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As part of a food & language series, we take Work-Shop to a very unique venue in Erskineville, The Old Church Hall, the home of educators and social entrepreneurs The Barnums. Born & raised in Mexico City, Lissa Barnum will take you on a journey of Mexico through its language and food!

  • Preparation of two main recipes, names of ingredients, derivations their source/history.
  • Conversational Spanish, naming of implements, preparation and activity, short stories and anecdotes about regions.
  • Glossary of terms provided and recipes to be taken home by each participant.
  • Chopping mashing, mixing and tasting all par for the course – hot or not hot – up to each cook and palette.
  • Stories, music and traditional dress to be worn – recommended students dress up in at least one Mexican-ish item – to play an authentic part in the Mexican kitchen experience.
  • No major cooking experience required – some love of Spanish (the language) essential

What you'll get

  • All food ingredients for fresh, simple and traditional Mexican recipes: avocados, tomatoes, limes, coriander, onions, etc.
  • A special edition Work-Shop apron as a souvenir of your night

what to bring

  • One Mexican traditional item to wear – while cooking in our Mexican kitchen
  • Two small bowls to take food home with LIDS