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Article: National Taco Day


National Taco Day

national taco day cocktails and salsa

If you love Tacos, then you are going to love the 4th of October as it is National Taco Day! Tacos and Tequila go hand in hand and we caught up with our Brand Ambassador and owner of pop-up taco shack @TacoOrDont, Joe Wild so he could share some of his secrets and his ultimate recipe to get your Taco party started.

Ready to upgrade your taco skills? Then it's time to head to the kitchen and whip up Joe’s incredible Roasted Chipotle Salsa and mix up a homemade Desperado - here’s how:


Level up your tacos with this tasty salsa, the ingredients you will need are:

  • 6 beef tomatoes

  • ½ a white onion

  • 1 red pepper

  • 1 jalapeño

  • 2 cloves of garlic

  • 1 tablespoon of chipotle paste

  • Bunch of coriander

  • Salt & pepper

Serve with:

  • Soft tortillas

  • Nacho tips

Once you have collected all your ingredients it's time to get cooking, follow these simple steps:

  1. Roast the tomatoes, onion, pepper and jalapeño for about 45 minutes until charred.

  2. Add all the roasted veg to a blender along with the 2 cloves of garlic, salt, pepper and 1 tablespoon of chipotle paste, then blend.

  3. Add 1 bunch of coriander to the mixture and blend again.

  4. Decant into a bowl and serve alongside soft tortillas and plenty of nachos.


Now for the perfect accompaniment, time to mix up a homemade Desperado. Here are the ingredients and the method to make this tasty cocktail.



  1. Add the Tequila, lime juice and Agave syrup to a tall glass and mix with a spoon

  2. Top with Mexican beer and enjoy!

If you whip up these delicious recipes, let us know if they were a hit and share any photos on social media with us - we love to see your creations!

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