Salsa Pico de Gallo.

Summer is around the corner, days are longer and full of light, our skin finally gets some colour and is time to socialize , patios, weddings and festivals are the kings of the season. Our clothes are light, fresh and full of colour, and our food has not to be the exception, during the summer we…

Holy Moly Guacamole.

Well, has been for a month I haven’t written, I was on finals exams at UOT, five days after I went for vacations to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, and my laptop decided to crash just the second day I was there ready to blog more for you guys. By the way, thanks to everyone for all your…

World’s Most Expensive Taco.

The equation usually goes — the farther away the country of origin of the cuisine is, the more upscale the food.  So, an expensive taco, say in Uppsala, Sweden, is perfectly justified. But a $40 taco in Brentwood? They have no excuse. Yes, actually is 38.50 the price for a taco in Brentwood Restaurant and…

Let’s Taco About It with Chef Louis- Charles.

Louis-Charles Desjardins, trained with Daniel Dunas (an international icon – 2-star Michelin rating) of Chez Bardet Restaurant in Montréal. During the period at Chez Bardet, Louis-Charles had the opportunity of working with other culinary experts, including Her Majesty Queen Elisabeth II Royal Chef. Rounding out this experience, Louis-Charles was Chef at the ° Three Small…

The 6 Best Spots for Tacos in Toronto.

The taco lifestyle is spreading all corners of the globe, in all types of society, the booming of the tacos and burritos business is unbelievable. Just as a reference, in the international market for Mexican Restaurants, Canada ranks number two, after our neighbour USA ranking number one, following by U.K, Paris and Germany. In the…

Ladies and Gentlemans, The King of Tacos: Tacos al Pastor.

As we know by now, basically you can roll almost any kind of food in a tortilla, chicken, beef, fish, vegetables, just add your favourite protein and voila! But even in taco society, favouritism are among within the tasty and good looking ones, and tacos al pastor ranks number one on that list. Al pastor…

The Vegan Taco Challenge.

“Vegetarians are at a lower risk of heart disease, high blood pressure, and diabetes reports the American Heart Association.” There are many reasons why people goes vegan, just for healthier lives, others want to live longer, others because to take care of the preservation of the planet and its natural resources, other ones because for…

5 Healthy Benefits of Eating Fish Taco.

Fish tacos are healthy and everybody has their own way to do it, the fish taco truck is such as a big thing during the summer in every big city in North America. Fish is a significant source of lean protein and vitamin D, is the number one provider of omega-3 fatty acids which are…

The Taco Project

Five Facts about Tacos: 1-        The origin of tacos is from Mexico, and the word taco arose in the silver mines of Mexico. 2-        Tacos most of the time are sell in taco stands, equivalent of the food trucks here in the city of Toronto. 3-        In 1950 Taco Bell started as a burger and…

Time to Dance…Salsa!!

“Is not the taco, is the salsa the tasty part.” Since I started this blog, I become “the taco connoisseur” at my office, thanks to my friend Richard Field, funny eh! Well, I’m not an expert cooking tacos, but something that I enjoy about tacos is they are fun to put together, and I have…

Taco Types

There are many traditional varieties of tacos, some of which include: Tacos al Pastor. Tacos Al pastor/ De Adobada (Shepherd Style), these are the most popular tacos In Mexico, steak pork seasoned with adobo and marinated for 24 hrs, then skewered and overlapped on one another on a vertical rotisserie cooked and flame-broiled as it…

The National Taco Day.

If there is a Valentine day, why not a taco day?  Yes! Let’s share the love! Last year Americans ate over 4.5 billion tacos! That’s 490,000 miles of tacos, which could take you to the moon and back or if you prefer, could, at 775-million pounds, equal the weight of two Empire State Buildings. The…