Taste Of Sydney: Tequila Mockingbird’s Ceviche Taco

signature dish at Taste
James Graham


Mar 02, 2017

Taste of Sydney, in partnership with Electrolux, will showcase more than 50 signature dishes from the city’s hottest bars and restaurants at the culinary festival this year.

From March 9-12, visitors to Taste will have the chance to experience an incredible selection of bespoke menu items created exclusively for the festival by the chefs themselves.

Here’s just a taste of what’s in store courtesy of Tequila Mockingbird.

Ceviche Taco


Hondashi 80gm

Milk 200gm

Aji marillo 300gm  (a peruvian pepper paste, this needs to be sourced from a latin american supplier)

White onions 400gm

Coriander 100gm

Lemon juice 300gm


Place all ingredients into a food processor and blend till smooth, refrigerate and use as required.

  • 3 inch Flour tortillas x2ea

Bring a deep fryer up to 160 degrees. Carefully fold the tortilla in half and fry until the taco shell is crisp and holds its shape.Cool and store.

  • Sashimi grade fish 200gm

Ensure to use only the freshest fish available from a decent fish wholesaler. finely dice into 10mm squares, and refrigerate until required.

To assemble, simply dress the diced fish with the Aji amarillo dressing, check the flavour, spoon into the Taco shell and enjoy.



By James Graham


With over 20 years as a journalist and TV producer, James Graham has a wealth of experience covering the full media spectrum. James has a formidable reputation as a talented media veteran and worked as a reporter, script writer and as the producer of the TV documentary The Road To Athens. He has worked across newspapers, radio and the biggest flagship magazine brands in Australia and New Zealand. Previously, James was the News Director at Woman's Day and New Idea. Whether filing celebrity exclusives, or some of the biggest real-life splashes of recent years, James’ career has always been at the frontline of mainstream media. When not writing, you’ll find him at Royal Randwick, his beloved Long Reef Golf Club on the Northern Beaches – or visiting his mum in his native New Zealand.


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