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The Little Mexican Cooking School

Avenida Rojo Gomez 768 | 3.5 blocks North of the Town Square, Puerto Morelos 77580, Mexico
+52 998 251 8060
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This internationally famous school offers day long entertaining, professional Mexican food experiences - a great fun day out. The school is located in the seaside village of Puerto Morelos where you can safely wander after lunch adding even more reason to visit! The charming Chef Cristobal Tamariz, leads hands on experiences in contemporary and traditional dishes such as tamales and tortillas from scratch, standards done in a new way like guacamole, how to make fish tacos, grilled fish Mayan style and much more dependent on each class with different menus from the various culinary regions of Mexico. Presentation tips included! Additionally students learn about the culture and history of Mexico's famous fusion cuisine as well as tastings, learning to make salsas and marinades and hands on tortilla making. Souvenir aprons and recipe booklets are part of the class as is a late lunch of the food prepared and Mexican fruit drinks included!!
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Avenida Rojo Gomez 768 | 3.5 blocks North of the Town Square, Puerto Morelos 77580, Mexico
+52 998 251 8060
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Something a little different to do in Mexico. My husband contacted them ahead of time and they accommodated my needs (pesco-vegetarian). Really good food and we used our new skills once back home. A small group of 4 was just right. A must try!

1  Thank Susan W
Reviewed 4 days ago

My boyfriend and me love to take cooking classes whenever and wherever we are travelling. We really enjoyed the day at "The Little Mexican Cooking School", learned some great hints and already tried all the recipes at home. Thanks a lot to everyone at "The...More

1  Thank Hackhofer C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Spent a lovely day in the kitchen , where we were both introduced to the Mexican kitchen , its flavours and spices and learned to cook a full 3 course meal that we were served at the end of the course. The price is reasonable...More

Thank Charlotte P
Reviewed 12 August 2017

My best cooking class experience. All the time hands on , a lot of technical advises - from knive sharpening to how to store avocadoes, perfect and easy to prepare recepies, nice place. The most important - Pablo - he was excellent. It comes from...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 7 August 2017

I attended a class last week and brought my mother in law with me at the last second. There were two others in the class so that we experienced only 4 of us students. The class started with a great history of the food of...More

Thank Michael D
catinmexico, Owner at The Little Mexican Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Good morning, we are really happy you enjoyed your day with us. We have lots of different menus for you to enjoy and we look forward to seeing you both again soon. Warm regards Catriona

Reviewed 2 August 2017

We've been two a few cooking schools, but in terms of detail and being a hands-on experience, I don't think many compare to The Little Mexican Cooking school. The class size was very manageable, and everyone basically had a hand in doing everything, and frankly,...More

Thank Dan T
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

We did a cooking class with the little Mexican cooking school...it was amazing! The venue was perfect, with all of the equipment and more that you would need to make delicious Mexican foods. The chef had incredible knowledge of the food and origins of Mexican...More

Thank tayce_face
Reviewed 5 June 2017

I consider myself quite skilled in the kitchen, whereas my boyfriend exceeds at grilled cheese and scrambled eggs and that's about it. I decided to finally (after my 3rd trip to PM) get to this place. It was seriously so much fun- I loved the...More

1  Thank Michelle M
catinmexico, Owner at The Little Mexican Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

We are very happy you enjoyed the class and learnt so much, even happier your husband has seen the light! See you next time. Thank you very much for coming.

Reviewed 3 May 2017

I was originally scheduled to take a cooking class elsewhere, but Liz was great in helping to accommodate me with such short notice. Chef Pablo offers great general cooking techniques in addition to teaching about Mexican cooking.More

1  Thank SoloTraveler44
catinmexico, Owner at The Little Mexican Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Thanks for taking the time to say how much you enjoyed class. We are developing menus from all over Mexico with authentic food and techniques for our chefs to showcase to you. TLMCS is the oldest school in the region offering interesting and educational classes...More

Reviewed 29 April 2017

A group of us recently traveled to Mexico to stay in my dad's timeshare which was great but I wanted to get out and experience the culture and food of the area. So while researching online I came across The Little Mexican Cooking School and...More

2  Thank jamrpnt
catinmexico, Owner at The Little Mexican Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

We are delighted you had a great time ( and what a fun photo). Your enthusiasm was great for everyone. See you next time warm regards Catriona

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14 November 2017|
Response from catinmexico | Property representative |
Hello GGTandy, The Little Mexican Cooking School is about 15mins by taxi from your resort. We keep our rates low and our quality the highest. A taxi from here to your hotel is 250p (about usd14) . There are plenty of taxis... More
31 May 2017|
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Response from catinmexico | Property representative |
Hello, Yes it is best to get pesos from an ATM machine here, remember to only use an ATM that has a bank name on it. There are other private ones that have low limits of withdrawals and high transaction fees. Note that using... More
4 February 2017|
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Response from catinmexico | Property representative |
Yes a 15 year old is fine and yes best to book in advance at this time of year, it's very busy Warm regards Catriona