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…)

Top 10 Kitchen Essentials & Summer Berry Water Recipe

Berry Water
Summer is in full swing here on the West Coast, and while we normally have mild summers, this year has been exceptionally hot and dry. Not that I’m complaining, because that means I’m constantly thinking of new drinks to keep hydrated.

When Wayfair reached out to me to collaborate on a post for their Blogger’s Picks, I was thrilled to peruse their website and pick out essentials (in my opinion) that every kitchen needs, including some beautiful beverage dispensers and glassware for those aforementioned summertime drinks!  (more…)

Mexican Coconut Horchata

Mexican Coconut Horchata

One of the best things about living in a culturally-diverse city such as Vancouver is that there’s lot of opportunity to try new foods and explore new cuisines. While visiting a local Mexican joint, I was intrigued about the drink they had in a fountain dispenser up front near the counter. My husband saw me ogling and asked if I wanted to try it…. UM, YES!

It was love at first taste. Cold, sweet, creamy, and coconutty. Definitely my kind of drink.  (more…)