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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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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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Tortilla Soup

Sopa de Tortilla (Tortilla Soup)

  • June 4, 2019

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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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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Five Ways to Use Mexican Corn Tortillas

  • May 10, 2019

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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Academic Appeal Sample

  • April 30, 2019

Often times, conditioned upon the sort of composition, another body paragraph may be used to earn a concession and rebuttal. For an standard 5 paragraph essay, you might be going to require three or more reasons, or components for your own reply. Each paragraph will get a topic sentence that will be among the reasons to think the dissertation.

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The food of Colima in Mexico

  • September 25, 2018

Colima, on the west coast of Mexico, is the country’s fourth smallest state covering just under 5,500 square kilometres. The food of Colima in Mexico is a fusion of meat dishes from the semi-arid ranch land interior, with sub-tropical crops…

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Shop Open

  • September 18, 2018

Earlier this month we opened up our online Shop. I am not sure if you noticed but we are really excited about it. This is just the humble beginnings and yes we only have two items up for grabs right now but…

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