Mexican Cooking Class

Get a taste of Mexico in this Edinburgh cooking class.

Edinburgh New Town Cookery School

Edinburgh New Town Cookery School

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5 hours 45 mins Class size 1 to 8 (public classes), 8 to 16 label £175

Embark on a tantalizing journey that goes beyond the cliche of chips and salsa with this Mexican cooking class with Edinburgh New Town Cookery School. Viva la Mexico!

You'll start your cooking workshop with coffee and tea as you watch the captivating demonstration led by your supportive chef and teacher. Here you'll be introduced to some cooking techniques and recipes from this iconic cuisine.

Throughout the day, you'll be transported to different regions of Mexico, each with its own distinctive culinary heritage. From the sun-drenched shores of Baja California to the captivating flavours of Michoacán, you'll learn to prepare authentic dishes that celebrate the diversity of this vibrant country.

In this class, you will learn how to cook with a range of dried chillies, salsas, masa, and spices, as they come together to create the remarkable freshness and complexity that define Mexican cuisine.

Savour some of your delicious dishes at lunch with a glass of wine or beer. The rest, you can take home and share with your loved ones. Or why not bring them along if you're on the hunt for fun things to do in Edinburgh with your pals? This teacher can offer private classes.

Recipes covered may include:

  • Ceviche de Pescado con Chile Guajillo (white fish ceviche with red chiles)
  • Chocolate Chile Cake
  • Pork Carnitas (slow-cooked braised pork)
  • Camarón Tostadas with Ensalada de Repollo (prawns with salad and lime)
  • Enchiladas Rojas de Carnitas (pork enchiladas with red sauce)
  • Salsa Cruda (green salsa)
  • Pico de Gallo (fresh tomato salsa)

Dietary requirements and allergies:
  • The recipes made in this class contain gluten, eggs and dairy and are not suitable for vegetarians or vegans (please note this list is not exhaustive).
  • Please let us know of any dietary requirements, allergies or special accommodations required at the time of booking. We will be as flexible as possible when we can, so as to be inclusive to all students but we may not be able to substitute ingredients in the recipes.
  • We do everything we can to reduce the risk of cross-contamination, however, we cannot guarantee a completely allergen-free environment and therefore our kitchens may be unsuitable for students with severe or life-threatening allergies.

Please note:
  • Our one-day workshops and short courses are 16+ unless otherwise specified. Children aged 14 or 15 may attend with an adult over 18.
  • On the day, please arrive 15 minutes before your workshop is due to start.

What you'll get
  • All ingredients and equipment needed to make your Mexican lunch to enjoy with a glass of wine or beer.
  • Dishes to take home.
Suitable for
This class is great for individuals and couples as well as for a team building activity or birthday idea!

7 Queen Street, Edinburgh, EH2 1JE

Mexican Cooking Class location
Your teacher
Edinburgh New Town Cookery School
Edinburgh New Town Cookery School

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Since opening its doors in December 2009, the Edinburgh New Town Cookery School has been teaching classic and creative cookery in a professional but informal atmosphere.

Situated in the heart of the Scottish capital’s city centre, Edinburgh New Town Cookery School offers courses, designed to put every student on the right path to becoming a successful cook.

The diverse range of courses offer something for every level of ability, from chefs to homemakers and students to food enthusiasts. A practical, professional approach will give students the skills to cook with confidence and develop the essential skills necessary to be a success in the culinary world.

The school spans five floors and offers panoramic views across the Firth of Forth. The venue has been renovated to provide a fully equipped teaching kitchen alongside a demonstration theatre, with capacity for 50 and a function room, which presents the ideal dining setting for corporate entertainment or team building. The building is also suitable for PR events and product launches. The range of facilities on offer allows the school to host a broad spectrum of cookery courses and activities.

Our teachers and staff are highly qualified and bring many years of experience to the school.

More about this class

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