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From $125 usd/pp
Traditional Mexican Cooking School
  • Impact Experience
  • Foodie
6 Hours in total
Offered in English, Spanish & French
Lunch Included

Try Mexican flavors in this authentic culinary destination in Riviera Maya, a hidden jewell in the Caribbean Jungle. We have everything for culinary lovers! Our Mission is sharing Mexico’s richness through gastronomy. We offer culinary experiences, workshops, cooking classes with feasts, culinary journeys all of them with the unique flavors and warmness of Mexico. Food, Tequila, Music and Tradition in a beautiful authentic setting in the jungle. Arrive to a traditional Mexican breakfast with coffee and pastries, followed by a visit to a fully sustainable and eco – friendly, organic garden where you will learn about the produce and sustainable growing. You will then have a hands on cooking experience with 7 recipes with a break for Mayan salsas and snacks. End your day with the very feast you prepared, making hand made tortillas and a tequila tasting while you really appreciate Mexican culture and your jungle surroundings. You will get to take home your apron made from recycled materials and recipe book as a souvenir. “We are committed to our amazing country one small step at a time. Mexico’s richness can be experienced everywhere, its challenges may sometimes get lost in remote places we believe that working together with Mayan communities will bring that richness to the surface and help them solve some of their challenges.”

Chef & Founder Alejandra Kauachi is proudly Mexican, a passionate chef and dedicated to share the traditions and flavors of her ancestors. Ale (as her Friends call her) grew up in a family of Mexican and Lebanese cooks, growing up amongst many different spices and amazing aromas, when she had to choose a profession, culinary arts appeared as a natural choice. Professional chef, natural host , bon vivant and totally bohemian… decided to share in a Cooking school family stories, songs and recipes.

Tomas Medina was born and raised in Mexico City, Tomas holds a degree from the Ambrosia Culinary Center, one of the country´s most respected culinary schools. It was there that he met the renowned chef, Federico Lopez, who became his friend and mentor. Subsequently, he worked in Spain and France, joining the ranks of prestigious chefs such as Juan Mari Arzak and Pedro Subijana. 

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What's included
  • All food and drinks (water, aqua frescas, soft drinks and beer)
  • All necessary equipment for the activities
  • Authentic lunch
  • Instruction
  • Professional Chef
  • Take home apron
What to bring
  • Biodegradable insect repellent
  • Camera
  • Cash for additional purchases, tips and souvenirs
  • Comfortable clothes & footwear
Options for this experience
***Round trip transportation is an additional $35USD per person, days and classes are flexible for private groups***
  • Monday Cooking Class - Yucatan Delights from $125 usd/pp
  • Tuesday Cooking Class - Mexico's Best Selection from $125 usd/pp
  • Wednesday Cooking Class - From The Coast from $125 usd/pp
  • Thursday Cooking Class - Mexico Delights from $125 usd/pp
  • Friday Cooking Class - Mexican Antojitos from $125 usd/pp
Yucatan Delights
  • Sopa de Lima (Lemon soup)
  • Arroz con Chaya (White Rice)
  • Cochinita Pibil (Pulled pork in pibil sauce)
  • Frijoles Colados (Black beans)
  • Cebolla Morada con Habanero (Red onion with habanero pepper)
  • Pan de elote (Corn bread)
  • Handmade Tortillas
Mexico's Best Selection
  • Ensalada de Nopalitos (Cactus Salad)
  • Carnitas (Pork Confit)
  • Frijoles Refritos (Refried Beans)
  • Chiles Rellenos (Stuffed Poblano Peppers)
  • Tamales Dulces (Sweet Tamales)
  • Salsa Verde (Green Salsa)
  • Handmade Tortillas
From The Coast
  • Caldo de Camarón (Shrimp Broth)
  • Ceviche de Mariscos (Seafood Ceviche)
  • Frijoles de la Olla (Veracruz Style Beans)
  • Arroz Verde a la Veracruzana ( Veracruz Style Green Rice)
  • Filete de Pescado a la Veracruzana ( Veracruz Style Fish)
  • Flan de Coco (Coconut Flan)
Mexico Delights
  • Pozole Rojo (Hominy and Pork potage)
  • Salpicon de Res (Beef Salad)
  • Sopecitos (Traditional Sopes)
  • Tamales Verdes (Green Sauce Tamales)
  • Arroz con Leche (Rice Pudding)
Mexican Antojitos
  • Tamales Verdes (Green Sauce Tamales)
  • Quesadillas de Champiñones y Papa con Chorizo (Quesadillas with Mushrooms, Potato, and Chorizo)
  • Tinga (Chicken Tinga)
  • Frijoles Charros (Charro Beans)
  • Flan Napolitano
  • Handmade Tortillas

Location

Puerto Morelos
Conveniently located just 25 minutes from both, Cancun and Playa del Carmen. Just across from Puerto Morelos beautiful town in the new ecological corridor, La Ruta de los Cenotes

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