I love October. Not only does it mark my favourite season - fall - but it’s home of one of the best ‘food’ holidays: National Taco Day! Today, October 4th is National Taco Day, and here in this post I have tried to incorporate a bit of fall flavours (sweet potato, beet and corn) within the tasty taco shells. Tacos can have so many components, so sometimes making them is a bit of an undertaking, but luckily, this time, I had a bit of help!Read More
Happy Rum Day to all! I’ll take any excuse to drink rum, especially smack dab in the middle of summer. For this liquid holiday I’ve decided to share one of my favourite rum creations, which pairs semi-savoury cilantro with sweet pineapple.
I love, love, LOVE cilantro, but it wasn’t always so. One of my earliest memories of cilantro was in a Peruvian dish called seco, which stewed out this fresh and floral herb into an unrecognizable green sludge, which tasted little of the vibrant original. However, working in an Asian restaurant for a bit, showed me how lovely fresh cilantro can be, particularly when paired with spicy or fruity foods. Now I love it and look for any place to put it. I wish I could roll about in it like a kitty in catnip.Read More