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Casa de Colores School of Traditional Mexican Cooking

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
+52 624 172 5052
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Tamale making class

This the third class we’ve taken with Donna of Casa de Colores. We always have a wonderful time... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2018
Jil H
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Silverdale, Washington
via mobile
Experience traditional Mexican cooking

My friend and I had a wonderful day with Donna. We learned a lot about Mexican Cuisine and... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2018
Lynette S
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“cooking class” (45 reviews)
“mole” (22 reviews)
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Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
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+52 624 172 5052
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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

This the third class we’ve taken with Donna of Casa de Colores. We always have a wonderful time and learn so much about Mexican cooking. We really enjoy taking classes from Donna. She is so professional. Our group of 4 take a private class instead...More

Thank Jil H
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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

My friend and I had a wonderful day with Donna. We learned a lot about Mexican Cuisine and ingredients. Our class was Chillies Rellenos and we made 2 styles completely different, ones with cheese and one with a delicious meat and nut filling. We also...More

2  Thank Lynette S
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Reviewed 24 March 2018

None of the "students" were ever asked to wash their hands. Nasty! Food was dropped on the floor and thrown directly into a blender to make salsa. All of the students used and re-used the same spoon in a community bowl of salsa...double-dipped! We were...More

3  Thank Meusrey17
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

Today I did the savory and desert tamale cooking class. Great experience cooking and learning the fine points to make both horizontal and semi-vertical tamales along with an amazing dark chile salsa! I had no idea whet a dood tamale tastes like until attended this...More

3  Thank Pacrist
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

We opted to build our own private class with Donna to concentrate on two areas of interest to us: Mole and Tamales. Donna ran us thru the gambit of heating peppers and spices on a Comal, grinding techniques, and how to cook Mole. She also...More

Thank Larry M
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Not knowing anything about tamales we decided to have Donna introduce us to the magic of Mexican cuisine. She is a wealth of knowledge and expertise. This was our fourth visit to Donna’s school (aka her home) and we were mesmerized for four hours of...More

Thank James T
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Reviewed 1 March 2018

this was my second time taking one of Donna's classes. I can not recommend this highly enough. Donna teaches more than techniques, she teaches you the history too. best 4 hours of my trip!

Thank Cris W
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Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

We booked a Mexican Cooking class by emailing brisajones@yahoo.com. This is the best way to get in touch with Donna Jones. She was quick to reply, answer questions and set up the reservation. No advance deposit required. Don’t worry about transportation logistics. She helps with...More

2  Thank Dan L
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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful afternoon. Donna’s knowledge of Mexican cuisine is top notch, the fun was the cultural knowledge she shared with us! Great food, great host and the tequila was a nice treat.

2  Thank Linda W
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

This experience has some pros and some cons. We have taken cooking classes in people's home in other parts of Mexico and other countries so we knew what to expect. So, first the pros - Donna does a great job of communicating where to meet...More

5  Thank NancyG95746
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Vips5280
15 March 2018|
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Response from Larry M | Reviewed this property |
James T's answer below is accurate. Directions would almost be impossible. She will meet you at the Autozone plaza and take you to her beautiful house.
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SelbyDO
18 January 2018|
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Response from Dan L | Reviewed this property |
Send an email to Donna Jones at her yahoo email account brisajones. That’s what we did and got a quick reply.
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