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What is Chipotle?

Dried Chipotle Pepper
While Mexican food in Australia is becoming more popular contrary to the "Tex-Mex" variety it is used to, more and more Australians explore seasonings and spices used in Mexican cooking. One of the most commonly used terms in most Mexican restaurants is chipotle.

The Jalapeño: Everything You Need To Know

Jalapeño Pepper
When you think of Mexican food, you probably imagine a spicy, warm sensation that comes with it that lasts for hours. That's the jalapeño, Mexico's chilli. We all love that tiny green explosion of flavour and fire in our burritos, nachos, and quesadillas, but how much do you know about the pepper itself?

International Beer Day

International Beer Day
Beer, the iconic drink of Australians, might be one of the oldest drinks invented, dating back to the 5th millennium BC in Iran. Here at OTB, we have a range that will suit the finest beer connoisseurs. And what's better than downing an ice-cold Mexican pale ale with your favourite Mexican fiesta.

Coriander – Herb Information

Coriander Herb
Coriander is a herb used in various cuisines worldwide. Scientifically known as ‘Coriandrum Sativum’ it is mainly used for garnishing dishes. It imparts an earthy taste compared to other herbs like sage and parsley.

The Tortilla

Tortilla
Regardless of the location, on the beach in Cabo, a taco stand in Mexico City or the finest of New York’s restaurants, Tortillas are consumed worldwide. And have been for centuries.

Benefits of Avocado

Avocado
What if I told you that the original Hass avocado tree is still bearing fruit today? Perhaps, like that tree, if we consume more avocados, we’d live longer and healthier lives! While eating too much guacamole may not cause you to sprout into an avocado tree, it does mean that you will be fed both inside and out as a result of the health advantages of avocados.

Queso: A Quick Guide to Mexican Cheeses

Cheese
Cheese is an amazing food product and ingredient to use as it gives great texture and flavour. However, if you’re an amateur cheese aficionado, selecting the correct cheese might be difficult. However, several wonderful Mexican cheese selections do more than fill a tortilla.

Sangria’s History in Mexico

Sangria OTB
Some of the greatest alcoholic beverages are found in Mexican cuisine. Tequila shots, margaritas, fantastic beers, and much more can be found on a night out south of the border. Today, we'll go into one of the most delectable beverages by delving into the wonderful and sweet Sangria.

Best BBQ Side Dishes

BBQ Side Dishes
Here, at On the Border, our range of sauces and side dishes pair beautifully with grilled meat and veg. Let's suppose you're hosting a party with Mexican cuisine; what would go well with the Mexican main course? We have compiled a few of our best BBQ side dishes that are easy to make and add richness to the feast!

What is Chorizo?

chorizo OTB
Chorizo is a remarkably versatile Mexican ingredient, and it is probably one of the most favourite ingredients in the kitchen. Chorizo, unlike its name, is simply a sausage stuffed with traditional Mexican flavours. Grind some chilli peppers, add them to pork sausage, and you’ve picked up the essence of Mexican Chorizo.