A collection of my favourite recipes & remedies from Mexico and around the world.

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Vegetarian Bean Burgers with Salsa Roja and Yogurt, Lime, Cilantro Salsa (and a wee moan)

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Vegetarian Bean Burgers with Salsa Roja and Yogurt, Lime, Cilantro Salsa: A vegetarian meal even a carnivore will love..

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My Marvellous Mexican Meatballs in Tomato Sauce

Marvellous Mexican Meatballs in Caldillo de Tomate (Tomato Sauce)

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I was never a huge fan of meatballs to be honest but maybe that’s because I never ate homemade ones before this, it was something my Mum never made and I never thought of making. We would have tinned ones now and then and I remember there was a silly song we used to sing that never failed to amuse my sister and I, we used to sing the song quite often actually, not only when eating meatballs! For those who know and those who don’t, here are the lyrics to the Meatball Song aka On top of old Smokey: (more…)

Mince Beef, Onion & Mushrooms in Gravy with Potato and Beetroot Mash & Ensalada de Nopal

British-Mexican fusion comfort food!

This made a wonderfully colourful and eclectic meal that combines a classic British beef, onions and gravy dish with a traditional Mexican side dish and a psychedelic mash! The flavours were a perfect complement to each other, my hubby said that it was just like food he grew up eating, (apart from the potatoes weren’t usually pink), and funnily enough me too, except for the cactus salad, well  my mum never put beetroot in the mash either but it just goes to show that mince beef and potatoes are internationally comforting! (more…)

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