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Mexican chillies and achiote paste to make a marinade for grilled or barbecued meat (see recipe card included).
Tacos Al Pastor (‘shepherd style’) are one of Mexico’s most famous and delicious street foods, with the marinated meat traditionally grilled on a vertical spit, similar to a shwarma or gyro.
30g Achiote Paste (cider vinegar, water, annatto powder, garlic, sea salt, masa harina, cumin, allspice), 2 Chiles Guajillo, 1 Chile Ancho, 1 recipe card.
1 small ripe pineapple, 1kg meat (pork shoulder or chicken thighs), 160ml pineapple juice, 50ml cider vinegar, 2 tsp salt, 2 garlic cloves, 3 tbsp oil and your choice of serving accompaniments.
Toast, soak, blend and sieve dried chillies before adding to pineapple juice to make a paste for marinating meat.
-Serves 6 (enough marinade for 1kg meat)
-Preparation Time: 30 mins, plus minimum 1 hr marinating, preferably overnight; Cooking time: 20 mins.
-Serve thinly sliced Al Pastor meat on freshly warmed Cool Chile Corn Tortillas with grilled pineapple, a squeeze of lime, diced onion and fresh coriander or alongside rice, beans and sliced avocado, with corn tortillas on the side.
Al Pastor style means cooked in the style of a shepherd.
The Northern Mexican dish carne con chile(‘meat with chilli’) does not include beans or tomatoes, unlike the chilli con carne most of us know; tomatoes aren’t necessary when you have a red, silky puree of guajillo chillies.Mexican chillies and spices to make a typical northern Mexican dish carne con chile (recipe card included).
Made with naturally blue corn, our 15cm corn tortillas are essential for making large tacos, quesadillas, enchiladas or mopping up sauces and when a little older fry for tostadas, totopos, flautas and crispy tacos.These 15cm size tortillas are perfect for large tacos or quesadillas or to serve at the table in a tortillero as an accompaniment to a meal. Good for Baja style fish tacos or steak tacos.We make corn tortillas to order, please check our delivery section for more information (including shelf life) as to when you can expect delivery.Please note our tortillas are preservative-free and must be refrigerated on receipt. Tortillas must be served warm, see reheat instructions below.1p from every Baker's Dozen bought goes to Action Against Hunger.