 25, 2018

    I schedule a cooking class since I would be in Cozumel with my niece and her family and was looking for something that we could do that we be bonding experience as she has two children that I don't know really well. The class lasted...More

    Date of experience: December 2018
    Thank Bruce L
    Reviewed October 1, 2018

    Going into this class we had pretty high expectations. Authentic Mexican food is absolutely to die for so we knew it was going to be delicious, but we had no idea how informative and fun it would truly be! We show up to Josefina's beautiful...More

    Date of experience: September 2018
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    October 22, 2018|
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    Response from chonseylee | Reviewed this property |
    The class is actually through Cozumel chefs - they will send you instructions to Josefina's home in both English & Spanish. It's a short cab rid- I think we paid $10 to get there and $8 to come home. BTW bot cab drivers... More
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    John C
    October 3, 2018|
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    Response from chonseylee | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, we were on a Royal Caribbean sailing. I believe the class was from 11 am until about 3 pm.
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    May 9, 2018|
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    Response from edwardw26 | Reviewed this property |
    Josephina conducted both of the cooking classes we attended. She did have 2 ladies that helped prepare the food, cook, and clean-up, but they were supervised by Josephina. They essentially allowed Josephina to spend her time... More
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