Category: Beef

Tacos de Lengua (Beef Tongue Tacos)

Beef Tongue Tacos

It’s Tuesday! Taco Tuesday! When I think of tacos, I usually think seasoned ground beef in a crunchy taco shell. At least, that’s how Taco Bell markets their tacos! But there are so many different cuts and types of meat that go well in tacos. Pork (carnitas), beef flank (asada), even chicken (pollo), and don’t forget fish (baja) are only some of the many options you’ll see in taco shops.

But today I’m turning my attention to something offal: beef tongue tacos (tacos de lengua). (more…)

Vietnamese Beef Noodle Soup (Pho Bo)

Vietnamese Beef PhoIt’s the end of February and it’s snowing (again). Snow is probably the last thing you associate with Vancouver since it rains much more than it snows here. In fact, it gets nicknamed “Raincouver.” Or how about the “Wet Coast?”

But there is an upside to all the dreary drizzle… you’re in the mood to make and eat a bowl of hot, steaming beef noodle soup. In our household, it’s Vietnamese beef pho. It’s one of my favourite foods to eat, especially when it’s cold and wintery outside. (more…)