21 Mexican recipes to create your own feast at home

Mexican cuisine is full of delicious, colourful, vibrant and fresh flavours.
Published 21 January 2018 | Updated 25 August 2023
Mexican-style chicken

Mexican staple foods include corn, avocado, beans, rice and chilli. Using these ingredients you can bring the true authentic flavours of Mexico to your table. Mexican is much more than tacos and nachos. Check out our tostadas, quesadillas and burritos. Arriba!

3 key Mexican staples

1. Jalapeño chillies are very hot, green chillies so adjust according to taste. Find them bottled in brine in the Mexican food aisle.

2. Mexican chilli powder is a mix of cumin, paprika, chilli, oregano, cayenne pepper and garlic. Find it in the spice aisle.

3. Fresh coriander is a pungent lemony herb that looks similar to flat-leaf parsley. Find it in the fresh produce section.