tacos-ala-cubana

Tacos a la Cubana

A play on the rice dish that Filipinos call arroz a la Cubana, these tacos are filled with beef and sausage stew, raw onions, cucumbers and tomatoes, and ripe mangoes. On the … [Read more...]

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Fish tacos, Asian style

I read that the term taco comes from a Spanish word meaning "light snack" but these overstuffed eight-inch tacos were anything but light. Speedy and I had one taco each and we … [Read more...]

chicken-fajitas

Chicken fajitas

They look like tacos. In fact, they are a variation of the taco. The distinguishing factor? Fajitas have a grilled meat filling. Traditionally, grilled skirt steak. Today, it … [Read more...]

quesadillas

Tomato and basil quesadillas

Yesterday's brunch was an exercise on how to use shredded mozzarella that was so near its expiry date. I thought about making grilled cheese and tomato sandwiches but there … [Read more...]

burritos

Chicken and mushroom burritos

There really are no hard and fast rules as to what can go inside a burrito although burritos (tacos, actually -- click here for the explanation) traditionally include rice and … [Read more...]

roast-salt-and-pepper-duck

Roast salt-and-pepper duckling

That's my younger daughter, Alex, holding a meat and vegetable stuffed tortilla and dipping it in a mixture of mustard and honey. Inside the tortilla are strips of cucumber, … [Read more...]