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The Real Oaxacan Cooking Experience

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The Real Oaxacan Cooking Experience

257 reviews
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Duration
4.5 hours
Group size
Up to 6 people
Cuisine
Mexican
Hosted in
English
Cooking

The Real Oaxacan Cooking Experience

Cooking

The Real Oaxacan Cooking Experience

257 reviews
Paused until 30 April. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
4.5 hours
Group size
Up to 6 people
Cuisine
Mexican
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

In The Real Oaxacan Cooking Experience, after drink a nice coffee and introduce ourselves and the Oaxacan traditional cuisine to you, we will choose the menu for the day, then We will walk to the Xoxocotlan local market to select and buy the freshest ingredients for our fantastic Oaxacan feast. (Markets is 3 minutes walk) then, back at the kitchen, i will show you how to process masa to make fresh tortillas, quesadillas, tacos, tetelas and empanadas stuffed with fresh quesillo, squash blossoms, mushrooms and much more, also i will show you how to cook a spicy red sauce and mild green tomatillo soft sauce with ingredients picked from our organic farm to enjoy our appetizers on a nice set table. After enjoy snacks we will start to cook a real Oaxacan 3 course meal (soup, main, dessert) It could be; Mole Amarillo or Costillas en Salsa Verde (fried pork ribs on tomatillo sauce) or mole Encacahuatado (peanut mole) and much more. Choose your own mole adventure! We will go to the mill to process our mole & horchata water. You will also choose what dessert you want to make like; rice pudding, or fried plantain moletes with cream chesse or more options to choose from, Sip a nice mezcal and refresh yourself with a beer enjoying a real traditional oaxacan feast under the shade of the trees This workshop is completely hands-on, and one of the aims of this experience is to mak
  • Passionate cooks

    Learn traditional recipes and hear personal stories from local hosts.

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    Share a meal in unique spaces, from private farms to secret rooftops.

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Your hosts

Hola y Bienvenidos! I am Chef Miguel Alvarez from Oaxaca. I have more than 15 year of experience in the cooking industry and for some of them I have been cooking in Mexico, Central America, Europe & Canada in the professional way, most of the time learning and sharing knowledge but one of my passions are Oaxacan traditional cuisine with all its magic, I will love to invitite you to Come and learn the secrets of the real oaxacan food cooked on the original and traditional way, just like in the villages around and enjoy some empanadas, moles and much more dishes on my culinary farm, with a nice kitchen & patio surrounded by large palms, mango, guava and more frutal trees
Miguel
Miguel
Esteban Giovanni
Esteban Giovanni

What's included

Food
I will welcome you with a coffee or hot chocolate during our presentation, Then You will have quesadillas, empanadas, …
Drinks
Coffee or traditional hot chocolate to start the day, seasonal agua fresca with lunch, and we will also taste local mezcales…
Equipment
At the end of the cooking experience I will send you an e-book with all the recipes we cooked that day, plus many more…

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Where you'll be

My place is located 10-15 minutes away from oaxaca downtown in public transportation, Enjoy our spacious outdoor garden surrounded by large palms, organic fruit trees and our friendly farm dogs. Our neighborhood market is nice, small & clean Full of folklore and colors, we can find all what we need to create our amazing Oaxacan feast, also is full of nice local people happy to help to find our ingredients

Things to keep in mind

Dietary preferences

If requested, the host can accommodate the dietary needs listed. You must let the host know before the experience if you’d like your needs to be accommodated.

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests ages 18 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. It’s up to each guest to understand the ingredients being used and communicate any allergies or dietary restrictions to the host. Guests should also…

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

More tips

We are flexible to create different menus for you, depending on what you are interested in. we aim to show to our guests the magic of Oaxaca and Mexican food in the real traditional way, also we can accommodate food restrictions
Miguel
The Real Oaxacan Cooking Experience
257 reviews
From £34/person
257 reviews
From £34/person