Showing posts with label Mexican Cuisine. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Mexican Cuisine. Show all posts

Friday, 6 November 2015

Cooking with Old El Paso at Food at 52 and a giveaway

Mexican food is firm favorite in my house, we love the flavours and easy recipes that can be created with simple ingredients. Some of our favorite Mexican recipes are tortillas, burritos, enchiladas, nachos and we love the salsa and the guacamoles.


Old El Paso make cooking Mexican food easy with their deliciou range of sauces, salsas and the ready to fill taco and tortilla  shells and burritos. They recently hosted a Mexican cookery class at Food at 52, a cookery school in Old Street which I absolutely adore having been there several times to cook.


As we waited for the rest of the team to arrive we were spoilt with some delicious nibbles and drinks to get us in the mood of the Mexican evening.


Attending these cookery events are always fun because not only do you get some recipe inspiration from the product, get to enjoy the food created but also make some new foodie friends too.


The cookery session was fun, the vegetarians made a filling of sweet potato, onions, peppers and courgettes  while the non vegetarians created a filling from mince and also chopped  lots of lovely salad toppings to go on top of the tortillas.



I was a guest of Old El Paso at Food at 52 and this post is all about my personal experience of the evening.

As always I endeavour to try and share my experience with my readers so in collaboration with Old El Paso I have one hamper full of Old El Paso goodies for one simply food reader  to win so that they too can create their own mid week Mexican feast to taste.

The Prize:



  • Extra Mild Super Tasty Stand ‘N’ Stuff Soft Taco Kit
  • 8 STAND’N’STUFF Tortillas
  • 12 Crunchy Taco shells
  • 2 x Garlic & Paprika Taco Seasoning Mix
  • Flour Tortillas Regular 8 Pack
  • 2 x Smoky BBQ Fajita Seasoning Mix
  • Mild Thick n’ Chunky Salsa

How To Enter:
  • Simply complete the Rafflecopter widget below to verify your entries
  • 1 Old El Paso hamper 
  • Entries can be via blog comment, Facebook, Twitter etc
  • This competition is open to UK residents only over 18 years of age. Please read the rules below .
  • Leaving a blog comment is mandatory and failure to do so will void any other entries.
  • Closing date - Dec 5th 2015 12.00 am
a Rafflecopter giveaway

Saturday, 13 June 2015

Mexican Rice



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Mexican Rice
Mexican rice with peppers and kidney beans, delicately spiced with cajun spices.
Ingredients:
  • 240g / 8oz Pre cooked cold boiled rice
  • 60g /2oz Precooked kidney beans
  • 60g /2oz Precooked Sweet corn
  • 60g /2oz Finely diced mixed peppers red, green and yellow
  • 1 small Finely diced red onion
  • 1 tablespoon Finely chopped coriander leaves
  • 1 medium boiled potato diced
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon White pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Coriander powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon Paprika
  • 1/2 tablespoon Olive oil
Method:
1. In a large pan add the oil, when it is hot saute the onions until they are translucent.2. Add the peppers and saute them for 2 minutes, next add the sweetcorn, kidney beans and diced potatoes and saute for another 3 minutes.3. Add the salt, white pepper,paprika, cumin powder, coriander powder, oregano and mix all the spices into the vegetable mixture.4. Add the rice to the vegetable mixture and toss gently for 3 minutes until all the vegetables are mixed in with the rice and it is warmed through.5. Transfer the rice to a serving bowl and garnish with the fresh coriander leaves.
Details
Prep time: Cook time: Total time: Yield: Serves 2

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