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Quesadilla

The history of the Quesadilla

  • September 18, 2017

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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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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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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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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Chicken Tinga

Chicken Tinga

  • August 22, 2016

Chicken Tinga or Tinga de Pollo is shredded or pulled chicken in a chipotle & tomato sauce, it’s usually done with chicken or beef, but just about any meat would work. The chipotle gives the dish a delicious smoky flavour…

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Tortilla Soup

Sopa de Tortilla (Tortilla Soup)

  • July 23, 2016

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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Doña Cholita Tortillas

How to use tortillas five ways

  • June 23, 2016

So everyone knows how to use tortillas to make tacos, right? But did you know that you could use our Doña Cholita organic corn tortillas for so much more than that? To help you on your way we thought we…

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Tacos Al Pastor

Tacos al Pastor

  • May 25, 2016

Tacos al Pastor were my absolute favourite and my introduction to tacos in Mexico. When we lived in Monterrey there was this taco place around the corner from our apartment and this was their specialty, called trompo (which means spinning top)…

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Ceviche with Totopos

  • March 26, 2016

Fish is a common dish for Mexicans at Easter time, with lent meaning that a lot of people fast from red meat. This is the Juarez family take on the classic ceviche, a few extra vegetables to make sure your…

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Tomato Salsa

  • October 23, 2015

The number of different salsa’s in Mexico is mind blowing, it’s not uncommon to have 4 different types of fresh chili based salsas on the table, each one with a unique flavour. The idea is to build your own level…

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