Nixtamalization and tortilla making workshop


Exclusive hands-on workshop designed for up to 5 participants.

This intimate session offers a deep dive into the traditional process of Nixtamalization, the time-honored method used to enhance the nutritional value of heirloom corn.

You’ll learn the fascinating chemistry behind how lime and water transform corn into nixtamal, which is then ground to create the fresh masa needed for authentic tortillas.

6:30pm – 9:30pm aprox.
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Under Luis’ expert guidance, you’ll get hands-on experience grinding your own masa, pressing tortillas, and cooking them to perfection. The workshop concludes with a delightful tasting session where you can enjoy your freshly made tortillas accompanied by a few sides.

Luis has extensively taught the art of Nixtamalization and tortilla making across diverse venues and events. From community centers and elementary schools in Vancouver to educational sessions in Mexico City, Oaxaca, and Morelos and in the US at the Grain School in the Field event in Cortez, Colorado.

His workshops are renowned for their depth and engagement. With years of experience and a deep commitment to preserving and sharing his culture, Luis brings invaluable knowledge and enthusiasm to each workshop, making it a truly authentic and educational experience.

This workshop is perfect for culinary enthusiasts or anyone looking to connect with the cultural heritage of tortilla making. Reserve your spot today and join us for a few hours of learning, making, and tasting, as we explore this cornerstone of traditional cuisine together.


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Nixtamalization and tortilla making workshop
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