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Marilau, Mexican Ancestry Cooking School

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Amazing teacher, wealth of knowledge

Many years ago, I lived in southern Mexico and loved it. However, there were dishes that I did not... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
adec644
An Excellent Experience

My wife and I took the "mole cooking class" from Marilau. It was fun and informative -- and the... read more

Reviewed July 18, 2019
Thomas L
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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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Calle de La Luz # 12 | Colonia San Antonio, San Miguel de Allende 37745, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Many years ago, I lived in southern Mexico and loved it. However, there were dishes that I did not learn to cook as they seemed, at that time, too difficult/ time consuming to make at home. Besides I could readily buy them. In July, I...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Excursion61952620429, Propietario at Marilau, Mexican Ancestry Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your kind words, I also enjoy a lot to teach you!!!!! Regresa pronto !!!!

Reviewed July 18, 2019

My wife and I took the "mole cooking class" from Marilau. It was fun and informative -- and the best part was eating the results of our efforts! We learned the background of the dish and its links to Mexican history. Marilau is a great...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Maria Laura R, Propietario at Marilau, Mexican Ancestry Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded July 22, 2019

Thank you for your kind words.

Reviewed May 26, 2019

It was such an eye opening experience to learn about traditional Mexican cooking - which does not remotely resemble the Tex Mex that we get in most places in the US. It was also interesting to see the traditional clay cookware that she uses. I...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Maria Laura R, Propietario at Marilau, Mexican Ancestry Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded May 27, 2019

Thank you for your kind words

Reviewed May 16, 2019 via mobile

We recently bought a home in San Antonio and are huge foodies but haven’t done a lot of Mexican cooking so we were excited to meet Marilau based on her amazing reviews and reputation with local foodies we know who have taken her classes. She...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Maria Laura R, Propietario at Marilau, Mexican Ancestry Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded May 18, 2019

Thank you very much for your kind words, It was a pleasure to have you as my students, I realy enjoy your company a lot

Reviewed May 16, 2019

I just finished a fun and informative and cooking experience with Marilau and a lovely small group who were a delight to co-create an authentic Mexican meal with. I especially appreciated the explanations and hands-on traditional preparation. Great bonus at end was a delicious lunch....More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Maria Laura R, Propietario at Marilau, Mexican Ancestry Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded May 18, 2019

Thank you for your kind words.

Reviewed April 27, 2019

We took a family trip to San Miguel de Allende to celebrate my wife's special birthday. Being an accomplished cook and devoted foodie, one of her requests was to take a cooking class in San Miguel. A friend recommended Marilau's class and all seven of...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 1, 2019 via mobile

Marilau is an excellent teacher and chef. Her careful instructions helped the whole class make tamales and nopale salad. Lots of hands on participation, and of course, enthusiastic eating!

Date of experience: February 2019
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Maria Laura R, Propietario at Marilau, Mexican Ancestry Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded March 4, 2019

Thank you for your kind words.

Reviewed February 23, 2019

My sister and I took an evening class with Marilau. She is a very talented cook and very patient teacher. We thoroughly enjoyed the experience and had a perfect menu that she helped me pick. We came away with new skills and a new appreciation...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 22, 2019

Wonderful intimate cooking class. Clear repeatable recipes of traditional home cooking. Marilau is an experienced, fun great lady generous in her help. Delicious.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Maria Laura R, Propietario at Marilau, Mexican Ancestry Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded February 23, 2019

Thank you for your kind words!!!!

Reviewed January 26, 2019 via mobile

We all had the best time in our cooking classes. We got so much information and hands on experience. Loved the classes and met so many nice woman. Can’t wait to come back!

Date of experience: January 2019
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Maria Laura R, Propietario at Marilau, Mexican Ancestry Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded January 28, 2019

Thank you for your kind words!

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