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Marilau, Mexican Ancestry Cooking School

Calzada de La Luz # 12 | Colonia San Antonio, San Miguel de Allende 37700, Mexico
+52 415 152 4376
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Best part of our trip!

Thank you Marilau for the most fun day and best experience in San Miguel! The cooking class with... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2017
Lynn K
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Florence, Italy
Loved Every Minute !

I had the pleasure of attending a class with Marilau last week . Marilau is passionate about her... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2017
laurie2pugs
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Burlington, Canada
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Calzada de La Luz # 12 | Colonia San Antonio, San Miguel de Allende 37700, Mexico
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

Thank you Marilau for the most fun day and best experience in San Miguel! The cooking class with Marilau, my mother, and two sisters was all of our favorite days in San Miguel. We felt very welcome in the kitchen, and Marilau is an expert!...More

Thank Lynn K
Reviewed 16 February 2017

I had the pleasure of attending a class with Marilau last week . Marilau is passionate about her food and her pride comes through in the way way she teaches . She shared some history and explained what made her recipes authentic . I attended...More

Thank laurie2pugs
Reviewed 16 February 2017

My mom and I attended a class with Marilau. I found her to be unfriendly and militant. Zero warmth. Did not introduce herself or even inquire as to our names once we arrived. The cooking instruction is good. But the class felt rushed. So different...More

Thank Lmiln
Reviewed 9 February 2017

In a word, WOW! This was the most authentic, informative, enjoyable and scrumptious cooking experience ever! This is the real deal. No Americanization of Mexican foods. The dishes we prepared were selected from a long list of menu options all of which represent authentic ancestral...More

Thank Carol23Maryland
Maria Laura R, Owner at Marilau, Mexican Ancestry Cooking School, responded to this review

Dear Carol. I very much appreciate you kind words, I feel realy honored by your appreciation. Comments like yours are my fuel to keep on my efforts to rescue the REAL image, flavor and tradition fo our great Mexican Cuisine. I am very glad I...More

Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Not worth the money. Overpriced. She brought in a know it all third person in what was to be a couples class. There has got to be a better option in town.

1  Thank Bill B
Reviewed 24 January 2017

I wanted to compare cooking classes in San Miguel de Allende so I took classes from two different schools on the same day. Marilau’s class was heads above the other. Marilau gives clear, hands-on, carefully-planned instruction that focuses on classic recipes and techniques that she...More

1  Thank Sharon H
Reviewed 11 January 2017

What a wonderful experience. Marilau is not only an excellent teacher, but she has a real depth of knowledge about the traditional cooking of the various regions of Mexico. And her passionate interest and support and love of the transmission of tradition is evident in...More

Thank lizwilliams2017
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We couldn't have had a better cooking class experience. We took the Intro to Salsa class. Marilau packs a lot into the class and we had hand-on experience preparing six different types of salsas. The room is comfortable and attention is paid to detail (like...More

Thank Whelpnation
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Our family of 5 (parents plus 3 older teens aged 21 girl, 19 boy, 17 boy) considered this one of our absolute highlights during our visit. Marilau has dedicated the past 27 years to teaching cooking classes to visitors, and she does so with such...More

Thank ReillyPas
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Marilau is a fine cooking teacher with a long history of wonderful cooks in her family. The cooking classes include traditional, authentic Mexican cuisine in a comfortable, warm setting. This is a hands on experience, working with local ingredients with time-honored recipes. As a former...More

Thank Sue K
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Wondering if all the recipes that include Manchego are cows milk and not sheep or goat?
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