Tag Archives: Mexican

Lunch with a difference: Mexican Chicken Drumsticks

Fed up with sandwiches? These are family-friendly and perfect for lunch, an afternoon snack, or as an appetiser. My aim with this recipe was to give the chicken a light Mexican flavour but without being too spicy. I have used … Continue reading

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Cinco de Mayo: Mexican weeknight dinners

Tomorrow is the Mexican celebration of Cinco de Mayo – the 5th May. I thought I would re-visit a few recipes that are perfect for a weeknight dinner so you can enjoy some tasty Mexican food without spending all day … Continue reading

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Speedy Chicken, Corn and Chipotle Chili

I made this in about 5 minutes. If you can open a couple of cans and a jar then you can make this. All you have to do is combine the 4 ingredients for the chili in a saucepan to … Continue reading

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Super Bowl Snacks: Loaded Potato Wedges

Looking for a last minute snack to eat during the big game? Nachos are some of my favourite Mexican-style food, so today I thought I would try to do something similar with store-bought frozen potato wedges. It works :-) I love these … Continue reading

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Baked Stuffed Peppers with Chorizo, Beans and Egg

This is a really easy brunch idea. My lovely neighbour gave me a few green capsicums, (bell peppers if you are from anywhere outside Australia :-) ), and they worked perfectly for this recipe. These are really easy to put … Continue reading

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Dinner from the Pantry: Lentil and Bean Enchiladas

This week I’ll be sharing my favourite recipes for making dinner using basic ingredients from the pantry. This makes a great dinner for so many reasons – it is easy to cook, cheap, filling and, best of all, very tasty. I … Continue reading

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Weeknight Dinner: Cheesy Mexican Stuffed Peppers

This is a different way to serve a quick Mexican dinner. I must admit to keeping a few Old El Paso dinner kits in the pantry for weeknights when I can’t be bothered to think too much about dinner. It … Continue reading

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Sour Cream Cornbread with Chilli and Poppy Seeds

For those of you in the northern hemisphere who are now coming into the colder weather, this cornbread makes a great side dish for comfort food. I’ve made cornbread before, but to be honest it wasn’t as nice as this … Continue reading

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Super Speedy: Steak Fajitas

These fajitas take just minutes to make and you can adapt them to suit the contents of your fridge. I came up with these as a quick dinner when we got back from the shops the other day. I had … Continue reading

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Weeknight Dinner: Chilli Con Carne

This dinner is relatively quick to make but certainly doesn’t lack flavour. Even though I love cooking, I still have trouble finding the motivation to make dinner when I come home after a day at work. Recipes that require me … Continue reading

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