Category Archives: Mexican

Chilli Pies

On Friday I made a big pot of my internationally famous chilli, and invited my friends and colleagues around for dinner. One by one they didn’t show up. I was left with a pot of chilli. So I mixed in … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Beef Chilli

My basic minced beef chilli recipe for nachos, tacos, whatever. The slow cooker is a perfect way to let the flavour develop unattended. 300g Minced beef 1 large onion, chopped finely Minced or chopped garlic. 3 or 4 or more … Continue reading

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Pork Tacos

Pork Tacos Orange and lime juice are traditional ingredients in some parts of Mexico. I’m glad I learned that. This may not be a completely “authentic” recipe, but it’s a satisfying alternative to using a packet of proprietary mix. 500g lean minced … Continue reading

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Rice with Black Beans

Something different for my vegetarian days.  Cooked in a rice cooker. 1 can black beans (420g), drained 1 Tbsp. oil 1 onion, finely diced Garlic, crushed 1 or 2 chillies, seeded and chopped 1 tsp. ground cumin 1 tomato, chopped … Continue reading

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Jalapeño Periperi Chicken Wrap

If you don’t like hot, stop now.    This was an idly conceived late Sunday brunch. I was not intending to blog it, but it turned out really well. So tasty and pleasantly hot.  So good in fact, I had … Continue reading

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Guacamole

Much excitement. The grocer actually had some coriander leaves in stock.  I will not tell you the cost. There were also some avocados. Again the price was frightening.  However I had a craving for nachos and guacamole.  I bought three avocados, … Continue reading

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