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Marilau, Mexican Ancestry Cooking School

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A Mexican 'Learn and Lunch'!

We spent a lovely and instructive morning with Marilau over the New Year's holiday. We made Sopa... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
lolabelle65
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Toronto, Canada
Simply the best !

This is our second year in a row to San Miguel de Allende and we just had to return to Marilau’s... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David F
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Boston,Mass
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Hola y muy bienvenidos! As in all cultures, those born and raised in the society are the best source of knowledge about traditions. As a Mexican native, I inherited my Mexican cuisine knowledge from my previous generations. And my passion too! From...more
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We spent a lovely and instructive morning with Marilau over the New Year's holiday. We made Sopa Calda, Ensalada de Nopales and Albondigas con Rajas (meatballs w peppers). Of course, the best part is that we got to eat it all for lunch. If you're...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Maria Laura R, Propietario at Marilau, Mexican Ancestry Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you very much for your kind words!

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our second year in a row to San Miguel de Allende and we just had to return to Marilau’s cooking school . Our friends heard so much about it we had to share it with them . Marilau is a gem of a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Maria Laura R, Propietario at Marilau, Mexican Ancestry Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hola David and Tom! It is alwais a pleasure to teach you at my cooking school. And the group this year was fantastic! My chocolates are to die for!!!! my mouth melts every time I try one. Thank you very much for coming each year...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Marilau is the real deal! She is a native who learned to cook from her mother. If you want to learn how to create a 3 course authentic Mexican meal then sign up with her. I am a seasoned cook who learned so many new...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Suzy T
Maria Laura R, Propietario at Marilau, Mexican Ancestry Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind words! I also enjoy the class with you

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was exactly what I was hoping for. Although no one I was traveling with wanted to join me, I was able to join another small group for a perfect day. Marilau is a friendly, helpful, fun, interesting and engaging teacher. The space is small...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Maria Laura R, Propietario at Marilau, Mexican Ancestry Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind words.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Based on reviews we selected Marilau and we were not disappointed. It was an easy 15 minute walk from our hotel in the central area and Marilau was ready and waiting to greet us when we arrived. She had the recipes that we selected all...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 28, 2018

What a memorable experience my 15-year old daughter and I had in a cooking class with Maria Laura Ricaud in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. It was a joy spending time in Maria's kitchen since she is so personable and knowledgeable about the art and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Maria Laura R, Propietario at Marilau, Mexican Ancestry Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded November 29, 2018

Thank you very much for your kind words, I enjoy a lot to have you at my cooking school. !!!!!!

Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

I’ve been cooking for over 45 years and never knew we could use fresh ingredients as I was raised using canned tomato sauce, garlic powder and onion powder. Marilau taught me so much today and was so gracious with my 25 year old son who...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Maria Laura R, Propietario at Marilau, Mexican Ancestry Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2018

Thank you for your kind words. It was my pleashure to teach your son, he has the gift to cook!!!!!!

Reviewed August 10, 2018

Marilau taught us how to make menu #2, and included interesting bits of history and helpful instruction on making Mexican food in general (never salt your beans while cooking them, etc). She is personable, knowledgeable and engages everyone in class. I will definitely take more...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Maria Laura R, Propietario at Marilau, Mexican Ancestry Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2018

Thank you for your kind words

Reviewed July 29, 2018

Had a great morning cooking with Marilau. She truly is passionate about her culture and cooking. Each step was easy to follow and then end products were wonderful. I joined a group of three other ladies in making a three course meal that I cant...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Maria Laura R, Propietario at Marilau, Mexican Ancestry Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2018

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Reviewed July 20, 2018

This was a great hands-on learning experience! We made our own lunch of Tarasca black bean soup, heavenly cilantro rice and chicken in pumpkin seed sauce (Pollo en Pipian Verde). Had no idea of the complexity of seasonings and ingredients involved in making these authentic...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Maria Laura R, Propietario at Marilau, Mexican Ancestry Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded July 21, 2018

Thank you very much for your kind words!

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