This is a classic Mexican side dish that is usually eaten in tacos, it often comes with the selection of salsas in many restaurants or taco stands and is really good with beef or pork. It goes well with anything you would serve a salad with or as a side dish at a BBQ or buffet. Nopales, also known as prickly pear, are cheap and healthy and easy to prepare once you know how. (more…)
Posts tagged ‘Santiago Market’
Strained Yoghurt Cheese – no special equipment needed
Ok, so now we know how to make yoghurt at home the next step is to make cheese from it.. yep make your own cheese from your own yoghurt! Sounds like something only people on farms do, but it is so easy anyone can do it! The result is a creamy-smooth, soft and spreadable cheese as good as any shop bought soft cheese, if not better cos you made it yourself! It tastes really good plain or you can jazz it up with your favourite herbs and spices like garlic, basil, black pepper etc. (more…)
Seafood “Cooked” in Lime Juice.
Ceviche or cebiche is basically seafood left in lime juice to marinade or “cook” before mixing in a few other key ingredients and serving with crunchy tostadas (fried or baked tortillas), salty crackers or totopos, otherwise known as tortilla chips to us non mexicans. It’s a healthy and wonderfully fresh dish to serve as “botana” the perfect companion to an ice cold beer or white wine. (more…)