Online Class

Mexican Street Food: Tacos & Salsas


Discover the fast, fresh and flavorful techniques behind Mexican street food favorites!

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What You Get

  • 7 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials, including recipes
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Deb Schneider
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

  • Once you purchase find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find class materials in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Learn how to make street tacos and the spicy salsas you crave as you explore the best of Mexican street food with executive chef Deborah Schneider. Learn to dry roast and char ingredients to enhance flavor, and use jalapeño and habanero chilies, avocado and tomatillo to create diverse salsas and hot sauces for every palate. Work with authentic, unexpected ingredients like Coca-Cola, Mexican oregano and epazote as you transform beef and pork into tender carne asada and slow-cooked carnitas, plus two regional-inspired marinades for grilling. For the vegetarian set, learn mouthwatering recipes for chile rajas con crema and oyster mushroom tacos. Wrap it all up with a tasty lesson on homemade tortillas, and bring family and friends together around your dinner table with the incredible flavors of Mexico!

Lesson Breakdown

1. Cooked Salsas & Hot Sauce
Meet your instructor, cookbook author and chef Deborah Schneider, and make three cooked salsas: roasted tomato and tomatillo, salsa verde and chile de árbol hot sauce.
2. Fresh Salsas
3. Grilled Meats
4. Pulled Chicken & Carnitas
5. Vegetables & Cheese
6. Making Tortillas from Masa Dough
7. Bonus Lesson: Gorditas & Elote

Taught by

Deb Schneider
Deb Schneider
Executive chef and partner of SOL Cocina, Deborah Schneider began her culinary adventure 30 years ago in San Diego. Her career has taken her from yachts in the Greek islands to some of the finest restaurants in Southern California, and she’s authored five cookbooks, including Amor y Tacos, The Mexican Slow Cooker and the James Beard Award-nominated Cooking with the Seasons at Rancho La Puerta. Schneider is still chasing the perfect taco, a quest she hopes will never end.
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