Category: Mexican

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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...

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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 nuts or something similar cooked with espazote leaves. Philippine Pipian is not a very popular dish...

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Miss Moonshines (Auckland, New Zealand)

We dined in here on a lunch time and we ordered most of what’s on the menu to try basically everything, there’s too much food we don’t have any more space for desserts, well there is always a next time. Miss Moonshines is located in Ponsonby just a road away...

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Avocado Chicken Suiza Enchilada

When the word enchilada comes into mind you instantly associate it with chicken, tomatoes and cheese wrapped and baked in a tortilla then served with sour cream. Our enchilada today is quite different as it does not have any tomatoes on it and it’s not the usual Mexican style but...

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Posole Rojo

Pozole is a traditional soup or stew from Mexico made out of hominy and pork cooked in spices like cumin and peppers served with cabbage, avocado, salsa and lime. Originally this dish is quite special as maize was considered to be sacred plant for the Aztecs as well as the...

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Carne Guisada

Carne Guisada is a beef dish slowly braised in tomato based sauce spiced with cumin, chili powder and jalapenos. Usually this is served with Mexican rice, beans, salad and/or tortillas. It’s the Latin Americans take on the classic beef stew. Having said that is also commonly served in nearby regions like...

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Season Restaurant (Kingscliff NSW, Australia)

When I was in Kingscliff me and other delegates from my company stayed at Peppers Salt Resort & Spa a really nice and quiet resort near the beach, in this resort they have this restaurant called Season where we had our breakfast and lunch. All of the breakfast we had...

La Cucaracha Mexican Bar and Grill (Honolulu, Hawaii) 4 2

La Cucaracha Mexican Bar and Grill (Honolulu, Hawaii)

I don’t know why all of a sudden we ate something Mexican when we were in Hawaii, it was also the time we were looking for some local food. Well sometimes when you are hungry you don’t think well and your ability to decide degrades which in turn most of...

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Sopa de Albondigas

Albondigas can be referred to as meatball as well as a Meatball Soup (Sopa de Albondigas) from Mexico, where meatballs made from a mixture of rice and minced beef is cooked in a tomato and beef broth based soup together with vegetables like celery, carrots and potatoes. This dish have...