Mexican Eats, Treats, & Classes



You deserve the best Mexican tamales in the Portland, Oregon area. When you think of tamales think Lil Mo’s Cocina. 



Healthy homemade salsa created from fresh ingredients. These salsa’s can be created from not spicy, a hint of spicy, to mild spicy. These salsa’s are custom made to your spice./heat tolerence. 



Treat yourself to some unique delicious Chamoy Gummies. Satisfy your taste buds with some mouth watering treats. 

You deserve authentic Mexcan Food!

Come eat nuritious food that will make you, your friends, and family feel good. This is your opportunity to experience Mexican food, truly, at the home made level. 

100% authentic

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Stay tuned for the next class

Classes only have 5 spots available at the moment so don’t miss out on the opportunity to learn the art of making tamales. By signing up for the next class, you’ll not only gain valuable knowledge but also receive a dozen authentic tamales to share with your loved ones. The class fee is $99 per person, covering both the instruction and the tamales.  To reserve your spot, half of the payment must be made in advance. Please see contact info to claim your spot today!

Learn the science of making delicious tamales. Lil Mo will show you how to make flavorful tamales, in a day, so you and your family can enjoy them for a lifetime and beyond. Do you enjoy Beef Tamales, Chicken Tamales, Jalapeno Tamales, and Pork Tamales? Lil Mo’s Cocina has got you covered!

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Food is one of the best ways to bring the family together. However, to learn how to authentically create food from one of the best in Portland, Oregon would build a powerful family memory. As well as strengthen your family bond. 




They say you do not get to choose blood family, but you can choose your second family, which are your friends.  Let Lil Mo help bring your friendships closer together by showing you and your feinds how to make delicious tamales. 



Corporate Activities

A new exciting way to spend time with your collegues, team, and/or potential customers. Who wouldn’t like to spend a few hours learning a lifetime skill that will pay dividends in aroma, flavor, and satisfaction. Taking a Lil Mo’s class will help you stand out by providing a fun unique experience. 

"To Watch Someone Enjoy My Food Makes Me Feel Happy" (Lil Mo, 2023).

About Us

I'm a little person with a big heart

Lil Mo finds immense joy in bringing happiness to others by serving them a well-cooked meal. With a passion for culinary excellence, she ensures that all the food she prepares is homemade and tailored to individual preferences. Lil Mo’s culinary journey began at the tender age of 10 when she first learned to handle a cooking pan. Drawing inspiration from her mother’s years of cooking experience, Lil Mo has carried on the tradition of offering love on a plate.

Having recently relocated to the vibrant city of Portland, Oregon, Lil Mo is thrilled to introduce her delectable tamales to the local community. She is delighted to provide an opportunity for individuals to purchase these mouthwatering tamales directly from her. Moreover, Lil Mo also aims to share her flavorful cooking style through interactive classes, allowing others to learn the art of preparing tamales.

Lil Mo firmly believes that everyone should have the chance to savor this ancient cuisine in its truest form. While anyone can cook an egg, mastering the art of tamale preparation requires skill and expertise. Lil Mo’s tamales are a testament to her dedication and commitment to preserving the authentic flavors and techniques of this traditional Mexican dish.

By offering her homemade tamales and imparting her culinary knowledge, Lil Mo is not only satisfying appetites but also fostering a deeper appreciation for her rich culinary heritage. Her passion for cooking and her desire to share this passion with others make her a valuable addition to the Portland, Oregon food scene.

So, if you find yourself craving an authentic taste of Mexico, look no further than Lil Mo’s kitchen. Whether you choose to purchase her tamales or join one of her classes, you are guaranteed a delightful experience that will leave you craving more. Let Lil Mo take you on a culinary journey filled with love, tradition, and the irresistible flavors of homemade Mexican cuisine.


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