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Marilau, Mexican Ancestry Cooking School

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Excellent instruction and interesting details

Marilau taught us how to make menu #2, and included interesting bits of history and helpful... read more

Reviewed August 10, 2018
Stephanie C
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Great instructor and cooking lesson

Had a great morning cooking with Marilau. She truly is passionate about her culture and cooking... read more

Reviewed July 29, 2018
Denise G
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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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 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

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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

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

Thank you for your kind words.

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

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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!

Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

This was a wonderful experience that taught me a lot Mexican Cooking. Marilau is serious and passionate about cooking and is great at teaching the skills and techniques of Mexican Cuisine that are unfortunately being lost. Forget about what you think Mexican Food is, that...More

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Maria Laura R, Propietario at Marilau, Mexican Ancestry Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded June 16, 2018

Thank you for your kind words.!

Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our day cooking with Marilau. Being that our group was from Texas, we felt we might have known something about Mexican cooking. That was not the case, we were taught when to use different types of chili's and salsas in our cooking....More

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Maria Laura R, Propietario at Marilau, Mexican Ancestry Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded May 27, 2018

Thank you for ypour kind words.

Reviewed May 19, 2018

Marilau’s cooking class was great. She is a beautiful woman with so much to share. My friend and I selected our menu prior to attending and when we arrived Marilau had all the prep work done so we were ready to go. Her kitchen is...More

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Maria Laura R, Propietario at Marilau, Mexican Ancestry Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded May 20, 2018

Thakn you for your kind words!

Reviewed March 15, 2018

Two friends and I spent a few hours with Marilau making a wonderful lunch. We had such fun learning from her and it was great to get her family recipes. marilau is very patient as she instructed us on what to do. We especially liked...More

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Maria Laura R, Propietario at Marilau, Mexican Ancestry Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded March 18, 2018

Thank you for your kind words.!

Reviewed March 4, 2018

Seven friends vacationing in San Miguel took Maria's Mexican Ancestry Cooking class. She provided us with a menu ahead of time so we could choose the dishes we wanted to prepare. That was the hard part because all the dishes sounded tasty! We met in...More

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Maria Laura R, Propietario at Marilau, Mexican Ancestry Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2018

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Reviewed March 1, 2018 via mobile

My friend and I spent an interesting few hours learning traditional Mexican cooking techniques from Marilau. We made a delicious meal of cream of lentil soup, a zucchini side dish, and a great chicken dish with a peanut and sesame seed sauce. She uses traditional...More

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Reviewed January 25, 2018

My 2 travel companions and I thoroughly enjoyed this class. First, we observed her technique and then we prepared the dishes. We even learned how to make homemade tortillas -- a bonus. Marilou was low-key and gave us excellent instructions and tips on making authentic...More

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