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Learn from the master!

This was a great hands-on learning experience! We made our own lunch of Tarasca black bean soup... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Fellowtraveler0114
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Tampa, Florida
For Serious and Passionate Cooks

This was a wonderful experience that taught me a lot Mexican Cooking. Marilau is serious and... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2018
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Hola y muy bienvenidos! As in all cultures, those born and raised in the society are the best source of knowledge about traditions. As a Mexican native, I inherited my Mexican cuisine knowledge from my previous generations. And my passion too! From...more
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was a great hands-on learning experience! We made our own lunch of Tarasca black bean soup, heavenly cilantro rice and chicken in pumpkin seed sauce (Pollo en Pipian Verde). Had no idea of the complexity of seasonings and ingredients involved in making these authentic...More

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Maria Laura R, Propietario at Marilau, Mexican Ancestry Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you very much for your kind words!

Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

This was a wonderful experience that taught me a lot Mexican Cooking. Marilau is serious and passionate about cooking and is great at teaching the skills and techniques of Mexican Cuisine that are unfortunately being lost. Forget about what you think Mexican Food is, that...More

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Maria Laura R, Propietario at Marilau, Mexican Ancestry Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2018

Thank you for your kind words.!

Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our day cooking with Marilau. Being that our group was from Texas, we felt we might have known something about Mexican cooking. That was not the case, we were taught when to use different types of chili's and salsas in our cooking....More

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Maria Laura R, Propietario at Marilau, Mexican Ancestry Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2018

Thank you for ypour kind words.

Reviewed 19 May 2018

Marilau’s cooking class was great. She is a beautiful woman with so much to share. My friend and I selected our menu prior to attending and when we arrived Marilau had all the prep work done so we were ready to go. Her kitchen is...More

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Maria Laura R, Propietario at Marilau, Mexican Ancestry Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2018

Thakn you for your kind words!

Reviewed 16 March 2018

Two friends and I spent a few hours with Marilau making a wonderful lunch. We had such fun learning from her and it was great to get her family recipes. marilau is very patient as she instructed us on what to do. We especially liked...More

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Maria Laura R, Propietario at Marilau, Mexican Ancestry Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2018

Thank you for your kind words.!

Reviewed 4 March 2018

Seven friends vacationing in San Miguel took Maria's Mexican Ancestry Cooking class. She provided us with a menu ahead of time so we could choose the dishes we wanted to prepare. That was the hard part because all the dishes sounded tasty! We met in...More

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Maria Laura R, Propietario at Marilau, Mexican Ancestry Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Thank you for your kind words!

Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

My friend and I spent an interesting few hours learning traditional Mexican cooking techniques from Marilau. We made a delicious meal of cream of lentil soup, a zucchini side dish, and a great chicken dish with a peanut and sesame seed sauce. She uses traditional...More

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Reviewed 25 January 2018

My 2 travel companions and I thoroughly enjoyed this class. First, we observed her technique and then we prepared the dishes. We even learned how to make homemade tortillas -- a bonus. Marilou was low-key and gave us excellent instructions and tips on making authentic...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

We booked two cooking classes before we left and we enjoyed them so much we booked a third class at the last minute! Marilau is a gem of a person. She is a proud Mexican who shares her knowledge of TRADITIONAL ways of cooking. From...More

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Maria Laura R, Propietario at Marilau, Mexican Ancestry Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2018

Thank you for your kind words, and for the roses. I hpe to see you again!

Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Marilau, is a wonderful teacher; knowledgeable about the food, history of the food and how to prepare traditional Mexican dishes. She is enthusiastic, entertaining and makes learning fun for all abilities. We were a multi-generational family - grandchildren, children and grandma all enjoyed and learned....More

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