An Evening of Mexican Cooking

Thursday 5 September
6.30pm - 9.00pm
The Triggerfish Cookshop

About this class

In this class you will be taken on whirlwind tour of Mexico, sampling dishes from across this food centric nation. You will learn how to make corn tortillas from scratch and how to make some delicious authentic recipes to fill them. You will discover all about the use of dried and fresh chillis and find out how to make mouthwatering salsas, marinades and sauces packed full of flavour and ideal to serve at parties and family gatherings. This is fun Mexican food like you haven't tasted before! All washed down with some typical Mexican drinks.

About Your Host

Blanca Valencia is originally from Bilbao in Northern Spain and trained at the Cordon Bleu in London with a Diploma in Pastry and Cooking. She has worked at cook schools in Madrid, Chicago and London and has lived and worked across Latin America, China and Europe, exploring their cuisines and food cultures in depth. She has also worked with leading food producers and has written about food for magazines and periodicals on both sides of the Atlantic. Her speciality and real love is reserved for Spanish and Latin American cooking (think Mexican, Peruvian and Argentinian). She regularly hosts workshops at the Cervantes Institute. She now lives in Dublin with her husband and two girls. 



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