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

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

Cabo Cantina Venice Beach

Cabo Cantina Venice Beach

Hello Sunshine! After just finishing the Mexican leg of journey you might have thought we would have had our fill of Mexican food. Nope... not even close.  We arrived back in America and headed straight for our second home, Venice Beach to satisfy our craving for more Mexican 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

Caribe Mexicano – Tulum Mexico

Caribe Mexicano – Tulum Mexico

There is more to Tulum than just the Mayan Ruins. There are three distinct districts called "Tulum." Tulum Pueblo is the town you pass through on the way to the ruins. It is about 3kms from the Tulum Ruins and it's worth stopping for a look around. We loved our tour of Tulum (the Mayan Ruins) but Continue reading

Blue Plate Taco Santa Monica

Blue Plate Taco Santa Monica

What causes a restaurant to be so popular that from opening to close there isn't an available table to be seen? We had passed this restaurant at various times of the day and night during our stay in Santa Monica and we always found it was packed! So this was the question I had in my mind as we took 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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