A Mexican Food Fiesta!

A Mexican Food Fiesta!

I can't believe it's been just over a year since I returned from Mexico! Time really does fly. Lately I've been really missing the all the delicious Mexican food. I've shared quite a lot of stories about our travels in Mexico but today I wanted to do a Mexican food round up. We could call it a Continue reading

Kid Friendly Thermomix Mexican Chili Nachos

Kid Friendly Thermomix Mexican Chili Nachos

The other day I asked child number 4 what he wanted for dinner.  His answer was Mexican Chili Nachos. I don't often ask the children for dinner requests because I dread the answer. After having five children I now hate spaghetti Bolognese with a passion. Plus, the next request after spag bol, is Continue reading

Smokey Pulled Mexican Chicken

Smokey Pulled Mexican Chicken

I think I may have mentioned previously that I'm a lazy cook. I like maximum flavour and versatility in a dish, with the minimum effort. That's where this Smokey Pulled Mexican Chicken dish comes in very handy. It takes no effort at all to make.  It can be cooked in the slow cooker, or in the Continue reading

Authentic Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas

Authentic Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas

I know I have shared my love of pork with you before, but today the dish of my affections is slow cooker pork carnitas. When we were travelling through Mexico this dish was one of my favourite to buy from the street markets. Typically there would be a large pot of pork carnitas meat next to a grill. Continue reading

Mexican Ceviche Recipe

Mexican Ceviche Recipe

Before we arrived in Mexico I never imagined I would be eating ceviche seafood! Ceviche is not a dish I had previously associated with Mexican food.  It seems I was deliciously mistaken. We are visiting the Yucatan region of Mexico.  The map above is terribly unclear but Yucatan Continue reading

Mexican Tomatillo Salsa Verde

Mexican Tomatillo Salsa Verde

After our trips to Mexico I have fully embraced and immersed myself in Mexican cuisine. In preparation for visiting Mexico I had already bought a tortilla press and perfected the art of making corn tortilla. The delicious corny taste was an awakening of what flavours should be included in a true Continue reading

Mexican Yucatan Chicken – Pollo Pibil

Mexican Yucatan Chicken – Pollo Pibil

I am currently eating my way around Mexico and loving all the fresh healthy food. We are visiting the Yucatán Peninsula which is in south east Mexico on the Caribbean sea. Here the dishes are influenced by the Mayan culture in addition to the usual Mexican flavours. Whenever we are travelling Continue reading

Holy Guacamole – Mexican Food Delish!

Holy Guacamole – Mexican Food Delish!

We have recently returned from Mexico and I am in love with the fresh simplicity of the food. Guacamole is now a food we devour almost daily. Please believe me when I say that EVERYTHING is better with the good old Guac! But, how do you make the perfect guacamole? What should be included in a Continue reading

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