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In United States, normally, the word “barbacoa” translates to the word barbecue or food mainly meat cooked on a grill. However, in some parts of Mexico this term is used for meat cooked or steamed in its own juices Here in San Miguel de Allende “Tacos de Barbacoa” or just “barbacoa” refers to pulled lamb meat usually served as tacos. They are much available as a street food or in establishments specializing in “Barbacoa”.


As visitor or resident to SMA you should consider attending this class which will guide you in preparing this dish at home.


What you will learn

  • Preparing a menu with barbacoa as the main dish

  • Ingredient selection and preparation

  • Cooking method and timings

  • Serving and freezing 


After the instruction period you will enjoy a complete menu as follows

  • Tapenade empanadas

  • Guacamole

  • “Consomé de Barbacoa” a soup

  • Barbacoa tacos

  • Mexican rice

  • Frijoles Charros (cooked by us)


Time: 12pm to 4pm 

When: July 7

Cost:600 pesos per person 

Limit 10 people

Lead by; FLS Staff, 

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