New Tijuana Culinary Workshop for Everyday People

Chef Ryan Steyn brings The Cook Book to Zona Rio

The Cook Book, Chef Ryan Steyn, Tijuana, Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico


TIJUANA – “Let’s add a little more water to the mix. There’s a certain consistency it reaches when you know that it’s ready.” Baja California chef Ryan Steyn drizzled a bit of water from a glass into my hands and I continued to knead my dough for the fresh pastas we were learning to make at The Cook Book, his new Tijuana culinary workshop.

My wife and I, along with six friends and colleagues, had gathered around a long chrome prep table in a large open space in Zona Rio last week to pick up some kitchen skills, meet new people, sip a glass of wine and – by the end of class – enjoy the pastas we’d created with our house-made sauces of pesto and pomodoro


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About W. Scott Koenig (103 Articles)
San Diego-based lifestyle writer W. Scott Koenig is founder of the blog, author of the book 7 Days in The Valle: Baja California’s Wine Country Cuisine and writes columns for DiningOut San Diego Magazine, and Scott is also the Food Expert for Baja California at (formerly FoodieHub), an international culinary site curated by over 275 experts.

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