Category: Mexican

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Caldo de Res

Caldo de Res is a type of beef soup prepared with beef shanks and vegetables in a light tomato based soup, found in the cuisines of Spain and Mexico. I first encountered this on...

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Taco Pao

Taco Pao is a fusion of three different cuisines Mexican for the taco concept then Chinese and Filipino for the pao, a steamed bun folded like a taco filled with asado style pulled pork,...

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Taco Soup

It tastes like taco but in soup form, this Taco soup has all the elements of your favourite Tex Mex food but gives more comfort due to its soupy nature. Made with minced beef,...

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Zambrero (Gold Coast, Australia)

I never knew that we have Zambrero here in New Zealand since I was not specifically looking for them until I gave it a shot when I was in Gold Coast. After a short...

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Tortilla Crisp

When we buy tortillas in a pack we have a choice of six pieces or ten pieces and I hope there is an option for eight as six is not enough for us and...

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Cochinita Pibil

Cochinita pibil or cochinita con achiote is a traditional Mexican dish made out of banana leaf wrapped slow roasted pork marinated in citrus juice seasoned with annatto seeds. It’s one of the Mexican dishes...

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Beef Alambre

Alambre is a Mexican dish made out of chopped grilled beef topped with bacon, roasted peppers, roasted onions, cheese, salsa and jalapenos served with corn or flour tortillas. The name of the dish means...

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Machaca

Machaca is a Mexican dish where dried meats like beef or pork is re-hydrated and pounded then cooked in liquid and spices until really tender. The use of dried meats is considered as the...

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Vigan Chicken Pipian

Philippine Pipian and the Mexican Pipian is very closely related to each other, the key concept of the dish remains the same where meats like chicken is stewed on a mixture stock and ground...