Mexican Made Easy


S5 Ep5 - Light And Healthy Mexican

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Mexico is full of incredible and light flavours that will fuel even the busiest of bodies. After yoga class, Marcela shows how she doesn't sacrifice flavour for nutrients when she makes salpicon, a marinated, shredded beef salad stacked on grilled tostadas, then topped with a fresh and simple pineapple salsa. Next, a fresh...

Season 5 Episode 2 - Mother's Day

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This Mother's Day, Marcela and her sister Carina are going to revive some family traditions and bring out their mother's recipes for the ultimate cooking challenge. Will Marcela be able to teach Carina how to make their mother's polverones, a sweet walnut cookie, in time to celebrate with the kids? If not, Marcela has a fe...
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S5 Ep13 - Mexican Classics

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In the season finale, Marcela shares her favourite dishes from the Yucatan, done super easy, for the busy cook. To start, she makes cochinita pibil, delicious slow cooked pork marinated in an orange and achiote sauce. Next, simple panuchos, tortillas stuffed and cooked into a perfect ‘plate’ for the pork. Then, a classic M...

S5 Ep12 - All About Salsa

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Today, Marcela shows us just how versatile salsa, the quintessential Mexican condiment, really is as she prepares a delicious smoky salsa out of guajillo chiles as well as a fresh, bright mango habanero salsa. Marcela uses these two salsas to make other delicious dishes. The guajillo salsa is a perfect base for a slow cook...

S5 Ep11 - Homestyle Mexico

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Today, Marcela invites us into her kitchen to share all of the dishes she grew up with. She first makes arroz rojo, a traditional red rice. Then she whips together a condiment you'll find in refrigerators across the country, crisp pickled vegetables. Next, there's the classic caldo de res, a delicious beef stew to warm up ...

S5 Ep10 - Mexican Sweets

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When it comes to dessert, Mexico has had many influences, and today Marcela shows us some of her favourites. First, she marries layers of rich, creamy flan and chocolate cake in a chocolate flan that will make your mouth water! Next, light and delicious crepes - stuffed with pecans, bananas and the classic Mexican caramel ...

S5 Ep9 - Holy Mole!

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Oaxaca is one of Marcela's favourite places in all of Mexico, and today she's showing us everything she loves about that city and its fascinating culinary traditions. Talk of food in Oaxaca always starts with mole negro, the quintessential sauce famous for its richness and layers of flavour. Next up, tlayudas, a popular st...

S5 Ep8 - Marcela's Family Favourites

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Marcela introduces her aunt, Tia Marcela, and they share some of their favourite family recipes and stories. From one side of the family we get savoury tuna stuffed chiles. From another side, the tradition of grandma's meatballs continues in a hearty lamb albondiga soup. Next, Marcela makes a savoury sweet potato casserole...

S5 Ep7 - Farm Fresh

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Marcela has always been inspired by the freshest fruits and vegetables she can find. At her favourite local farm, she packs up a bounty of produce to make her delicious menu. First up, pastel Azteca, an amazing, one-dish meal layered with pablano peppers, melted oaxaca cheese and tortillas. She also whips up a delicious av...

S5 Ep6 - Kids In The Mexican Kitchen

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Marcela always includes her son Fausto in the kitchen, but today she's going out to teach other kids the importance of good food! At Olivewood Gardens, Marcela picks vegetables with the kids and prepares a healthy bean, cauliflower and cheese burrito that's sure get an A from the class. The base of these burritos are rich ...