¿Did you know? Part 1

¿Sabías the official name of Mexico is ‘Estados Únidos Mexicanos’ (United Mexican States)? When the Aztec populated the land, the capital city was called Mexico-Tenochtitlan! In 1521 Spaniards conquered the land, renaming it Mexico City. ¿Sabías Mexico introduced chocolate, maize y chile to the rest of the world? Chocolate was first made into a beverage with natural […]

Yucatán Foodies

Yucatán (southeast of Mexico) is infamous for its Gulf of Mexico beaches and Mayan ruins e.g the iconic Chichén Itzá. But today we’re all about the cooking of Yucatán! Yucatán cooking includes many native foods like squash, corn, tomato and chile but Yucatan is where the Mayans perfected the cooking of these ingredients! The Spanish […]

Dia del Padre

In celebration of Father’s Day on Sunday the 3rd of September in Australia, we thought we’d take a look at how Mexicans commemorate the celebration of ‘Dia Del Padre’. Mexicans make sure to honour all the people in their family throughout the year. In Mexico, April is the month in which the celebration of children […]

El Cielo Did it First!

Hola Amigos! Just incase you didn’t notice, us Mexican’s amor corn.. But hey, who doesnt!? We have been making mexcellent authentic products since the get-go because we wanted to share the true taste of mexico! We love corn so much, we decided to take it that one step further and give our amigos 100% australian […]

Who, What Where is Mole!

If you want to know what real authentic mexican food is, you’ve come to the right place! They say one of Mexico’s oldest classico’s, ‘Mole’ was born in the city of Puebla and Oaxaca! These delicioso sauce have about 15-20 different ingredients including a combination of chilli peppers and chocolate as the key ingredients! Chocolate […]

Eat Mexican if you want to be smarter

Most of our mexican food amante’s enjoy eating our tacos, burritos and fajitas because they’re delicioso… right? Well, what if I told you there’s so many benefits of eating mexican and it’s not just porque it’s delicioso!? Black beans – Full of protein, fibre, carbohydrates, micronutrients, vitamin B, folate. All the things you need to […]

Dia de la Madre in Mexico!

Hola amigos! For all the madres out there, Mexico is the place to be this time of year for 5 reasons. Porque… Uno: Mother’s day is celebrated on the 10th of May as opposed to the 14th of May in Australia! Dos: Mother’s Day in Mexico is celebrated in a colorful fashion, the way it […]

Día del Niño

Children’s Day in Mexico has been celebrated annually since 1925! Día del Niño is all about appreciating, accepting and loving children along with supporting their well-being. The best part is – On this excitado day, teachers cancel classes and replace them with a range of events and activities so your niño can go loco and […]

Mexican Street Food – Part 2 : LUNCH AND SNACKS

Mexican Street Foods available from noon till dusk. Chips – Doesn’t sound very mexican but they come in a array of flavours – including chilli flavoured! But that’s too mainstream – try the Dorilocos! Chicharrónes: The ninos favorito! Crispy fried pork skin brings all the kids to the yard! For the vegetarians – they are also […]

Tostaditas: What exactly are they and how to cook with them

Tacos but flat… QUÉ? Tostada is a Spanish word meaning “toasted”! In Mexico and other parts of Latin America, it is the name of various local dishes which are toasted or use a toasted ingredient as the main base of their preparation. To keep it simple – Mexican Tostaditas are flat tortillas that are deep […]

El Cielo nominated as a finalist for the 2013 NEIS program business of the year!

n celebrating the first 12 months of bringing Melbourne foodies the delights of ‘The true taste of Mexico”, El Cielo Foods are happy to announce that they been selected by the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations and Mission Australia, as a finalist for the 2013 NEIS program business of the year, award to be […]

El Mexicano – Quality Mexican Produce

El Mexicano History  “After tasting all the long-shelf life products that Mexico has to offer, we got convinced that “El Mexicano” products are the best quality available”. – Maria Ibarzabal, El Cielo Mexico. The Marquez family was originally from Lagos de Moreno, Jalisco in Mexico. Like many poor families in Mexico, half their family decided […]

We are featured on The Age… Again!

“Cesar Duran, whose Port Melbourne business imports masa flour ground from blue, white and yellow corn, is beginning to see it turn up in anything from doughnuts to tortillas…”   Read the whole thing: http://www.theage.com.au/entertainment/restaurants-and-bars/chefs-offer-taste-of-new-world-as-traditions-eaten-away-20121001-26vl3.html#ixzz29V5CdXlu El Cielo” tortillas are the real thing! It’s just like being back in the suburbs of Mexico, where you line […]