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Now serving our Doña Cholita Corn Tortillas

  • April 8, 2017

If you live in the Northern Rivers around Byron Bay in New South Wales you have probably seen our Doña Cholita Corn Tortillas both blue and white corn in the fridge of your local supermarket or grocer. Hopefully you’ve even…

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A Tacography of Mexico

  • March 27, 2017

This cute graphic illustrates ‘A Tacogpraphy of Mexico’. It’s a play on words of course. The landscape map or ‘cartography’ of Mexico isn’t drawn with tacos shapes for mountains and valleys. This ‘Tacography of Mexico is a gastronomic guide in…

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Doña Cholita Support Local Business

Doña Cholita Support Local Business

  • March 6, 2017

We think it's important to support local business. Living and working in far northern New South Wales, we know first-hand how difficult it can be for any start-up business to get off the ground and prosper in a regional area.…

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Mexican Green Mole

What is a Mexican Mole?

  • February 28, 2017

You’re probably thinking that a Mexican mole (pronounced moe-lay) is a chicken dish served in a chilli and chocolate sauce at your local Mexican restaurant? But in fact, Mexican mole includes a whole a variety of Mexican sauces and dishes…

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Fajita Recipe

Fajita recipe

  • February 13, 2017

  This Fajita recipe is a simple and quick taco and a Mexican classic, you can do any number of variations to add a bit more excitement. A few mushrooms and/or some bacon and some grated cheese melted over the…

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Five Mexican Drinks To Beat The Heat

Five Mexican Drinks to Beat the Heat

  • January 13, 2017

It’s the middle of Summer here in northern New South Wales and as a family we have been relishing the longer days, the warm sunshine and the beautiful local beaches. There have been lots of gatherings with family and friends…

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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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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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