Our tour with Alex was superb. First he took us to a wonderful market and showed us many local specialties. We got a hands-on feeling for the food culture of Mexico City. The venders were friendly and generous with samples. Then, ingredients in hand, we...More
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Mexican Cooking Lesson in a Local Home
Enjoy a traditional Mexican meal with a local couple who is passionate about entertaining new friends. Make yourself at home as you sip on a welcome drink, then help prepare a handful of Mexican dishes such as picadillo tostadas, enmoladas, flautas, or tacos. When prep time is over, sit down to a lovely meal with your hosts and learn more about the local culture.
$72.00 per adult
Private Market Tour and Authentic Mexican Cooking Class with a Local in Coyoacan
Epicureans will love this tour that takes you into a traditional neighborhood market as well as a local’s home kitchen. Meet your guide, Alma, at the market to select ingredients for the day's cooking class. Back in her nearby kitchen, learn to prepare several dishes such as chilaquiles, corn quesadillas with fillings, and squash flowers. After the cooking portion, sit down to enjoy the meal with your host.
$84.00 per adult
Deepen your love of Mexican cuisine with this market tour and cooking lesson. Join your hosts, Alex and Ale, at the San Juan Market. Check out classic ingredients like dried chiles and rare finds like wild boar. Head to your hosts’ home kitchen to prepare one or two delicious dishes, like chicken wrapped in corn tortillas and covered in mole. Enjoy conversation with your hosts over a delightful home-cooked meal.
Learn to make authentic Mexican dishes in the kitchen of a local host, then enjoy the homemade meal you’ve helped to prepare. Lucía, an expert in Mexican gastronomic traditions, uses fresh, local ingredients to teach techniques and recipes based around a seasonal menu. Learn how to prepare some of the country’s most revered dishes—like pre-Columbian mole sauces and chiles en nogada, Mexico’s national dish—during this private, hands-on experience.
Take a few hours to learn the ins and outs of traditional Mexican cuisine—an experience often missed by visitors to Mexico City. The tour begins at a local market, where your guide navigates the crowds and shouting vendors for you. After learning about seasonal ingredients, follow your guide back to their home for an intimate cooking lesson and round out the day with a freshly-prepared meal.
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