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Excellent Nutrition Workshop

I spent 2 days learning amazing recipes and A LOT about nutrition with Alicia and the rest of the... read more

Reviewed December 6, 2018
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Most exciting cooking experience in San Miguel de Allende

I did't know that Mexican food can be easily made, chief George did not spare any efforts to show... read more

Reviewed November 26, 2018
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Pura Vida Kitchen is a natural foods culinary school that offers cooking classes on Mexican, Global & Healthy recipes. Founder and head chef, Alicia Wilson Rivero, has a simple culinary philosophy: to make cooking simple and enjoyable and easy to...more
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Reviewed December 6, 2018 via mobile

I spent 2 days learning amazing recipes and A LOT about nutrition with Alicia and the rest of the class. It was a very relaxed setting with heaps of interesting information and plenty to eat and drink once we had finished cooking. Alicia knee her...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank BrittAllen
Alicia W, Owner at Pura Vida Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded December 8, 2018

Britt! What great feedback! Glad to have you just for the few days. I do online cooking classes if you every want more! saludos! Alicia

Reviewed November 26, 2018

I did't know that Mexican food can be easily made, chief George did not spare any efforts to show us techniques of how to make popular Mexican dishes.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 26, 2018

My mom and I took a 5-day cooking workshop with Alicia. She is so much fun and very knowledgeable about both nutrition and cooking. I left feeling inspired to get back in the kitchen. Even if you can't take a class, check out her restaurant!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

Located in Marcado Sano top floor PuraVida offers daily updated menu - we have been here three times now and every time we’re amazed. Everything is Vegetarian Vegan except for the Sauerkraut beef sandwich. Gazpacho soup umm.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

My husband, and parents and I signed up for Alicia’s class while on a trip for a week in SMA and this was one of our most memorable experiences. The setting is magical and Alicia has such a wonderful personality, you feel like you are...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Mercado S, Owner at Pura Vida Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2018

You are too sweet! Thanks for the rave review! You class was memorable and I'm glad we got to make beef mole, as well! Great addition thanks to your request. See you soon - and that I don't doubt! Alicia

Reviewed July 17, 2018

Alicia has a unique gift for sharing her vast knowledge of food,farming, preparation and plating. I would highly recommend visiting Pura Vida (housed in Mercado Sano) to attend a class. Alicia's approach to the menu is not only palette pleasing but one that embraces the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Alicia W, Owner at Pura Vida Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded July 18, 2018

I, too, enjoyed wonderful one on one class on Global - mixed! - cuisines! Look forward to seeing you in the winter

Reviewed July 13, 2018

I stopped by for a light vegetarian lunch. I'm not a vegetarian, but sometimes I want a vegetable packed meal, not always an easy find here in Mexico, where I live. Pura Vida's selections hit the spot. I had a platter of well prepared, well-seasoned...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Alicia W, Owner at Pura Vida Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded July 14, 2018

Thanks, Amy! So sweet of you to let us know what you think! Our tagline is 'food for earthlings', so we're set up to be able to feed everyone's dietary needs from veganos to carnivores. Hope to see you there, soon! Saludos

Reviewed March 8, 2018

We had a great cooking class with Alicia during our recent visit to SMA. She adjusted the world cuisine class to be vegan, and it was great. She demonstrated how to make mushroom ceviche, lentil nut pate, and chickpea falafels. We helped cut up many...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Alicia W, Owner at Pura Vida Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded March 10, 2018

Gracias, D! Wonderful to work with you and your mother on tasty vegan treats. Hope to work with you again next year! Saludos!

Reviewed February 21, 2018

Our cooking adventure with Alicia at Pura Vida Kitchen in San Miguel de Allende was deliciously fun! First Alicia gave us a tour through the building which houses other businesses with unique wares including super fresh produce. Class participants were just the 4 of us...More

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Date of experience: February 2018
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Alicia W, Owner at Pura Vida Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded February 23, 2018

Gracias!! What a sweet review and memorable class - I love working with groups of friends. It's makes for such a richer class. Look forward to working with you and all, again! saludos!

Reviewed February 3, 2018

Alicia was a great host and instructor. We were a group of six old friends, including two vegetarians, which was no problem for Alicia. We prepared delicious chile rellano with oyster mushrooms and a glorious mole! we learned about Mexican cheeses and fruits, and, of...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Alicia W, Owner at Pura Vida Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded February 4, 2018

David, thanks for sweet review. Great to work with you all!

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