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Mexican Charro (Cowboy) Beans with A Twist

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The official start to this year’s autumn season began just a few days ago, September twenty-three. The temperatures are slowly dropping in many areas of the Northern Hemisphere and people are starting to spend more time indoors. For me, autumn and cooler temperatures mean hearty stews and soups. Today I’d like to share with you […]

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(Mole Style) Chicken In Poblano-Serrano Pepper Sauce + 95 Mexican Independence Day Fiesta Recipes

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Learning to make a good authentic mole sauce is on my bucket list. Many people don’t realise that there is a huge amount of variations to authentic mole sauces in Mexico. There are dark brown and red ones, yellow and green; as well as spicy, chocolately and sweet variations too. If you’ve even heard of this […]

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Brocóli A La Mexicana or Mexican Style Broccoli

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In Mexican cuisine when you see a dish that has “a la mexicana” in it’s title it simply means Mexican style. More specifically it denotes that green chilies, white onions and red tomatoes were used in it’s preparation. These three colours are the Mexican flag, and hence the term “a la mexicana”. Additionally the tree […]

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Leslie’s Mexican Deviled Shrimp

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Growing up shrimps were my most favourite seafood. Mostly my mother would prepare them in a coctel de camaron or shrimp cocktail (recipe coming soon), and that was always my preferred way of eating them. Every shrimp meal I so looked forward to with great anticipation. I still love shrimp, even though they are not […]

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Steak and Poblano Pepper Fajitas

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There is great comfort to be found in simple food. Savoury, fresh, vibrant, and spicy flavours; with some warm corn tortillas thrown in, and now we’re on a great path to comfort food for me. I didn’t grow up eating fajitas, in fact it wasn’t until my family moved to the US that I even […]

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Fish Fillets with Epazote Leaves, Onion and Habanero Peppers + All About Epazote

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Today I have another super simple meal to share with you: Fish fillets cooked with sautéed epazote leaves, onion and habanero peppers. Before we get to the recipe I’d like to introduce you to epazote. Epazote is an aromatic herb used in Mexican cooking with a very distinct scent and taste. You may know this […]

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Prickly Pear and Coconut Water Smoothie + July’s YBR Signup

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When the sun is blazing and it feels like you could (literally) fry an egg on the top of your head, you need a refreshing drink. I knew it was going to be hot in the tropics but Jesus, it’s really hot! Does that sound like I’m complaining? I’m not. Getting to live in eternal […]

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