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Address: Calle Adelita and Sra. de Remedios | Colonia La madera, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
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+52 755 116 7211
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Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
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The purpose of the cooking school “Patio Mexica” is: that people who visit...

The purpose of the cooking school “Patio Mexica” is: that people who visit our beautiful Zihuatanejo may have a small immersion in the culture, traditions, food and local people, guided by a Mexican and cooked in a traditional Mexican home as it is Patio Mexica cooking school.

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Fun For Foodies!

Monica's cooking class was one of the highlights of our trip to Zihua! My husband and I love to cook and eat, so we had a blast grinding nuts and chilies in the molajente, and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Brenda A
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Carnation, Washington
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Carnation, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Monica's cooking class was one of the highlights of our trip to Zihua! My husband and I love to cook and eat, so we had a blast grinding nuts and chilies in the molajente, and learning all about moles. The finished dish, Mole Poblano, was the best we've ever tasted. We can't wait to try it at home!

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Thank Brenda A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We learned how to prepare the poblano peppers and the history of the dish. It was all very hands on from roasting the peppers to stuffing and frying, and of course we got to sample all of our hard work. I left with a new appreciation for the food and a detailed history. I really enjoyed the authentic cooking methods... More 

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Mountain View, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016

Monica was great at responding to emails. She was sweet enough to pick up a birthday cake for my son, who had a birthday the day we took our class. We paid her for it when we paid for our class. That was so nice of her to go out of her way to do that for us. We loved... More 

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Sherwood, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

What a great time! My family and I learned to make red and green salsa, enchiladas, chilaquiles, and tortilla soup. All very delicious! Monica was fun, informative and willing to share a few of her grandmothers cooking secrets. I highly recommend this outing!

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Thank micheleroemer
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

This was definitely a fun experience! Made some new friends and ate some yummy tamales! I would go back again! thanks!

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

Highly recommend. If you enjoy cooking and want an adventure and new experience this is for you.. I enjoy cooking authentic Mexican food, with fresh local ingridients from the market..

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Thank JoReed7
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

Maria and her recipes are the best. I took three different classes with her while I was in town and have already made a number of the dishes when I got home. Authentic, delicious, and easy to learn. Don't miss this.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2016

This was an informative and enjoyable hands on class. I loved that we learned not only how to prepare the poblano peppers but the history of the dish.It was all very 'hands on' from roasting the peppers to stuffing and frying, and of course we got to eat. I left with a new appreciation for the food and a detailed... More 

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Penticton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 8, 2016

2nd time at Patio Mexica cooking School and I am surprised again how fun it is. You meet new people, laugh at Monica's fond memories of her Grandmother. We even have lunch on what we have prepared. Can't wait to get home and make Chilaquiles for my family. What I love the most is the authentic methods learned. Thank you... More 

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Kent, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 7, 2016

This is our 2nd year taking Monica's class. Last year we learned chiles rellenos and I have made the chiles en nogada twice at home. This year we learned chilaquiles and tortilla soup. I will definitely be making these at home for our friends. The class is hands on and the best part is you get to eat what is... More 

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