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cooking class

Make grandma's mole with a food writer

Make grandma's mole with a food writer

Duration:5 hours total
Includes:Food, Equipment and Transportation
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

Born and raised in Mexico City, I have a bachelor's degree in gastronomy (food technique and humanities). I've worked as a food writer for the past seven years, with a focus on Mexican cuisine. More recently, I've given guided tours of Mexico City's taco stands and public markets. I love to share life through the lens of food, and there is no better place than Mexico City for that. I like to have…
Alejandro
Alejandro
Alejandro
Alejandro

What we’ll do

Mole is the essence of Mexican cuisine: dreamed up by locals, made with ingredients brought from Europe, Asia, and mixed with those from the New World. To call mole (pronounced mo-lay) a sauce reduces its importance: mole is the star of the dish, and whatever it happens to be covering is secondary. There are many types of mole in Mexico but they all feature an incredibly complex mixture of chiles,…

What else you should know

Wear comfortable clothes and closed-toe shoes. Be prepared to walk through a crowded market and metro.

What I’ll provide

Snacks and Other
Complete meal. Snack in the market Mole, tortillas, and a protein or vegetable of your choice. A delicious taco or antojito with some agua fresca
Transportation
Metro fare
Equipment
Recipe Take home a written recipe of what we make.

Where you'll be

We'll meet in Centro Histórico—the historic center of Mexico City—just a few blocks from Avenida Paseo de la Reforma. From there, we'll take the metro which leads us next to Martínez de la Torre market. With our ingredients, we'll ride back to the kitchen to get cooking.

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 4 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

Alcohol

This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.

More tips

Wear comfortable clothes and closed-toe shoes. Be prepared to walk through a crowded market and metro.
Alejandro
cooking class
Make grandma's mole with a food writer
New experience
From $123/person
New experience
From $123/person