What you'll do
Learn to cook vegan Mexican authentic dishes, including our signature vegan Taco al Pastor, that you can replicate back home. Enjoy a hands-on cooking class and meal in an intimate cooking studio. We will start the experience with a welcome refreshing “Agua Fresca” (Guava, mint and lemon), coffee from selected Mexican coffee beans or our special infusion, while you prepare for the experience and learn about the history of Mexican cuisine. Then we will provide detailed explanations of recipes and ingredients to be ready for a hands-on cooking experience. 1st course - Tortilla soup 2nd course - Mextlapiques (tamal without masa) filled with vegetables and topped with an spearmint sauce 3rd course - Vegan Taco al Pastor with mango and chile manzano sauce and hand-made tortillas 4th course - Avocado and coconut milk mousse Afterwards, enjoy the lunch you've prepared with a pairing of agua fresca and artisanal mezcal from Oaxaca. *Morning class includes a market tour to Mercado Medellin (walking distance). Duration Cooking Class & Tasting + Market Tour (4.5 hrs)* *Afternoon class includes only Cooking Class & Tasting. Duration (3.5 hrs)*
Lorena, Krystel and I run Aura Cocina Mexicana (@auramexcooking), a family business where we’ve hosted international culinary enthusiasts and former chefs since 2009. We’ve also received the Traveler and Hospitality Award and the Global Quality Award. I’m a Mexican chef who also studied as a sommelier, and am passionate about Mexican history, art, and gastronomy. I host a weekly TV cooking show and am the Brand Ambassador for a global kitchen company. After several years in the hospitality industry, Lorena now teaches cooking, as well as Krystel who managed a bakery business. We get inspired by the beauty of Mexico, its history, traditions, people, markets, ingredients, aromas, colors, and flavors. We’d love to welcome you to our cooking studio at Colonia Roma and create a unique experience filled with #momentosaura. Mi Casa es tu Casa!
1st course: Tortilla Soup; 2nd course: Mextlapiques (Tamal without masa, made with vegetables and spearmint sauce); 3rd…
"Agua Fresca" fruit-based water beverage Artisanal mezcal from Oaxaca
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Where you'll be
All classes are held in an gorgeous Mexican contemporary designed cooking studio that provides an intimate environment with a friendly staff where you can gain confidence and have fun; located in the eclectic Roma neighborhood. Medellín Market is one of the main markets of Roma Norte that is full of colors and flavors. We will explain market’s history and offering while touring some of their main halls and have a tasting from selected stands.
Things to keep in mind
For a full refund, cancel at least 7 days before the experience is scheduled to start or within 24 hours of purchase.
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Up to 7 guests aged 12 and up can attend.
This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.
*Please let me know if you need a different class date
Four-course vegan Mexican hands-on