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Casa de Colores School of Traditional Mexican Cooking

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Another Awesome day wtih Donna

This was our second time visiting Donna's house, and this time we opted for a private lesson. We... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Justin C
A wonderful time

We spent four happy hours with Donna today. She is friendly, knowledgeable, fun and her location is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second time visiting Donna's house, and this time we opted for a private lesson. We decided to tackle the granddaddy of them all the Mole Negro! We followed Donna to the house where we met her friend Miguel and immediately made our...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent four happy hours with Donna today. She is friendly, knowledgeable, fun and her location is fabulous. Donna is an American by birth who has studied traditional cooking since her teens. We made fresh red salsa, tortilla soup, cactus salad and potato cakes -...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have been cooking with Donna for about 8 years . Her classes are amazing and very informative !! We made enchiladas in this class and it did not disappoint . We made everything including the tortillas !! If you get the chance to cook...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 9, 2018

Over the last 3 years, we booked three private classes and one public class and have never been disappointed. Donna combines the history behind different dishes with hands-on cooking! She explains and demonstrates each step in a recipe - and then turns the cooking over...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 13, 2018

We were a group of three couples that booked a private cooking class. Donna met us at a parking lot in Cabo, and had us follow her to her home, which was three blocks down a dirt road. The cooking school is located on the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Betsy R
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

I’ve tried calling and emailing along with searching the website for how to schedule a class. Nothing worked. Can someone help me?

Date of experience: September 2018
13  Thank Carla R
Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

This the third class we’ve taken with Donna of Casa de Colores. We always have a wonderful time and learn so much about Mexican cooking. We really enjoy taking classes from Donna. She is so professional. Our group of 4 take a private class instead...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Jil H
Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

My friend and I had a wonderful day with Donna. We learned a lot about Mexican Cuisine and ingredients. Our class was Chillies Rellenos and we made 2 styles completely different, ones with cheese and one with a delicious meat and nut filling. We also...More

Date of experience: April 2018
3  Thank Lynette S
Reviewed March 24, 2018

None of the "students" were ever asked to wash their hands. Nasty! Food was dropped on the floor and thrown directly into a blender to make salsa. All of the students used and re-used the same spoon in a community bowl of salsa...double-dipped! We were...More

Date of experience: March 2018
5  Thank Meusrey17
Reviewed March 8, 2018

Today I did the savory and desert tamale cooking class. Great experience cooking and learning the fine points to make both horizontal and semi-vertical tamales along with an amazing dark chile salsa! I had no idea whet a dood tamale tastes like until attended this...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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790sherip
January 19, 2019|
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Response from Betsy R | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I don't actually teach the class. I just went to the class. I'm sure they could accommodate your requests. Check the schedule of classes. They teach something different each day. If you have a private class, you can... More
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bonniel144
August 3, 2018|
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Response from jamestR8091AT | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Donna can adjust her program to meet your deadlines. We usually start our class around 10 am and finish around 3 pm. Just let her know.
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Vips5280
March 15, 2018|
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Response from Larry M | Reviewed this property |
James T's answer below is accurate. Directions would almost be impossible. She will meet you at the Autozone plaza and take you to her beautiful house.
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