Mexican Cooking from Scratch and Mezcal Tasting in a Local Home in Tulum
Fresh ingredients, everything from scratch, flavors of our traditional Mexico; in a beautiful Mexican-style house, surrounded by gardens, everything is set and carefully hand-picked for you to enjoy and live an authentic cultural and gastronomical immersion to the deepest traditions and roots of our ancient Mexican cuisine. Our gastro-cultural experience starts off with a brief introduction to the essential flavors and ingredients of Mexican cuisine, follow by a mezcal tasting, where we will learn, superficially, about its main characteristics and the right way to taste it.
Then, in an ambiance full of joy, music and laughter, we will prepare a full menu with sides, salsa and fruit water "agua fresca"
The preparation of tortillas and quesadillas is from scratch, as well as quesadillas, for which we always use artisanal cheese.
By the end of the class, we sit down in one table to share the food we just prepared and the experience itself! Mi casa es tu casa, you are always welcome!
Ancient mexican cooking techniques and flavors, fresh ingredients, tortillas from scratch... everything is ready for you to enjoy a cultural immersion in Mexican food, culture, and traditions, all this in a beautiful Mexican house, nestled among the always green and beautiful Yucatan jungle...
Our Culinary experience starts with a brief introduction and examples of México's essential ingredients and flavors, most representative food, how to classify and bu dry chiles, and all about tortilla process; also we´ll learn some facts about mezcal and of course,will do a mezcal tasting!
Then, we´ll go through the whole process, from scratch, to prepare and cook an authentic and traditional Mexican meal, including the star of Mexican food: tortillas from scratch!
Many of the dishes you will learn and cook come from my own family recipes. As a Mexican native, I inherited my Mexican cuisine from my previous generations, and my passion too!
Cooking class completed, we´ll sit down to enjoy the fruits of our labor, along with a "jarrito de agua fresca " or beer, or wine, or both!Sample Menu
• Guacamole - Prepared , with tomatillo, chile serrano, cilantro, avocado and garlic, happy to share with you my abuela secret to keep it fresh and green.
• Tacos al Pastor - Thin pork loin strips, marinated with 3 chiles, specias, achiote, orange and pinnaple fresh juice; served with grill pinneaple, cilantro and salsa.
• Three milk and creme cheese jelly. - Light and easy dessert, perfect for hot days.
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Service animals allowed"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Transportation is wheelchair accessible"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Face masks provided for travelers"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival"
"Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms"
"Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons"
"Wellness Checks - Employees receive daily wellness checks to ensure they are healthy and symptom-free.
IMSS Certification – We are certified by the Mexican Social Security Institute IMSS on the health & safety procedures for Covid-19."
Duration: 3 Hours
Calle 12 Sur 24, La Veleta, Tulum, Q.R., Mexico
Cancellations and refunds:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.