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Oaxaca: Traditional Oaxacan Cooking Class with Market Visit

4.5 / 5

10 reviews

Activity provider: PARAISO HUATULCO

Oaxaca: Traditional Oaxacan Cooking Class with Market Visit

Activity provider: PARAISO HUATULCO

From US$ 97.35 per person

Enjoy a Oaxacan culinary experience as you visit the market and shop for fresh ingredients full of flavor and learn how to prepare a traditional, regional dish.

About this activity

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Duration 5.5 hours
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Instructor
Spanish, English
Pickup included
* Arrive to your Hotel lobby 15 minutes before your schedule. * The driver will be at your hotel lobby, wearing a blue shirt with a Paraiso Huatulco logo and will mention your name. * Drivers will wait no longer than 5 minutes after the scheduled pickup time.
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the famous Oaxacan gastronomy as you cook with authentic flavors and ingredients
  • Walk with the expert cook in the popular markets of the town to shop for your own ingredients.
  • Learn to prepare traditional dishes from the Oaxaca region
Full description
Discover what makes Oaxacan gastronomy so renowned. Visit a local, bustling market together with a chef to shop for the freshest of ingredients. Taste the traditional flavors and learn the techniques of Oaxacan cooking as you prepare authentic dishes alongside a chef who will explain what makes them unique for the region.  Start this fully interactive class exploring the main markets of Oaxaca city accompanied by the chef who will help you to identify the best and fresh ingredients on the list. Decide what dish to prepare between two suggestions by the chef. Then, get started cooking as you learn how to prepare one of the traditional meals that proudly represent an important cultural part of the beautiful Oaxaca state. During the lesson, the chef will also explain the benefits about each of the representative ingredients of the region, and which the locals prefer for the preparation of their dishes.  Prepare additionally some handmade tortillas and typical drinks to accompany your dish, such as Tejate, Chilacayota and Margaritas with Mezcal. Feel free to ask any question you have about and, of course, enjoy your traditional meal.
Includes
  • Hotel lobby pickup and drop-off.
  • Air-conditioned transportation.
  • Bilingual instructor and driver.
  • Shopping at the market.
  • Ingredients.
  • Food and drinks.
  • Liability insurance.
  • Tips
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Camera
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Cash

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Oversize luggage
Customer reviews

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4.5 /5

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The chef picked us up I'm hotel. We went to a large food market, where the locals do their shopping. So no tourist to be seen. Amazing experience. Cooking studio was totally fun! Very neat and clean. Together with his mother she arranged the afternoon evening. He learned how to make two dishes and also how to bake fresh tortillas. Although we would have liked an extra drink and it was quite expensive, it was worth every pesos. Highly recommended!

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July 20, 2022

Authentic market shopping. Beautiful family home with a fantastic kitchen well organized clean pretty. Our chef explained everything and gave us the recipes. A great way to spend a day.

November 5, 2022

Fabulous market tour to buy all the ingredients for cooking lunch. Gerardo is an excellent guide, teacher, and chef. What an amazing experience!

October 15, 2022

Product ID: 388323