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Sonic Youth’s taco recipe from a 1996 Sassy magazine article

Sonic Youth shared their favourite tuna taco recipe in an 1996 article in Sassy magazine: ‘I lived on these tacos when I was a poor struggling art student in LA’. explains Kim Gordon. ‘They’re nice and light for hot weather dining’

1 can chunk white dolphin-safe tuna in springwater
1 glob mayo
1 green onion
1/2 lemon squeeze
1 or 2 finely chopped jalapenos or small green chillies
4 corn tortillas

Mix tuna, mayo, lemon, onion and chillies in a bowl. Sprinkle water on tortilla, then heat one at a time on open low flame (gas stove only) or in a skillet, 15 to 30 seconds on each side. Remove while still soft and smear with butter. put tuna in the middle, top with sprigs of watercress, fold and chow.

Sonic Youth taco recipe

About the author

Tulsa was born on the northern beaches of Sydney but was raised by nomadic, creative parents in Oklahoma, California and Hiroshima. She now lives in France. A grand-daughter of the late best-selling novelist, Morris West, she has been featured as an actress in the short film, Hide and Seek, directed by Fiona McGee and produced by Ruby Smallbone, and was once the face of Milk & Honey’s Designed By Ruby Rose collection.