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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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Authentic Mexican Cooking Class in Puerto Morelos
Cooking Classes
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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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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Avenida Rojo Gomez 768 | 3.5 blocks North of the Town Square, Puerto Morelos 77580, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My mother and I took a short trip to Puerto Morelos and I was interested in taking a cooking class. Someone let me know about The Little Mexican Cooking School in Puerto Morelos, so we booked a class for the following day. It was a...More

Thank Laura E
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriends and I truly enjoyed our day learning a bit of history and how to cook authentic Mexican cuisine from the fabulous Cristobal. Great food, lovely atmosphere and lots of cooking tips. Well worth it.

Thank Colleen O
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The welcome at the Little Mexican Cooking School was excellent! Catriona, the owner of the school and boutique hotel, was warm and welcoming. While helping my husband prepare for his class, I was asked what I was going to do while he was having a...More

Thank Joanne W
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catinmexico, Owner at The Little Mexican Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are all very happy that you had a great day with us and look forward to seeing you in May Warm regards Catriona

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was apprehensive at first as I do not like spicy food and wasn't sure if I would enjoy the experience. I have been converted! Chief Chris showed us a wonderful world of flavor in a variety of different peppers and how to control the...More

Thank susangin
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I went and had an informed, fun and surprising cooking lesson!(I learned not all Mexican food is hot) The husband's came at the end to try the dishes we all enjoyed the day! Thanks Chef Cristobel, your passion for your heritage and...More

Thank Patti S
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Reviewed 13 January 2018

We just finished taking a cooking class with Chef Tamariz. It was everything a good cooking class should be. We have taken many in our travels. The Chef was a born teacher and thought so much about Mexican food, cooking and Mexican history. Can't wait...More

Thank Alma M
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Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Very interesting and tasty cooking class. Talented chef and amazing dishes. Would definitely recommend!

Thank on-a-friday
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catinmexico, Owner at The Little Mexican Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

We are very happy you enjoyed class! We look forward to seeing you again, thank you Catriona

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Reviewed 10 January 2018

My wife and daughter loved their class with Chef Cristobal. There was only one other participant so it was perfect for interacting with the Chef and each other. They learned many interesting things about the diversity and history of the country and it's culinary traditions....More

Thank NorbertD99
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catinmexico, Owner at The Little Mexican Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

We are very glad you enjoyed the class! We look forward to seeing you again Warm regards Catriona

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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

A small class meant everyone got plenty of attention from the fabulous Chef Cristobal. We learned how to make easily varied base dishes, then prepared specific variation, which led to me feeling like I could cook a much wider selection of dishes than one would...More

Thank Aaron E
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catinmexico, Owner at The Little Mexican Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2018

Yes it’s surprising how much is involved In the clas isn’t it? We are very glad you enjoyed the class and look forward to you welcoming again , warm regards Catriona

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Reviewed 5 January 2018

Take a day off from the beach while you're visiting Puerto Morelos & go to the Little Mexican Cooking School! We had such a great experience here that I've been telling everyone I know about it since we've been home. Chef Cristobal made it an...More

Thank Amy T
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catinmexico, Owner at The Little Mexican Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

We are really glad you had a good time, we do our best! Would have loved to see in your kitchen, what fun. Warm regards Catriona

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KellyDenver
10 February 2018|
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Morning, Its about 15mins by road to the south of you in the town of PUerto Morelos, there is a map on our website and you can fid us on Google too! see you soon, best Cat
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ggtandy
13 November 2017|
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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
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31 May 2017|
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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
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