by The Pigott Family

“Gordita” roughly translates into “little fatty” and refers to the shape of these short, fat Mexican pasties that can be stuffed with a variety of fillings. An ideal weekend meal to share with friends.

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Buyer's guide

You can buy chipotles in adobo (or in a tomato-based sauce) in a tin, or you can buy them dried from online retailers and make your own paste. A homemade paste will pack far more punch as you will probably add more chilli than filler. You can freeze the paste to make it last longer.