Wahaca - Mexican Food at Home by Thomasina Miers

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  • Corn pancakes with avocado cream and crispy bacon

    • JJ2018 on September 25, 2019

      Nice corn cakes but for me there was nothing that made this ‘the one’. Incorporating the chorizo in the batter was a nice change but would be more generous with chipotle next time to get more of a kick from the heat

  • Avocado salad

    • lean1 on March 31, 2020

      I love this dressing. Only difficulty was getting it out of the blender. May use a cuisinart next time.

  • Cucumber, chilli, beetroot and ricotta salad

    • joneshayley on May 08, 2018

      Lovely summer salad. Not breathtaking but worth making if you have a few beets get rid of.

  • Queso fundido with chorizo

    • etcjm on September 07, 2019

      Yum. Chop small. don't be lazy chopping the chorizo because when you are dunking your pitta or tortilla it matters! I really enjoyed this. Think I would cook out longer to ensure the watery of the tomatoes is gone but I was working to when the chicken was cooked. No tequila, not something I would have. Used a tin of chopped tomatoes instead of fresh which I would drain next time. Definitely a do again.

  • Chicken with peanut mole

    • joneshayley on January 23, 2020

      Delicious, and unusual

  • Tinga de pollo

    • lilham on October 17, 2018

      I used 4 boned chicken thighs, half a tin of tomatoes (instead of fresh), and made a half recipe. It was really nice served simply with tortilla bread and avocado. It will work well with rice too, as the author suggested.

  • Black bean stew

    • joneshayley on May 03, 2018

      Another wonderfully deep and flavourful recipe, richly spiced and filling. The accompaniments are perfect and really make the meal

  • Wickedly dark chocolate mousse

    • Pimlicocook on December 05, 2021

      Espresso and tequila gave this a lovely, almost smokey flavour.

  • Soft-baked feta

    • etcjm on February 14, 2021

      I served as part of a tapas spread as I thought it would be lovely with some crusty bread and the prawns I was doing. It was lovely - very aromatic and flavoured from so few ingredients. I had thyme but not marjoram as the garden is under snow at the moment - and it's impossible to buy. In hindsight I should have halved the recipe but I'm sure it will be just as good in some sandwiches over the next couple of days. Will definitely be served again - would be great with salad in the summer, sat in the garden.....Oh to dream.

  • Roast tomato salsa

    • joneshayley on May 27, 2018

      Very good but slightly more watery than I like. It’s worth taking the seeds out of the tomatoes in my opinion

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  • ISBN 10 1444756923
  • ISBN 13 9781444756920
  • Published Jun 21 2012
  • Format eBook
  • Page Count 256
  • Language English
  • Countries United States
  • Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
  • Imprint Hodder & Stoughton

Publishers Text

Eat your way around the markets of Mexico with this collection of over 130 mind-blowing recipes from Thomasina Miers, co-founder of the award-winning Wahaca restaurants. Inspired by the flavours of Mexico but using ingredients easily found in Britain, Wahaca: Mexican Food at Home is all about cooking authentic Mexican food in your own kitchen. Mexican cooking is fresh, colourful and full of flavour, with breakfasts to get you through the day, hearty dinners, sensational puddings, and zingy cocktails. Follow Tommi on her trip through the markets, cantinas and fiestas of Mexico to discover recipes bursting with flavour you'll want to eat and share.

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