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Vegan Tacos with Mashed Sweet Potato

Vegan Tacos with Mashed Sweet Potato Serves 6 18 corn tortillas canola oil for frying 1 large Japanese sweet potato, peeled and cubed 1/4 cup almond milk 1 can black beans 2 carrots, cubed 1 green pepper, diced into small chunks 1 teaspoon cumin salt and pepper cilantro, finely chopped green onion, cut into 2-inch […]

Coppa Street Tacos

Last weekend I had a chance to stop by my favorite LA butcher, Lindy & Grundy.  They carry a selection of local, pasture raised, and organic meats. Unlike most visits, I didn’t have a plan of what I wanted to buy and found a cut of boneless pork shoulder, coppa, next to my typical bone-in […]

Adobo Grilled Steak Tacos

You can buy Adobo from any market, but making your own isn’t that difficult and more than worth doing. There is such a richness of flavor and it is a rather simple process. Here is a taco recipe using a homemade Adobo and grilled skirt steak. Adobo Grilled Steak Tacos Serves 4 1 1/2 lb […]

Slow-Cooked Achiote-Marinated Pulled Pork Tacos

Every cook has shelves and shelves of cookbooks, but most of them ever get opened more than once or twice. Then there are the cookbooks you can’t live without. Roberto Santibanez, chef of the NYC restaurant Rosa Mexicano, wrote an excellent book Rosa’s New Mexican Table. I’ve tried a few recipes before and wanted to […]

Taco Truck Tacos… Simple and Great

When I lived in South Pasadena, California I used to stop by a taco truck in Pasadena along Fair Oaks Boulevard. It was a big yellow truck parked in an empty parking lot that sat there in the late hours of the night. We would usually get some tacos there around midnight, or later, after […]