Thursday 11 September 2008 2.30pm
I moved here from the States in February and was missing Mexican food terribly. After promising my British pal for months that he was in for a big treat of a Mexican dinner just as soon as I could locate some cilantro, it dawned on me one day that you kooks might call it something different, so I Googled it. Ah. So that's killed two birds with one stone; I can now also cross "find out what coriander tastes like" off my to-do list. So I went to Tesco and bought all the ingredients for a nice Mexican dinner of chicken burritos with fresh homemade salsa, only to discover that plain corn Tortilla
chips don't seem to be something you can get in the supermarket here. I ended up making my own out of flour tortillas but it's not as good and I like to minimize the amount of time in my life that's spent frying things in a giant pot of blistering hot vegetable oil.
Was that whole backstory necessary? No. Sorry. Anybody know of a Mexican grocery in SE1, or any other place that you've noticed sells plain corn Tortilla
chips (i.e. not nacho cheese or chili spice)?