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Sustainability

Dona Cholita’s Sustainability Commitment

  • December 19, 2016

Sustainability and being aware of our environmental impact is important in both our family life and in our work life at Doña Cholita. At home we look for everyday ways to improve our sustainability commitment and reduce our footprint. We…

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Use Mexican Corn Tortillas

Enchiladas Placeras

  • December 5, 2016

  Enchiladas Placeras or Enchiladas Mineras are a speciality from Morelia in central Mexico. As with so many dishes in Mexico it's hard to find it outside the places it comes from. A regional speciality. The warm corn tortilla is…

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Your Spanish pronunciation guide

  • November 21, 2016

Your Spanish pronunciation guide. Have you ever been in an authentic Mexican restaurant and gone to order your favourite Pollo Quesadilla with Jalapeños and queso Oaxaca with a Cerveza but all you could do was point at the menu because you…

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Use Mexican Corn Tortillas

Five Ways to Use Mexican Corn Tortillas

  • November 14, 2016

In many areas of Mexico, corn tortillas are eaten several times daily, served with most family meals. It’s not uncommon for an adult to eat 12 corn tortillas in one day! In some other areas of Mexico, such as the…

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Day Of The Dead

What is the Day of the Dead?

  • October 27, 2016

The Day of the Dead, or Día de los Muertos as it is known in Spanish, is a significant cultural and religious holiday celebrated in Mexico primarily in the central and southern parts of the country from 31 October to…

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In loving memory of Doña Cholita

  • October 23, 2016

Doña Cholita passed away a few weeks ago! Both Jefte & I shed a tear, She was old, almost 92, and lived a long and fruitful life, indeed she outlived her husband who passed away last year at the age…

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Grow Your Own

Grow Your Own Mexican Ingredients at Home

  • October 17, 2016

If you love Mexican food as much as we do you, why not grow your own Mexican Ingredients at home? It’s not as tricky as it sounds and it will save you time and money on visits to the supermarket…

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Beans

Refried Beans (Frijoles refritos)

  • September 28, 2016

It’s true, beans are a staple in Mexico. There is usually always a pot of beans on the stove that gets reheated and ‘refried’ for each meal. Each time the beans are reheated they are boiled to make sure any…

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Totopos Are The Original Corn Chip

Totopos are the Original Corn Chip

  • September 23, 2016

Made from fried pieces of corn tortilla, Totopos are the original corn chip. Originating in the 1940s, Totopos are now a popular snack food in many western countries and we always open a bag or two when friends and family…

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Reasons Why We Should All Be Eating Organic Food

Reasons Why We Should All Be Eating Organic Food

  • September 9, 2016

Organic food consumption is on the rise. As organic food advocates and manufacturers, we think that’s fantastic! We are proud to say that Doña Cholita Organic Corn Tortillas are made from a sustainable supply of organic ingredients and we wouldn’t…

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