Mexican street food - tacos and quesadillas

Course summary

If you would like to learn to make authentic Mexican food then you need to do this hands-on workshop with Lety.

Coming from Mexico City, Lety is a self-confessed “foodie” who studied gastronomy just for pleasure! Her grandparents were bakers, and her family made sure she inherited a taste and talent for cooking.

Lety believes some of the best food in Mexico is found on the streets and she will teach you how to make a popular and delicious Mexican street snacks that you can find almost everywhere in Mexico, Tacos and Quesadillas.

A Taco is a traditional and authentic Mexican street food dish, consisting of a tortilla topped with a filling, then folded and eaten by hand.

A Quesadilla is a popular savory Mexican wrap, stuffed with a cheese filling.  The wrap is grilled or fried, using either flour or a corn tortilla.

Learn the authentic cooking techniques during this fun workshop and make it yours with your favourite toppings at home!

What you will learn

  • how to use corn flour to make the Tortillas
  • tips and tricks to recognise authentic Mexican food
  • about traditional Mexican cooking
  • the myths and realities of Mexican cuisine

What you will get

  • a wonderful cultural experience
  • all ingredients provided
  • a complimentary authentic margarita
  • delicious Tacos and Quesadillas to take home
  • recipes to take home and practice

What you need to bring

  • apron and closed toe shoes
  • take away in containers

About the tutor

Lety moved to Melbourne from Mexico just in time to open a shop called Magenta Market in Williamstown at the beginning of the pandemic. Her background is in finance, team coaching, and health coaching, but her heart is in gastronomy and authentic food. Self confessed “foodie” Lety has travelled to 50 different countries and loves to learn about the local food and cultures of each country.

Lety studied gastronomy in Mexico City and is extremely passionate about authentic Mexican food. Her love of cooking comes from many generations in her family and she gets great pleasure in teaching and sharing her knowledge and skills.

Course cost

COST: $95.00

Class availability: 5 PLACES REMAINING

Course dates

Sunday 4 June
2.00pm – 5.00pm (1 session)

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