BBQ fare

I finally mastered a roast garlic hummus for a recent BBQ which is definitely worthy of a belated blog update. I spent Friday making dips and Saturday morning putting together the salads and everything was a hit. Roast garlic hummus 2 cans chickpeas or two cups cooked chickpeas 2 tablespoons tahini 4 tablespoons olive oil…

Mexican madness

I love our home made Mexican food. Despite the Mexican food wave sweeping the Australian landscape, the stuff we make at home comes the closest to satisfying the desire we have for the flavours we had in Mexico. Now the problem with being too busy to post some of these recipes when we actually made…

Vegetarian – Mexican mushroom and zucchini tacos

I think my favourite taco that I tried in ‘Mexico’s best taqueria’ was a mushroom and zucchini taco. The juicy mushrooms were something else. This recipe made enough for 6 tacos which would feed two. Slice zucchini into thin strips, sprinkle with oregano and olive oil and bake in a pan with one spanish onion…

More tasty marinated chicken mexican inspirations

I made corn wraps (due to lack of tortillas) on Saturday night again. Practising the mexicano is tres awesome. Marinated chicken breast (lime juice, chilli, garlic, coriander) Coriander Sliced avocado Spanish onion, tomato and chilli salsa White mozzerella Simple and divine. I think the use of the really white mozzeralla was a much better result…

Seared tuna, chorizo and mango salsa and wild rice

The title speaks for itself and I’ll keep this simple. Wild rice Sauteé 1 onion and 2 garlic cloves in olive oil until soft Simmer rice for 45 minutes, drain then stir in sauteéd onion and garlic Salsa 1/2 a mango diced 1/2 a chorizo diced and sauteéd until crisp 1/2 a spanish onion 2…