Traditional Cooking Class, Oaxaca, Mexico

Traditional Cooking Class with Women's Cooperative

(*half day optional available)

Includes:

  • Personalized guide and translation service by a native English speaker

  • Comfortable transportation round trip from Oaxaca city (40 minutes each way)

  • Teotitlán style breakfast of fresh fruit, baked goods, and homemade hot chocolate

  • Visit to regional market

  • Cooking class of regional dishes with a cocinera tradicional

  • Enjoying the lunch that we cook accompanied by our selection of traditional mezcal

  • Rug weaving and natural dye demonstration

  • Drinking water and light snacks

  • Donation to women's cooperative annual project

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Tlacolula Market & Traditional Cooking Class

(Sundays only)

Includes:

  • Personalized guide and translation service by a native English speaker

  • Comfortable transportation round trip from Oaxaca city (45 minutes each way)

  • Guided visit to the big Sunday market in Tlacolula, samples of regional cuisine

  • Breakfast of local dishes at the market

  • Cooking class of regional dishes with a cocinera tradicional in Teoitlán OR Mitla (*subject to community partners' availability)

  • Enjoying the lunch that we cook accompanied by our selection of traditional mezcal

  • Rug weaving and natural dye demonstration OR visit to Mitla ruins

  • Drinking water and light snacks

  • Donation to women's cooperative annual project


Mitla

Traditional Cooking Class, Oaxaca, Mexico

Mitla Chocolate Making Workshop

Includes: 

  • Personalized guide and translation service by a native English speaker

  • Comfortable transportation round trip from Oaxaca city (1 hour)

  • Mitla style breakfast complete with “white water” hot chocolate

  • Learn to make traditional chocolate cocinera tradicional from scratch, toasting the cacao, taking it to the mill, and forming it into bars to be used in cooking and hot chocolate

  • Taking home some of the chocolate we make

  • Lunch of local delicacies prepared by a cocinera tradicional

  • Tasting of our selection of traditional mezcal

  • Visit to an antiques collector, learning about the pieces and history of mezcal in the region

  • Visit to the Mitla ruins OR Tule tree

  • Drinking water and light snacks

  • Donation to women's cooperative annual project

Traditional Cooking Class, Oaxaca, Mexico

Traditional Cooking Class & Mezcal Antiques

Includes: 

  • Personalized guide and translation service by a native English speaker

  • Comfortable transportation round trip from Oaxaca city (1 hour)

  • Mitla style breakfast complete with “white water” hot chocolate

  • Cooking class of regional dishes with a cocinera tradicional

  • Enjoy the lunch that we cook

  • Enjoying the lunch that we cook accompanied by our selection of traditional mezcal

  • Visit to an antiques collector, learning about the pieces and history of mezcal in the region

  • Visit to the Mitla ruins OR Tule tree

  • Drinking water and light snacks

  • Donation to women's cooperative annual project

 


Miahuatlán

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Miahuatlán Market, Traditional Cooking Class, & Mezcal

(Mondays only)

Includes:

  • Personalized guide and translation service by a native English speaker

  • Comfortable transportation round trip from Oaxaca City (2 hours each way)

  • Quick breakfast of antojitos, little local snacks at our favorite roadside comedor

  • Tour of regional market, samples of local cuisine

  • Cooking class of regional dish with a cocinera tradicional

  • Enjoying the lunch we cook

  • Visit to a traditional mezcal palenque, learning about the process and history of the mezcal of the region directly from the producing family

  • Tasting of traditional mezcal made on site

  • A chance to purchase mezcal directly from the producers (price not included), our help packing it for travel

  • Drinking water and light snacks

  • Donation to future community youth center

Miahuatlán Traditional Cooking Class & Mezcal

 

Includes:

  • Personalized guide and translation service by a native English speaker

  • Comfortable transportation round trip from Oaxaca City (2 hours each way)

  • Quick breakfast of antojitos, little local snacks at our favorite roadside comedor

  • Cooking class of regional dish with a cocinera tradicional

  • Enjoying the lunch we cook

  • Visit to a traditional mezcal palenque, learning about the process and history of the mezcal of the region directly from the producing family

  • Tasting of traditional mezcal made on site

  • A chance to purchase mezcal directly from the producers (price not included), our help packing it for travel

  • Drinking water and light snacks

  • Donation to future community youth center