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This Mexican-inspired salad works well as an addition to wraps, tacos and burritos. It's also good to spoon onto scrambled eggs. Of course, it's great on it's own, too! If you can't find tinned black beans, substitute dried or a tin of borlotti beans.
Recipe by: Pam Garrison
In this unusual upside-down cake, juicy slices of mango are topped with a simple, light sponge mixture flavoured with lime zest and coconut. After baking, the cake is turned out so that the fruit is on top, then finished by dredging with icing sugar and caramelising under a hot grill.
Recipe by: Norma MacMillan
A simple chilli con carne dish made with chicken! Chicken is pan-seared, then transferred to a slow cooker with tomatoes, beans and seasonings. It's the perfect dish to keep you warm throughout the winter. Serve with freshly cooked rice, jacket potatoes or corn bread.
Recipe by: MOMMAOB
This is not your normal prawn cocktail! This recipe calls for lots of fresh coriander, cucumber, spring onions and chilli which gives the classic a Mexican flavour boost. It's a great colourful starter for a summer dinner party.
Recipe by: Rey Garza
Tortillas, either made from wheat flour or cornmeal, are the basic bread that accompanies almost every meal in Mexico. These flour tortillas are easy to make and they have a multitude of uses – serve with meals in place of bread, make wraps with sandwich fillings, or roll round a savoury mixture, sprinkle with cheese and bake.
Recipe by: Norma MacMillan
Mildly spicy Cajun dish with rice, chicken and smoked chorizo slices. Quick and easy to make with minimal washing up.
Recipe by: Áine
This is a hearty and delicious Mexican-inspired dish. Beef mince is simmered with kidney beans and baked beans in a chilli-spiced tomato sauce. Serve with rice, jacket potatoes or with tortilla chips.
Recipe by: Haz
A classic Latin American dish - the seafood is cooked by the acidity of the lime juice. This is so easy to make, but will impress even the most discerning of guests! Fresh ingredients are a must in this recipe.
Recipe by: Star Pooley
This Mexican-inspired dish is easy to make and a fab change of pace. Chicken is sauteed with vinegar, lime juice, spring onion, garlic and oregano for loads of flavour, then served in flour tortillas with tomato, lettuce, grated Cheddar and tomato salsa.
Recipe by: Marissa Wright
Flour tortillas filled with chicken breast, onions, peppers, pico de gallo and cheese.
Recipe by: Tony Cortez