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Nora being interviewed in the fish market  by Channel 28 of

Chihuahua as part of a LIve cooking class presentation

Nora interviewed along with Jacobo Angeles by Café CNN in Atlanta.

Photo of Nora preparing Mole Negro as part of a chocolate tour in the kitchen of fellow cooking instructor Reyna Mendoza.

This photo is from the 2016 Special Edition of National Geographic's 100 Places That Will Change Your Life.

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Cooking with Rick Stein

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Cooking with Julie Andrieu

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Cooking with Stefen Gates

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Cooking with Rachel Hunter


February 2019, Nora is being filmed for a national Japanese travel television program


On October 6th of 2010 Nora was honored to be broadcasted live via a web-link to Tokyo Japan in conjunction with EARTH LUNCH HOUR. 


Apart from the above Nora has been also filmed by:

  • BBC4, 2010 with "Stefan Gates", FEAST series, Verity Oswin Fixer

  • France TV5, Cooking with Julie Andrieu

  • The Food Network

  • Featured on a DVD entitled "FLAVOURS OF MEXICO" Episode 7, with Charlie Ottley in association with the Travel Channel

  • Japan TV4


Cocina with Nora - Oaxaca Cooking School

by Alvin Starkman
Attending a cooking class with Nora Valencia, in her Oaxaca home, combines a lesson in Mexican culinary skills with gaining an understanding of the historical and regional importance of the use of many unique ingredients and resulting recipes. The market visit, Nora’s hands-on approach, energy level and sincerity, and the exceptional multi-course meal, all make learning about Oaxacan gastronomy a worthy component of any Mexican vacation.
If you absorb only a minute fraction of what Nora’s grandmother taught her about Oaxacan cookery over the course of about four decades, you’ll leave with not only a fount of knowledge about ingredients and techniques, but also a profound understanding of the history and geographical variation of all that’s Oaxacan cuisine today … and of course completely satisfied by the end of your gourmet meal.

To read the entire article please go here.

*Video courtesy of Steve Smith

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