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Mexican Street Cuisine

Exploring a country’s cuisine is one of the best ways to truly experience its culture. It allows us to immerse ourselves in the everyday flavors of Mexico and discover the richness of neighborhood meals enjoyed on its vibrant streets.

Mexico's gastronomic culture through a variety of street dishes

Mexico is renowned for having some of the world’s most exceptional street food. Street food represents an essential and authentic facet of Mexican cuisine, deeply rooted in the culture and recognized as Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO. As we embark on this culinary journey, our senses will evoke the diverse characters who passionately vend Mexican street food, from the aromatic tamales and atole to the colorful fruit vendors, tricycle riders on the beach, and the taco-sellers with their baskets.

This course will treat you to a diverse array of dishes, crafted from a plethora of ingredients such as corn (in its white, yellow, blue, and black varieties), tomatoes, epazote, nopales, and a variety of chiles. The ultimate goal is for students to grasp the essence of Mexican street cuisine, immersing themselves in its bustling streets and lively markets through visually appealing preparations, tantalizing aromas, and unforgettable flavors.

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Course Syllabus

Course Content

Chapter 1 - Presentation and recipe book
Chapter 2 - Introduction to Mexican Street Cuisine
Chapter 3 - Camarones Embarazados
Chapter 4 - Elotes and Esquites
Chapter 5 - Chili Mangoes
Chapter 6 - Chicharrón Gorditas
Chapter 7 - Tlacoyos
Chapter 8 - Chorizo Pambazos
Chapter 9 - Tacos de Canasta
Chapter 10 - Tinga Chicken Toast
Chapter 11 - Tortas Ahogadas
Chapter 12 - Guajolotas and Pineapple Atole
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Before you go

From antojitos, and fruits to corn-based creations, refreshing beverages, and delectable cakes.

What you'll learn

Embrace the essence of this cuisine with its emphasis on fresh ingredients. Discover the art of working with a variety of chiles, tomatoes, corn, and vegetables. Delve into the world of “banderillas,” featuring grilled shrimp, creamy corn, and chili-infused mangoes. Craft masa-based snacks like tlacoyos and gorditas. Utilize Mexican bread to create pambazos and tortas ahogadas. Master the art of preparing a traditional breakfast – the guajolota (a sandwich with Oaxacan tamale) paired with atole. Beyond just recipes, you’ll also learn the proper technique for assembling and lining the quintessential taco basket, ensuring it keeps your delectable creations warm throughout a bustling day on the streets or at an event

Who is it for?

This online course is aimed at both gastronomy professionals and foodies who love Mexican cuisine and want to discover the charm of street food. Many dishes can be adapted to the desired format: to make for the street, for the home, or for a restaurant.

What you’ll need

  • Bamboo sticks
  • Pastry brush
  • Brass
  • Blender
  • Cider glass
  • Comal (Griddle Pan)
  • Cooking Shovel
  • Tweezers
  • Tortilla press
  • Pewter spoons
  • Taco basket

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I love this chef, she is amazing

A wonderful extension of Chef Ortz's earlier courses.

Christian Richard

Great job

Great job

Nikolas Tsafos

Good innovative techniques yet achieving traditional results

I really enjoyed this course. I had no concept or knowledge of most of the dishes and now I actually selected some favourites that I will try an emulate in some of my own dishes that will have a Mexican influence. Thank you

Alex Biro

Meet your Instructor

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Chef and Consultant (Barcelona, Spain)

Born in Taxco, Guerrero, Mexico in 1985, with ancestral ties to Oaxaca and Veracruz, she was raised in Mexico City.

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Scoolinary courses are online classes that allow you to learn new knowledges and skills to improve your cuisine. Each course consists of several lessons that combine videos and texts with downloadable recipes and extra teaching materials.

The courses are 100% online, so once they are published, courses start and finish whenever you want. You set the pace for the class. You can go back to review what interests you most and skip what you already know.

We value the time and effort you put into our courses, which is why you’ll get a Course Certification upon completion of every course.

If a course is not what you expected, you can request a refund before 7 days after time of purchase and as long as you have not viewed more than 20% of the course.

What's included?

  • 1h 22 min of HD video
  • 11 Recipes
  • 14 lessons
  • Recipe Book
  • 10 Quizzes
  • Certificate

Available languages

  • Español, English
  • English, Español, Português, Italiano (BETA), Français (BETA), Português (BETA), Deutsch (BETA)
Level
  • Intermediate

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Alex Biro
Posted 1 day ago
Good innovative techniques yet achieving traditional results

I really enjoyed this course. I had no concept or knowledge of most of the dishes and now I actually selected some favourites that I will try an emulate in some of my own dishes that will have a Mexican influence. Thank you

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Nikolas Tsafos
Posted 6 months ago
Great job

Great job

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Christian Richard
Posted 6 months ago
I love this chef, she is amazing

A wonderful extension of Chef Ortz's earlier courses.

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