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Mexico

The Flavors of Mexico: A Culinary Adventure in Oaxaca & Puebla

If you love Mexican cuisine, join us for a delicious learning adventure in the heart of Oaxaca and Puebla! Enjoy hands-on cooking classes, market visits and much more.
Program No. 23977RJ
Length
8 days
Starts at
2,399
Mexico

The Flavors of Mexico: A Culinary Adventure in Oaxaca & Puebla

If you love Mexican cuisine, join us for a delicious learning adventure in the heart of Oaxaca and Puebla! Enjoy hands-on cooking classes, market visits and much more.
Length
8 days
Starts at
2,399
Program No. 23977 RJ
Prefer to enroll or inquire by phone? 800-454-5768
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DATES & starting prices
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Sep 20 - Sep 27, 2021
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2,399
Nov 15 - Nov 22, 2021
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2,399
Feb 21 - Feb 28, 2022
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2,399
Mar 21 - Mar 28, 2022
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2,399
Sep 19 - Sep 26, 2022
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2,399
Nov 14 - Nov 21, 2022
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2,399
DATES & starting prices
PRICES
Sep 20 - Sep 27, 2021
Starting at
2,949
Nov 15 - Nov 22, 2021
Starting at
2,949
Feb 21 - Feb 28, 2022
Starting at
2,949
Mar 21 - Mar 28, 2022
Starting at
2,949
Sep 19 - Sep 26, 2022
Starting at
2,949
Nov 14 - Nov 21, 2022
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2,949

At a Glance

Taste, sample and savor the many flavors of central Mexico during this culinary adventure in Oaxaca and Puebla! Traditional Mexican cuisine was one of the first food traditions or cultures to be recognized by UNESCO on their list of the “Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.” With experts from the Seasons of My Heart Cooking School, get hands-on instruction into creating and enjoying the cuisine that the region’s Spanish and indigenous cultures have influenced. Learn cooking secrets from local chefs, get instruction for making world-famous Mole Poblana and visit bustling marketplaces where the freshest ingredients are found. Throughout your learning adventure, you’ll also enjoy opportunities to immerse yourself in history during field trips to the archaeological site of the city of Mitla, the 2,000 year-old cypress tree El Arbol del Tule as well as the village of Teotitlan del Valle, known for its ancient textile traditions.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking 1-2 miles daily over varied terrain.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you’ll…

  • Create your own culinary masterpieces during hands-on cooking classes at the prestigious Seasons of My Heart Cooking School.
  • Learn how chocolate is made during a field trip to the Mayordomo Chocolate Factory and delight in an opportunity to explore the Mercado where rich fruits, vegetables and herbs are sold in a local market.
  • Get instruction from a local chef on making traditional Mole Poblano.
Featured Expert
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Haydee de Hoyos
Originally from the northern state of Sonora, Haydee de Hoyos learned English through her interest in American television, especially “Sesame Street.” Her affinity for American culture led her to pursue a career in the travel industry with a degree in tourism and business form the University of Guadalajara. Haydee has worked for Geronimo for more than 20 years and served as a Group Leader on programs focusing on art, culture, history, the environment and Mexican cuisine, developing an encyclopedia of knowledge of all things Mexico.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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Haydee de Hoyos View biography
Originally from the northern state of Sonora, Haydee de Hoyos learned English through her interest in American television, especially “Sesame Street.” Her affinity for American culture led her to pursue a career in the travel industry with a degree in tourism and business form the University of Guadalajara. Haydee has worked for Geronimo for more than 20 years and served as a Group Leader on programs focusing on art, culture, history, the environment and Mexican cuisine, developing an encyclopedia of knowledge of all things Mexico.
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Suzanne Barbezat View biography
Suzanne Barbezat grew up in Montréal, Canada, but holds a deep love and appreciation for Oaxaca. After graduating with a degree in anthropology, she lost her heart to Oaxaca on a solo trip through Latin America. Moving to Mexico in 1998, she has worked as a teacher, group leader and writer Suzanne spends her free time discovering off-the-beaten-path locales around Oaxaca with her Mexican husband and children. There's nothing she enjoys more than getting to know Oaxaca better and sharing her love for it.





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