Creamy Baked Sweet Potato with Pipian

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Our must visit spots in Oaxaca

Calling all travel enthusiasts! 🌎​ Oaxaca, Mexico was recently named the best city in the world by Travel...

3 months ago

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Chilli Hot List

Tommi has a whole book paying homage to the humble chilli pepper, "Chilli notes".  Here's a selection from...

7 months ago

Wahaca Takes A Break With Steak

You might have seen in the news that at Wahaca we’ve been making a few changes to our...

7 months ago

Seasonal Specials

Say hello to the new taco in town. Our flavour packed falafel are made with chickpeas, beetroot, mushrooms...

2 years ago

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You say Wahaca, we say Oaxaca

At Wahaca we’re all about bringing you Mexican street food that’s sustainable and planet-friendly, as well as being totally delicious. The source of our inspiration is the vibrant and exciting tastes and flavours of Oaxaca, Mexico. It’s the go-to destination for some of the best street food in...

2 years ago

DAY OF THE DEAD

As one of Mexico’s most momentous annual fiestas, Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is...

2 years ago

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Winter at Wahaca

Summer may have drawn to a close but the launch of our winter menu brings with it a...

2 years ago

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Kids Charities

For every kids meal sold at Wahaca a 20p donation goes to our kids charity partners in the...

2 years ago

SUMMERY CORN & CARNITAS

Corn is indigenous to Mexico and a staple of Mexican street food, so we're always looking for new...

2 years ago

ANYONE FOR CRICKET?

They’re packed with protein, surprisingly tasty and possibly one of the most sustainable ingredients on the planet -...

3 years ago

Creamy Baked Sweet Potato with Pipian

This deliciously simple meat-free dish combines a ‘roasted until creamy’ sweet potato with a protein-packed traditional Mexican pipián,...

3 years ago

Fideus with smoky chipotle salsa

You might not think about pasta as a Mexican ingredient, but this dish with a rich tomato sauce...

3 years ago

Warm corn salad with a touch of spice

This warm salad's a perfect way to turn Mexico's favourite grain into a light summer lunch with just...

3 years ago

Meat-free chilli with roasted squash & black beans

For a party, serve the chile with salsas, slaw, guac, chips and rice; for a quiet mid-week dinner...

3 years ago

Smoky mackerel and sweet garlic tostadas

This light, fluffy, smoky mackerel is both delicious and incredibly healthy, giving you a good dose of the...

3 years ago

Crushed summer peas

Earlier this month, Tommi was set the challenge by Time Out to produce a delicious recipe with just...

3 years ago

Smoky chipotle cauliflower cheese

This cauliflower cheese recipe is rich in flavour with the addition of smoky chipotle chilli and a hint...

3 years ago

Strawberry & balsamic frozen margaritas

With summer stretching out ahead of us, this frozen strawberry and balsamic margarita is the perfect serve for...

4 years ago

Summer tacos with courgette & corn

This summery taco filling with lightly sautéed courgette and sweetcorn, masses of fresh summer herbs and a crumble...

4 years ago

Crispy sweet potato with roast serrano allioli

This twist on the most popular side dish we serve at Wahaca are the sweeter, spicier version of...

4 years ago

Make your own Papel Picado bunting

When we’re celebrating, we string these traditional paper-cut flags all around the restaurants, and what better reason to...

4 years ago

Mexican Flour Tortillas

Although we love a corn tortilla, there are times when a flour tortilla (found more usually in the...

4 years ago

Volunteering with Cook-19

Over the last few weeks the Wahaca team and our amazing chefs have been busy cooking up hundreds...

4 years ago

Crisp churros with warm chocolate dipping sauce

When it comes to desserts, our churros with chocolate are pretty hard to beat and bring a perfect...

4 years ago

Our Freshly mashed guacamole

Every good fiesta needs nibbles to kick things off. So here’s our recipe for the ultimate Guacamole, a...

4 years ago

Grilled Ancho Chicken Tacos

The grilled chicken tacos we (normally) serve at Wahaca are a huge favourite, and luckily they’re also perfect...

4 years ago

The Wahaca Mule

A sip of our Wahaca Mule (Our twist on the Moscovite classic) will transport you directly to Mexico’s...

4 years ago

The Ultimate Cinco de Mayo Fiesta

4 years ago

Tommi's magic chipotle marinade

Chipotles en adobo is a simple-to-make Mexican store cupboard essential transforms smoked chipotle chillies into a marinade that’s...

4 years ago

Grow your wahaca chillies

If there's ever been a time to get green fingered and plant that packet of Wahaca chilli seeds...

4 years ago

Wahaca's Easter Chocolate Brownies

This deeply chocolatey cake with a hint of cinnamon and a pinch of sea salt has been a...

