Mexican Cooking with Monica (Online experiences now available)
ONLINE: Wednesday June 17th 5:00pm - 6:00pm (option to stay until 6:30pm)3 spots available
Monica Online Experience #1
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Online experiences are 1 hour in duration with the option to stay an additional 30 minutes to chat with the host and other participants. The online experiences are hosted on zoom and are fully interactive.
Recipes: recipes are sent to you along with your zoom event information a few days before your online experience.
Technology: connect with the host using zoom on your computer, mobile device or tablet. If you have a tv in your kitchen try the screen mirroring feature on your device!
If you would prefer to book your culinary experience over the phone or would like to book a private group experience please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Immersion experiences are a 4 hour experience in the Host's home. Includes a light snack upon arrival, approximately 2.5 hours of "in the kitchen" time, learning the recipes and participating in making the dishes, a full dinner shared together, and a booklet of recipes and in-depth culinary info.
All experiences are informal, warm and welcoming. IMK experiences are suitable for families.
Cooking with Monica: Healthy Mexican
Monica, will share her traditional recipes and culture along with her expertise as a holistic nutritionist. Monica is a dual citizen with Mexico and Canada, and goes back to Mexico regularly, where she has catered wellness retreats, made traditional mole with an elder in a small village and develops her passion and knowledge for Mexican food and culture. When you cook with Monica you will walk away not only learning new recipes but also how to cook food that taste great, and is good for your body and mind. Monica is the person behind Raiz Holistic Nutrition, where she believes in nutrition that "leads us to go back to our roots, to connect with the earth, to seek the knowledge of where our food comes from and identifying dis-ease from the root source, be it physical or emotional. "
Location: Zoom (info will be sent to you the morning of your culinary adventure)
Monica Online Experience #1
Cook with Monica in your kitchen, online via zoom. A great activity to do with the whole family as it is price per device. We may not be able to travel right now, but share a family experience learning about a new culture and cuisine with our online culinary adventures.
This is also a great opportunity to sample what our culinary adventures are all about without committing to the four hour immersion experience.
After the 1 hr culinary adventure you are invited to linger online for another 30 minutes to chat with Melissa and other participants.
Our online culinary experiences are moderated by In My Kitchen founder, Paula Mohammed.
Enchiladas and Chilaquiles (vegetarian options available i.e Jackfruit)
Enchiladas are corn tortillas around a filling with a chili pepper sauce and date back to Mayan times. Monica's family recipe uses the small corn tortillas with a chicken filling (a vegetarian options will be provided) and she serves them with a tomato style sauce that is used for both the enchiladas and chilaquiles.
Chilaquiles are a traditional Mexican dish often served for breakfast in order to use up the day old tortillas. The corn tortillas are fried and served in a salsa with lots of cheese!