Category: Mexican

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Vero Waterpark Function Centre (Manukau City, New Zealand)

Several weeks ago, we had our team building at Vero Waterpark, if you don’t know what this is most probably you will remember it through some Facebook videos that went viral last year about a man made white water rafting park. It is a popular venue in New Zealand to...

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Spicy Chicken and Mango Salsa Soft Tacos

Well I am not sure if there is such thing as a leftover grilled chicken, because in our place this never happens so if I want to make this dish I always make sure to make more than the usual so I have some leftovers. Spicy Chicken and Mango Salsa...

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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 a TV show I think was presented by Rick Stein when he was in Spain. If...

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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, shredded cabbages, pickled radish, sliced chillies dressed with creamy mayonnaise. I am not sure who invented...

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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, onions, corn, chillies and beans a bowl of this would be perfect on its own, with...

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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 wlak from our Hotel at the Surfers Paradise Boulevard heading to Gold Coast Central we saw...

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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 ten is too much so we end up buying the ten but end up with extra...

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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 with the Mayan origin, originating in the Yucatán Peninsula this dish was traditionally made with suckling...

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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 “wire” in Spanish and even in Filipino and it is believed that the name refers to...

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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 traditional method during the old times meat dehydration was the popular form of preservation but with...