4 years ago

Wahaca Tracks: Your At Home Playlist

Alongside a blog full of recipes to have you cooking like a Mexican, we’re now bringing the sounds...

4 years ago

TOMMI'S CHILLI PICADILLO

This dish is the real Mexican chilli con carne. It's super easy to flex so you can make...

4 years ago

Netflix and Chilli

We’ve pulled together our top 5 Mexican inspired Netflix hits, from the mouth-watering Taco Chronicles, to the uplifting Book...

4 years ago

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MAKE YOUR OWN PIÑATA

Looking for the perfect way to stop your kids smashing up the house? Here’s our step by step...

4 years ago

Molletes

Molletes are incredibly simple, satisfying sandwiches of refried beans, melted cheese and fresh tomato salsa. In Mexico they...

4 years ago

Recipes

Corn pancakes with avocado & crispy bacon

Make someone’s day with this ultimate breakfast recipe. Combine corn pancakes with crispy bacon and cool avocado cream for a breakfast...

4 years ago

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Cucumber agua fresca

This ‘fresh water’ drink, created to quench your thirst in the hot Mexican sunshine and rehydrate the body,...

4 years ago

Tommi and Tati’s Black bean quesadillas

Beans are such a nutritious and delicious ingredient and one of the foundations of the Mexican diet.  Black...

4 years ago

Recipes

Wahaca's famous pork pibil

For the ultimate Wahaca feast, you can now recreate our famous pork pibil tacos at home. This iconic...

4 years ago

Mushroom tacos with feta and herbs

Mushrooms are the perfect thing to fight off bugs with their ability to strengthen and bolster the immune...

4 years ago

Welcome to Wahaca at Home

Whilst you can’t come to our restaurants right now, that won’t stop us bringing our little bit of...

4 years ago

Wahaca at Home

If you can't come to Wahaca, then we're going to bring Wahaca to you, with Mexican sunshine, food...

4 years ago

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Tortilla Soup with feta & tortilla strips

Tortilla soup is a Mexican classic and one we’ve had on our menu at Wahaca many times. Have...

4 years ago

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Temporary closure

Dear Friends, Following guidance from the UK government we have had to make the difficult move to close...

4 years ago

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NHS 10% off food and drink

As a little thank you, everyone working for the NHS and emergency service workers and up to 3...

4 years ago

Recipes

Our Classic Margarita Recipe

This is one of our favourite and best-selling margaritas. As with all cocktails, make sure you shake the...

4 years ago

Recipes

Turkey Taquito Recipe

At Wahaca we take our influences from modern, seasonal, British ingredients and our love for the flavours and...

4 years ago

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The Perfect Tortilla

IN OUR QUEST TO CREATE THE PERFECT TACO… NO TORTILLA WAS LEFT UNTURNED Talk to anyone who knows...

4 years ago

Wahaca Walk Out Policy

In light of the recent incident where customers walked out of one of our restaurants without paying, we...

4 years ago

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The art of cooking sustainably

Discover how you can have a positive impact on the planet through what you eat with our co-founder...

5 years ago

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SPRING STREET FOOD SPECIALS

With spring here we have two new, completely delicious and very moreish street food specials we don’t want...

5 years ago

Tommi Pays a Visit to Ednica

Earlier this year, our co-founder and executive chef, Tommi went along to see the great work that gets...

5 years ago

Recipes

Chilli Chicken Quesadillas

Serves 4 250g of leftover roast chicken4 tortillas50g (3 tbsp) Wahaca Chipotle sauce100g mature cheddar cheese, grated3 spring...

7 years ago

Recipes

Sweetcorn & Chorizo Fritters

Serves 4 60g butter150g chorizo, diced into 1cm cubes180g plain flour1 tsp baking powdera pinch of sugar450g fresh...

7 years ago

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Wahaca Goes Carbon Neutral

We are delighted to to be the first restaurant group in the UK to be certified as a...

8 years ago

Recipes

Mexican Summer Slaw

This fresh and zinging Mexican summer slaw is bursting with flavour and makes the perfect topping for tacos...

8 years ago

Recipes

Black Bean & Cheese Empanadas

Serves 4 400g cooked black beans100g mature cheddar1 medium onion, finely choppedSmall handful of thyme, chopped2 tbsp Wahaca...

9 years ago

Recipes

Beef Barbacoa Recipe

Serves 4 For the barbacoa marinade:2 tbsp apple cider vinegar2 garlic cloves, finely chopped2 tsp ground cumin1 tsp...

10 years ago

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Huitlacoche - The Mexican Corn Truffle

Mexico is the 5th most biodiverse country in the world and on a recent trip to Oaxaca we...

11 years ago

Recipes

Our famous frijoles

Made with a base of soaked black beans, frijoles are a staple of Mexican food that you’ll find...

14 years ago

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