Fish Tacos with Red Cabbage Slaw

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Crispy pan-fried snapper, tangy slaw, homemade corn tortillas. Could anything be better on a sunny day? Luckily (or maybe not so lucky) for us, it’s always warm and sunny in Singapore, so every day is a good day for fish tacos.

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Have you ever wondered why red cabbage is called red when it’s actually purple? I have wondered this often, and I don’t have an answer. It’s one of those mysteries of life you’ll have to ask Jesus when you get to heaven.

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Homemade flour and corn tortillas (recipe to come) are so worth it. I used to be intimidated by grains. Besides rice or quinoa in a rice cooker, I never tried making tortillas or bread until fairly recently. Then I realised how simple and how much tastier (and cheaper) they are if you make them at home. I haven’t bought bread or tortillas since.

Enjoy this recipe. It’s a favorite of ours.

-2Ns

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Mexican Sides: Guacamole, Pico de Gallo, and Black Beans

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Mexican. My absolute favorite cuisine of all time. I enjoy both tex-mex and for-real-mex. One of my favorite restaurants in the world is Rick Bayless’ Topolobampo in Chicago, and one of my favorite meals is $1 tacos with horchata from LA food trucks. Oh my word, horchata. YES. Whenever I’m in LA I become something of a crazy woman. All I eat is Mexican. All I drink is horchata (ok, fine, and the occasional margarita). All I want is tacos and horchata and margaritas.

I used to joke that when I become pregnant I will have to move to LA because Singapore has no good Mexican food. This shouldn’t be surprising given that the Mexican population here probably isn’t very large, BUT the American population is huge, so how do they get by without their Mexican fix? I don’t know.

We have tacos, quesadillas, or burritos at least once a week in my house. The following 3 sides go well with basically anything. Eat it with rice. Put it in soups. Eat the leftovers straight from the fridge with a spoon. You get the idea.

Enjoy! -2Ns

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