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Learn how to make authentic tamales

Learn how to make authentic tamales

Duration:3 hours total
Includes:Food
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I was introduced to tamale making when I married my husband. My mother-in-law would gather the family together to make tamales during Christmas. In 1994, we moved to Phoenix and were in need of funds to launch a small church. A young couple attending our church encouraged us to make tamales as a fundraiser. We began making red chili tamales that year. A year later, we were introduced to the art of…
Julie
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What we’ll do

We will experience preparing all the steps required to make delicious homemade tamales. This is a hands-on experience. We will make two different types of tamales; red meat and green corn with long green chili and cheese. You will learn the preparation of meat—carne—and I'll explain all the details and provide the recipe. You will clean and soak corn husks—hojas—and clean and slice green chilies…

What else you should know

We will be in a private home where you will be comfortable and have access to bathrooms, living room, backyard, and kitchen. I will have drinks available.

What I’ll provide

Food
Tamales I will provide each person with four or five freshly made tamales and a beverage.

What to bring

Drinks if they want something other than water
Aprons
Clothes that are ok getting dirty
Hair bands to tie back hair

Where you'll be

We will be in a private home kitchen located in Carlsbad, located in the northern part of San Diego County.

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

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

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 10 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.

More tips

We will be in a private home where you will be comfortable and have access to bathrooms, living room, backyard, and kitchen. I will have drinks available.
Julie
cooking class
Learn how to make authentic tamales
New experience
$93/person
New experience
$93/person