Food

Chorizo Soft Tacos

I'm a big fan of a Mexican taco food truck in my neighborhood, and the food there has inspired me to make tacos at home. They use classic corn tortillas, so I followed that as my base in the kitchen. They're not as pliable as wheat options, but I prefer their subtle flavor. This dish… Continue reading Chorizo Soft Tacos

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Enchiladas

Enchiladas are basically burritos lain side by side and topped with tomato sauce, cheese and sour cream. What takes them to the next level is finishing them off in the oven. A couple notes about the sour cream if you want to be creative: You can make your own by beating a bit of white… Continue reading Enchiladas

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La Taqueria

La Taqueria on Cambie in Vancouver, Canada was a welcome discovery on a recent Saturday while we were out doing errands. This small taco shop happened to be in the neighborhood, and we wandered in just a few minutes after opening time for an early lunch. The bright interior is decorated like a hipster Mexican… Continue reading La Taqueria

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Homemade Chorizo

I love chorizo. When I lived in Park City, Utah, my apartment was diagonal to a Mexican grocery store. I used to walk over there several times a week. My diet comprised very large doses of chorizo, tomato, and quesa fresco tortillas. Good memories. Chorizo involves a lot of spices. Here's a simplified version you… Continue reading Homemade Chorizo