Date night at Chiquito, Swindon

One of my favourite foods to cook at home is Mexican. Whether that’s enchiladas, nachos (dairy free of course) or a good bean chilli, it’s something I always find myself tucking into at least once a week. Honestly if I could eat Mexican food all the time I’d be happy. Along with cooking at home, I also used to love going to Chiquito, a Mexican restaurant chain in the UK. So, partly for my exposure Read More…

Vegetarian bean burritos

Ryan’s brother and sister-in-law came over for tea this evening, to catch up and so Ryan and his brother could watch the Manchester United Vs. Liverpool game together. They both support different teams – Ryan supports Manchester United and his brother supports Liverpool. There was a lot of shouting at the tv and arguements over referee decisions(!), I admit watching them both literally on the edge of their seats was quite funny. The teams drew Read More…

Red kidney bean, rice and mince burritos

These red kidney bean, rice and mince burritos are usually one of Ryan’s dishes, but I decided to give the recipe a try! You will need 400g mince meat 1 cup long grain rice 1 tin of 420g kidney beans, drained 1 tin of 400g chopped tomatoes 1 cup of cold water Grated cheese to serve 1 packet mix of chilli powder (I used Schwartz hot chilli con carne) 8 tortillas Method Add rice and Read More…