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The Beach Food of Mexico

  • June 19, 2018

  Spending time at the beach is one of the highlights of any trip to Mexico. The Yucatan Peninsula beaches of Tulum, Playa del Carmen and Cancun on the Caribbean Sea are ever popular for tourists while Baha California in…

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FRIJOLES CHARROS (Cowboy beans)

  • June 12, 2018

One of our customers recently asked us if we had any winter recipes,  a Mexican soup recipe that you could eat with our tortillas. There are a few recipes for soup that we love and we are going to share…

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The food of Hidalgo in Mexico

  • June 5, 2018

  The food of Hidalgo in Mexico is heavily influenced by the ancient, indigenous Otomi people from the Mexico plateau, by Spanish colonials and by the Cornish who came to work in the mines. The food of Hidalgo has also…

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Dona Cholita - Joey And Jefte Juarez

New Website – Check it out!

  • May 29, 2018

Here at the Doña Cholita HQ we are really excited to announce that our website has had a makeover and we would love for you to take a look. First, let us share with you how all the pieces came…

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Achiote Paste

  • May 15, 2018

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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Goodness GRACIAS, Palm Beach, Queensland

  • May 8, 2018

  Driving down the ocean-side strip, you can’t miss Goodness GRACIAS – with its cute little yellow storefront in Palm Beach on the Gold Coast, with sandy-footed patrons milling about out front. Goodness Gracias is the brightest little takeaway shop which is…

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Red Rice Recipe

  • May 1, 2018

  The weather is cooling down here and we are finding that we are wanting to eat more comforting meals. And red rice is one that we always go back to. It is really simple to make and can be…

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The San Marcos Fair in Aguascalientes

  • April 24, 2018

  The San Marcos Fair, known in Mexico as the Feria Nacional de San Marcos, is an annual celebration held in late April to honour the Feast Day of San Marcos (Saint Mark). It’s considered to be the largest and…

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The food of Aguascalientes in Mexico

  • April 17, 2018

  Aguascalientes is located in the north of central Mexico. In Spanish, its name translates as ‘hot waters’, referring to the abundance of hot springs in the area. Fruits like peaches and guava grow well in the state’s temperate central valley…

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