Kevin Vaughn, MASA club de tacos, Soup recipe

Springtime Is Served: Jalapeño + Cucumber Soup

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

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Coconut Curry Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

Coconut Curry Butternut Squash Soup

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

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Beet and Mandioca Soup From Scratch Vegan Cooking in Argentina with Guacamole

Red Soup with Mandioca – A Recipe for a Nerd Adventure

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

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Red Lentil Dhal Healthy Recipe Vegan Cooking in Argentina

Red Lentil Dhal


The base:

  • Red Lentils
  • Water
  • Milk or Coconut Milk
  • Tomato Paste

The veggies:

  • Onion
  • Garlic
  • Chives
  • Spinach
  • Tomato

The spices:

  • Tumeric
  • Paprika
  • Curry Powder
  • Cayenne
  • Coconut flakes
  • Salt and Pepper


Soak the lentils. Saute

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Hearty Vegetarian Chile Recipe Cooking in Argentina

Vegetarian Chili

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.


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