Tastemade Online Mexican Cooking Class

Exciting news…I have always wished I could be in your cocina teaching you how to cook. Guess what? Now I can! I have teamed up with Tastemade as an instructor. We taped some classes and now you can learn step-by-step instruction to make your favorite Mexican dishes at home including frijoles de la olla, salsa casera, enchiladas montadas, and sopes.

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