Mastering Mexican Salsas Cooking Class

Mastering Mexican Salsas Cooking Class

Mon,Wed, Fri

Discover why Mexican Salsas are a cornerstone of Mexican gastronomy and have fun cooking and tasting 10 different salsas. Enjoy a hand-on cooking class.



Class Summary

So far, our workshop has received visitors from all continents.  Reviewed by the Los Angeles Times newspaper and named one of the 10 things to do in Mexico City by Daytripper, is a workshop that connects you with our Mexican cuisine in a very special way. 

Learn the history, classification, uses, secrets and how to prepare our special selection of Mexican Salsas. Focusing on the different preparation and cooking methods and the various uses of fresh and dry chilies. Enjoy a market tour (morning class) and a full lunch with street food tacos and appetizers with a choice of fillings in an intimate cooking studio.


  • 10 Mexican Salsas | Full Lunch with Street Tacos | Market Tour (morning class)

Class Details

  • We will start your experience with a welcome fruit-based water beverage "agua fresca" while learning about the history of Mexican cuisine. 

  • Then we will share with you detailed explanations of recipes and ingredients to be ready to head to the kitchen for a hands-on cooking experience. 

  • We will prepare 10 Mexican salsas using various cooking methods including: raw, roasted, cooked, and fried. 

  • Salsas to be prepared are: Traditional Guacamole, Red Molcajete Sauce, Green Sauce, Ranchera Sauce, Mango and Chile Manzano Sauce, Habanero Sauce, Devil's Sauce, Chile Morita with Peanuts Sauce, Chipotle Sauce and Drunken Sauce. 

  • Afterwards, enjoy the salsas with street food tacos and appetizers with a choice of fillings (Michoacan-style pork carnitas, cochinita pibil, roasted potatoes, scrambled eggs, sauteed mushrooms, quesadillas and cactus leaves)/vegan (zucchini flower, quelites, lentils), paired with "agua fresca", artisanal mezcal and Mexican craft beer. 

  • 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.

Cooking Menu

  • Traditional Guacamole

  • Molcajete Red Sauce

  • Green Sauce

  • Ranchera Sauce

  • Mango and Chile Manzano Sauce

  • Habanero Sauce

  • Devil's Sauce

  • Chile Morita with Peanuts Sauce

  • Chipotle Sauce

  • Drunken Sauce

*Vegan and vegatarian options available


What's included

  • Agua fresca (fruit-based water beverage)

  • All needed ingredients to cook Mexican salsas

  • Printed recipes

  • Street tacos and appetizers with choice of fillings (Michoacan-style pork carnitas, cochinita pibil, roasted potatoes, scrambled eggs, sauteed mushrooms, quesadillas and cactus leaves)

  • Artisanal mezcal and Mexican craft beer

  • Market Tour (only morning class)

What to bring

  • An apron will be provided to be used during class. To better enjoy the class we suggest wearing comfortable clothes and shoes, please avoid scarves, long necklaces and jewelry while in the kitchen.

Mastering Mexican Salsas Cooking Class + Market Tour

  • Starting time: 10:00am

  • Duration: 4 hours

  • Availability: Monday and Friday

  • Price: $79 USD

Mastering Mexican Salsas Cooking Class

  • Starting time: 4:00pm

  • Duration: 3 hours

  • Availability: Wednesday

  • Price: $59 USD

This experience is FANTASTIC!! You learn a lot about salsa and their history. Graciela is an engaged and friendly teacher and makes sure all your questions are answered and need are met. The salsa you are making are fresh, delicious and could be something served in a 5 Star restaurant. She was gracious enough to take us to the market after to show us where she buys her ingredients. A must do in Mexico City if you love to cook and eat.

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