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We took the Mayan cooking class with our 2 kids, ages 6 and 8. It’s a great way to learn about Mayan culture. The space and gardens were beautiful and shady. Food and chocolate were fantastic! Recommended.
This was recommended to us by our resort. From the moment we arrived Yesenia and her wonderful assistant (husband Alden) made us feel welcome. She immediately immersed us in medicinal properties of many plants used by the Mayans and Belizean people still today. As other...More
We had an absolutely fantastic time with Yesenia. The outdoor kitchen and surrounding gardens are beautiful with gorgeous views of the river and fun wildlife. We ground our own corn, cut our own plantain leaves for tamales, chopped our own regional veggies for the stew,...More
My 2 friends and I from New Jersey spent a marvelous morning with Yesenia and Alden in their Mayan kitchen (built from the ground up by Alden) learning about medicinal plants used by the Mayans and trying our hands at making some delicious authentic and...More
My husband and I spent the morning here making a ton of some of the best food we have ever eaten! The hosts were wonderful and we can't say enough about what a terrific experience this was! Would highly recommend everyone do this!
Our family of 5 spent the afternoon with Yesenia and her family at her Eden Valley Mayan Kitchen. This is a special experience and we are so glad that we found it! Our kids (ages 15, 14 and 12) loved it. The outdoor kitchen and...More
Our family did the cooking class with Yesenia and her family. This is a GREAT experience. We started with a tour of the beautiful grounds and Belize history. We had the opportunity to ask questions and learn the rich history of the Maya culture. Plenty...More
My sister and I loved our visit. Aldon and his wife went out of their way to make our experience amazing. We spent 3 hours there and it was supposed to only last 1 hour (chocolate tour). They also offer a 3.5 hour tamale making...More
My partner and I had the most amazing time during our afternoon cooking class! Yesenia and Alden are incredibly warm, friendly, and just absolutely lovely people. Yesenia was so knowledgable about Maya cooking and we loved every minute of our experience with her and her...More
We stopped by the Mayan Kitchen on Cristo Rey Rd without reservations. Our family of four, my husband and I, and our two boys (12 &14) really enjoyed our time with Yesenia and learning the Mayan way of cocoa. It was one of the highlights...More