What you'll do
Immerse yourself in Mexico's extraordinary food culture while making homemade recipes of some of the best street tacos in town that you can replicate back home. We will start your experience with a welcome "agua fresca" while learning about the history of Mexican cuisine. Then we will share with you detailed explanations of recipes to be ready to head to the kitchen for a hands-on cooking experience. We will prepare Tacos al Pastor (pork); Tacos de Barbacoa (beef); Tacos Campechanos (beef and pork), three Mexican salsas that pair specifically with each taco, and hand-made tortillas. Afterwards, enjoy the lunch you've prepared with a pairing of an artisanal mezcal, Mexican craft beer or wine. *Morning class includes a market tour to Mercado de Medellin (walking distance). We will explain market’s history, organization and offering while touring some of their main halls and have a tasting from selected market stands. Duration Cooking Class & Tasting + Market Tour (4.5 hrs)* *Afternoon class includes only Cooking Class & Tasting. Duration (3.5 hrs)*
Tacos, salsas: Tacos al Pastor with Mango & Chile Manzano Sauce; Tacos de Barbacoa with Salsa Borracha; Tacos Campechanos…
Fruit-based water beverage "Agua Fresca"; artisanal mezcal, Mexican craft beer or Mexican wine
We are Graciela and Lorena, running a family business Aura Cocina Mexicana @auramexcooking, where we have hosted international culinary enthusiasts to former Chefs since 2009. Recipients of the Traveler and Hospitality Award and the Global Quality Award. Graciela is a Mexican Chef with sommelier studies, passionate about Mexican history, art and gastronomy, hosts a TV cooking show every week and is as well the Brand Ambassador for a worldwide kitchen company. Lorena holds cooking studies after leading several years customer service areas in the hospitality industry. We are inspired by the beauty of Mexico, its history, traditions, legends, people, markets, ingredients, aromas, colors and flavors. We would love to welcome you at our cooking studio at Colonia Roma to create a unique experience full of #momentosaura. Mi Casa es tu Casa.
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Where you'll be
All cooking classes are held in an gorgeous designed intimate cooking studio with a friendly staff and hands-on kitchen where you can gain confidence and have fun!; located in the eclectic Roma Norte neighborhood, within walking distance to Mercado de Medellín and Mercado Roma.
Keep these in mind
Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.
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Up to 7 guests ages 12 and up can attend.
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.
This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.
Please indicate any allergy or strong dislike. Class not suitable for vegan or vegetarian diets. *Please let me know if you need a different class date*
Mexican Street Tacos hands-on cooking