Article and Recipe by Kevin Vaughn, Head Chef of MASA Club de Tacos.
Saturday afternoon I was greeted by an unexpected flood of “Feliz dia’s”, which is nothing out of the ordinary for this feriado ridden country. But when I found out what
Winter is officially here, and I am freezing. The heating in my apartment leaves warmth to be desired and I constantly complain that I am freezing to death, but just to put this in perspective, it is sunny and I don’t even own a
WHAT is a mandioca? I tried to ask my easily excitable verdulerera, and she babbled off an answer in heavily accented Bolivian Spanish. I can never understand her. I looked at the light brown, furry tuber and tried to understand it. It looked
- Red Lentils
- Milk or Coconut Milk
- Tomato Paste
- Curry Powder
- Coconut flakes
- Salt and Pepper
Soak the lentils. Saute
Living in Argentina has taught me many things. I learned how to teach English, how to speak Spanish, how to navigate a socialized medical system as an illegal immigrant….but the best thing I’ve learned in Argentina is how to cook.