Category Archives: mexican

black bean soup with pork & veggies

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If you’re not a black bean lover, what are you waiting for? And black bean soup is the perfect place to start to convert you for good! Throw in a ham hock and you’re in smoky hog heaven!

citrus roasted (or grilled) chicken

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Do yourself a big favour and roast a chicken at least weekly – it’ll turn into more meals than you could ever imagine! Enjoy is as is, or shred it and start creating – salads, pastas, soups, sandwiches, tacos, rice dishes – roasted chicken gets along with everything – kind of like Switzerland!

spicy buttermilk pan-fried chicken

spicy buttermilk pan-fried chicken

Spicy buttermilk pan-fried chicken is a true contender when it comes to standing up to the deep-fried variety. The buttermilk does the tenderizing, the spice brings the zing and the pan-frying brings it in without putting it on.

cornbread jalapeño muffins

Cornbread jalapeño muffins combines the best of cornbread and a little spice in a tasty muffin bite. The creamed corn brings the moisture and the kernels bring the crunch for a unique and delicious alternative to plain ‘ole cornbread.

roasted tomato, corn & black bean salsa

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Fresh salsa is a snap to put together – with a few simple ingredients, a little lime juice, olive oil and heat, homemade salsa will be the only salsa that will ever pass your lips!

spicy pita chips

Spicy pita chips are so easy to make – all you need is a pack of pita bread, a little olive oil, salt and seasonings and you can enjoy these crispy chips with all your favourite dips. Simply keep an extra pack of pita bread in your freezer and you can make chips whenever the craving strikes!

wraps ~ pork, veggie, rice & cheddar

Embracing tortilla wraps will transform anything you want to bring together. And when it coomes to leftovers – a little bit of this and a little bit of that creates a whole new meal, thanks to the tortilla! Ever noticed how tortilla wraps are served alongside a variety of items intended to be rolled up inside.

beef ~ the ultimate guide

flank steak

If you’re a beef lover, there is simply nothing better than a big juicy burger cooked to succulent perfection or a richly flavored stew braised to a fork-tender finish or a mouth-watering grilled rib-eye or a seared-to-perfection flank steak or, or, or. What can I say – get to know a few cuts of beef,…

sole 101

sole 101

Why sole is one of the more popular fish is obvious – it takes less time to cook than it does to prepare, takes all sorts of flavours you want to throw at it and it couldn’t be better for you!