Mexican cooking


Mexican cooking



Discover authentic tastes using the freshest ingredients.  Immerse yourself in Mexican cooking techniques and culture in these hands on workshops.  Taste the spoils of your efforts as you eat together and take home samples and leftovers.  Choose from the varied workshops held throughout the year or do them all!

Spice - for beginners
  • Mexican pickles, with or without chilies
  • 2 salsas and guacamole
  • Enjoy and learn more as part of an informative discussion on Mexican food culture, chilies and eating customs

Delicious everyday meals
  • Red rice
  • Fijoles (traditional Mexican beans)
  • Tortilla soup

  • Making fresh tortillas
  • Tacos y quesadillas

Family dinners
  • Aztec cake - Mexican lasagna with chicken
  • fresh tortillas
  • vegetarian versions of the above

Day of the Dead - bread and hot drinks
An introduction to the food, traditions and customs of one of Mexico's most important festivities.
  • Sweet and delicious bread
  • Traditional hot chocolate
  • + more

Kombucha and Mexican 'Aguas Frescas'
  • How to brew, care for an grow your kombucha scoby
  • Second fermentation
  • Flavouring your drink

Paella Mexican style
More information coming soon

About the tutor

Ana and Gaby are Mexican Aussies with a wealth of skills, knowledge and experience in cooking Mexican dishes as they do in their home land.  The ladies are passionate about food and teaching others how to cook it.

What to bring

Please bring your own apron, cutting mat, tea towel and storage container/s for any leftovers.
Recipes, tips, hints and food leftovers will be taken home by participants.


Concession fees

Concession fees are available to holders of Health Care Cards, Pension concession cards or Veterans Gold cards.  If you are eligible, please select the concession fee when enrolling and click "calculate discount'.  You may be asked to present your card for verification when attending the course or activity.


Course Location Cost Date
Mexican - delicious everyday meals Diamond Creek $66.00 Saturday 4 May 2019, 10:30am - 1pm
Mexican - tortilla making Panton Hill $66.00 Saturday 25 May 2019, 10am-12:30pm