Traditional Cooking Class, Oaxaca, Mexico
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

    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
    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 & 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

    Traditional Cooking Class, Oaxaca, Mexico

    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