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Tortilla Soup

Sopa de Tortilla (Tortilla Soup)

  • March 22, 2020

Sopa de tortilla (Tortilla soup) also known as Sopa Azteca is so simple but has so much depth of flavour! Tortillas are never wasted in Mexico! This is an awesome way to use old tortillas, those extra few that were…

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The food of Sonora in Mexico

  • December 24, 2019

The food of Sonora in Mexico has evolved through indigenous and Spanish influences as well as its unique geography and proximity to the United States.  Sonora is in the north-west of Mexico and borders the American States of Arizona and…

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Use Mexican Corn Tortillas

Enchiladas Placeras

  • December 21, 2019

  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 specialty. The warm corn tortilla is…

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Traditional Mexican foods at Christmas

  • December 16, 2019

How Mexicans celebrate Christmas with Food Food plays a central part in most Mexican celebrations, especially during the celebration of Christmas. With more than 80% of Mexican people belonging to the Catholic religion, Christmas celebrations are a big deal right…

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Typical Mexican Family Food

  • December 10, 2019

Like many cultures around the world, food is an integral party of family life. Family meal times are an opportunity to gather for the preparation and sharing of food. It is the same in Mexico where breakfast, lunch and dinner…

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Achiote Paste

  • November 27, 2019

What is Achiote? Achiote – also known as Annatto - is a popular natural food colouring used in Mexican cooking to add a yellow-orange hue to a variety of dishes. It comes from the seeds of the evergreen Achiote tree…

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Quesadilla

The history of the Quesadilla

  • November 26, 2019

The Quesadilla is a common dish that you can find in any regular Mexican restaurant. It is also an essential meal or snack cooked in Mexican family kitchens. While the Quesadilla is seen as an authentic dish with its origins…

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Doña Cholita

Who is Doña Cholita?

  • November 19, 2019

Doña Cholita how do you pronounce it? We’ve been asked this question so many times, so here it is; Don-ya Cho-lee-ta  But there is so much more to the name than just that. Doña Cholita is Jefte’s beloved grandmother. Doña…

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Mexican Chicken Soup with Avocado

  • May 14, 2019

When I was in mexico this simple dish, a chicken soup, made by Jefte's mum Mirna, blew my mind!  I swear I've never eaten anything so soul enriching. When I finished I had a smile from ear to ear and…

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Your Spanish pronunciation guide

  • May 11, 2019

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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