POP UP Mexican Dinner!!

  • March 22, 2014 · 7:00 PM
  • Rivierenbuurt

Pork Cochinita pibil served in tacos & tostadas!!

Come and enjoy an authentic two course Mexican dinner of traditional Cochinita pibil, tostadas, fried beans and a mexican flan dessert. Soft drinks, coffee, tea etc will be available.

 Chocinita is a traditional Mexican slow-cooked marinated pork with achiote and citric juices such as lime or bitter orange. This dish is originally from the Mayan peninsula of Yucatan in the south of Mexico, where you find the Achiote tree. The seed of the Achoite tree is called Annatto and this seed is widely used in Mexican cooking as it provides flavouring (peppery/nutmeg taste) and red colouring.

The literal translation of ‘Cochinita’ is ‘baby pig’ and the Mayan word ‘Pibil’ means ‘buried’.

Traditionally the baby pig is marinated with bitter oranges and Annatto seeds, wrapped in banana leaves and buried in an underground oven for around 7 hours.

This popular dish spread all over Mexico and there are many different preparation methods, always using Achiote seeds and lime, orange, bitter orange or vinegar for the marinade, it is usually served in a plate with beans or in a taco or tostada, etc. topped with red marinated onions and chili sauce.

Come and enjoy the pleasure of eating an authentic and traditional Mexican dinner with great company and a friendly atmosphere.


The Menu

*Cochinita pibil 

Served with corn tortillas – tostadas (crispy tortillas) and Fried beans

*Toppings

Red marinated onions

Chili sauce

Lime wages

Habanero salsa

*Dessert – Authentic Mexican Flan

  *Drinks – soft drinks, flavor water, coffee & tea


Please email me if you have any questions.



Sandra Tejeda



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  • Casper S.

    I can't believe I missed this one ... can I have the recipe please?

    May 6

  • Sandra T.

    Thank again to everyone for coming and for a lovely time :) :)

    March 24

  • Will G.

    Absolutely delicious. Thank you so much for such a nice evening!

    March 24

  • Louis W.

    Wow!! thanks for the delicious food. I really enjoyed the night. Thanks a lot for organising this get together.

    March 23

  • liza m.

    Thanks for a great evening of marvellous food, good conversation and nice people! Can't wait for the next one. Sandra, perfecto!

    March 23

  • Adrian

    The food seems to get better and better :) Thanks for organizing Sandra & Amanda, and hope to see everyone again soon !

    March 23

  • Sandra T.

    Please Harri, Adrian and Gideon, send me a line to let me know if you are coming :) thanks and hope to see you all soon.

    March 22

    • Adrian

      I am coming, sorry for the delay!

      March 22

    • Harri

      Definitely coming, see you later!

      March 22

  • Sandra T.

    Hello all, I hope you are looking forward for the Cochinita Pibil this evening as I am :) I have received confirmation from Louis, Fer, Christie and Liza. Many thanks.

    March 22

  • Sandra T.

    Hello everyone, I hope to see you all this Saturday, I have just email you the details, let me know if you have any questions.

    March 19

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