Pulled jackfruit tacos

Pulled jackfruit tacos

Jackfruit is by no means Mexican, however it is a great replacement for carnitas, pulled pork, which is very popular in Mexico. Pulled jackfruit tacos are my take on the classic Mexican taco. Hope you like it. Pulled Jackfruit Tacos For the spice blend2 tsp ground...
Portabello mushroom fajitas

Portabello mushroom fajitas

 Fajitas trace back to Mexican ranch workers living across the border in Texas. Does that make it Mexican or Tex-Mex? You decide. Either way fajitas are great. This vegetarian version is made with meaty portabello mushrooms. Don’t leave the mushrooms to marinate...
Tortilla Soup

Tortilla Soup

Tortilla soup is very satisfying and soulful.  This recipe is based on the traditional way to make it, however I’m leaving the option to add courgette, sweetcorn and beans to make the soup into a more substantial meal. The combination of beans, sweetcorn and squash...
Roasted squash and mango soft tacos

Roasted squash and mango soft tacos

In Mexico, the cheeses are very subtle and creamy, unlike the punchy cheddars we have in the UK.  Feta may seem a weird choice, but it works well – opt for a creamy feta instead of a salty or long cured one. Wensleydale is also a good substitute for Mexican cheese. ...
Mexican Lasagne

Mexican Lasagne

Mexican Lasagne has been in my little black recipe book for over 15 years. This recipe uses cupboard and freezer staples to create a delicious, wholesome recipe that is full of flavour. It can be adapted with the seasons but incorporating things like winter squash,...
Rhubarb Salsa

Rhubarb Salsa

Spring is here, that means it is time for rhubarb. Rhubarb is most frequently used for desserts, but this fiesta for the taste buds showcases the savoury side of rhubarb in Rhubarb Salsa. Salsa is one of my all time favourite condiments and as usual, homemade is...
Salsa Verde

Salsa Verde

Salsa verde is a green Mexican salsa made with tomatillos. Tomatillos are a plant of the night shade family that is popular in Mexico and have a papery outer husk that is removed before eating, much like their family member physalis or cape gooseberry. Tomatillos...
Pumpkin Enchiladas Verde

Pumpkin Enchiladas Verde

Pumpkin Enchiladas Verde are the perfect way to enjoy pumpkin or winter squash. Enchiladas are one of my favourite Mexican dishes and pumpkin is one of my favourite vegetables making this a dish to remember. I chose to do this batch of enchiladas using a green salsa...