Mexican and Tex Mex

Easy Shredded Chicken with Lime and Paprika

Easy Shredded Chicken with Lime and Paprika

This easy shredded chicken recipe is perfect for tacos. You can do it plain, or with seasoning – or half and half if your family can’t agree. Is anyone in your family fussy? Does your wife like it spicier than you, or do your children […]

Savoury Mexican Mince with Lime and Coriander – No Chilli

Savoury Mexican Mince with Lime and Coriander – No Chilli

This savoury mince (ground beef dish) is a refreshing twist on  Mexican mince – zingy mexican flavour without the heat. Do you eat a lot of mince, or  perhaps it is ground meat where you are from? Red meat has gained a bad reputation health […]

Homemade Salsa with Roasted Red Peppers

Homemade Salsa with Roasted Red Peppers

This fresh, zingy homemade salsa is easy to make, and has plenty of sweetness with no added sugar. The perfect way to create low fat, dairy free tacos. Do you like roasting vegetables? It’s so easy and adds so much sweetness. It’s one reason why […]

30 Minute Fish Chilli with Cod and Chorizo

30 Minute Fish Chilli with Cod and Chorizo

  Whilst I’m not  the biggest fan of super spicy food, I love chilli the dish – chilli con carne, vegetable chilli, every variation you can think of. I even make one with chocolate. So why not fish chilli? We eat fish every Friday, and […]

Tinned Mackerel Salad with Lime and Coriander

Tinned Mackerel Salad with Lime and Coriander

This tinned mackerel salad with coriander (cilantro) and lime is a hint of Mexican inspired freshness for the summer – and packed with nutrition. We sometimes eat tinned fish in sandwiches (check out my tinned mackerel sandwiches post). We often buy more than we need, however, […]

slow cooker black bean mole – perfect for tacos!

slow cooker black bean mole – perfect for tacos!

Slow cooker black bean mole – an intense chocolate flavour chilli that melts in the mouth. I’ve been making this meal for 10 years – I turned 31 last week, and first made it for my 21st birthday party. When cooking for vegetarians and meat eaters […]

Simple Chilli Con Carne

Simple Chilli Con Carne

This quick, simple chilli recipe is mild and easy to make. Are you confident cooking with spices, or do you use mixes, blends and ready made sauces? I’ve designed this chilli to be simple as can be. It’s a blank canvas. It’s very mild, as […]

Sandwich Idea: Refried Bean Style Dip

What do you do when you don’t have the time to cook pasta, and your fridge and cupboards yield no tins of fish, packets of ham or convenient eggs?  No matter how hard you stare at the fridge, it does not contain chutney, pate or […]

Recipe Review: Lime, Ginger and Coriander Chicken

In an effort to increase my repertoire of quick supper dishes, I recently purchased a little book called ‘200 Easy Suppers’ by Hamlyn: you can find it here.   For only £4.99 rrp it seemed like a bargain, and the recipes were imaginative. I picked […]


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