Mexican Cooking Class

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NEW Authentic Mexican Cooking Class

Here at Food at 52 we pride ourselves on authenticity and attention to detail, which is why we start our Mexican cooking class by heading straight to the heart of Mexico’s culinary action, west of the Yucatan peninsula. Merida, the capital, and the mostly undiscovered town of Campeche offer Mexican cuisine that is entirely different from our high-street, carbed-up Tex-Mex versions.

We have handpicked our favourite Mexican dishes to bring you a true Yucatan feast using the best and freshest Mexican ingredients. Along the way we’ll show you how to whip up traditional Mexican spice rubs (recados) using smoked dried chillies and local herbs of epazote and annatto seeds.

For our antojitos (little whims) you will become an expert at making your own corn tortillas, pico de gallo salsa, zingy seafood ceviche and of course the classic guacamole.

From the heart of Mexico City we will create a nourishing black bean soup with tortilla and for our main dish we will adapt the traditional underground (Pilbil) cooking technique used all over the Yucatan, where we will wrap fish, chicken or pumpkin in banana leaf.

Book several classes with us and save!

Save 10% when you book any three or more different 3.5 hour (half day) courses or 15% when you book six or more! To get the discount, add all the classes to your basket and use either the code THREE+ or the code SIX+ at the checkout. See our suggestions of which classes go well together.

Sample menu:

  • Antojitos (little whims) of Jicama
  • Salbutes (mini blue corn tortillas) with mango, cucumber, black bean, avocado and pickled onions
  • Sea bass ceviche (full day only)
  • Pico de gallo
  • Black bean soup with tortilla strips and avocado (full day only)
  • Chicken, pumpkin or fish Pilbil in banana leaf served with guacamole, rice and tortilla
  • Chocolate and tequila pudding

Like all our London hands-on cookery classes, our Mexican cooking class includes all food, equipment, and unlimited specially selected red and white wine and soft drinks. You will cook around our oak banquet table and enjoy eating all your dishes together in the most sociable way in London. Check out our TripAdvisor page for reviews.