By The Latin Kitchen | 05/10/2013 - 09:53
Every mami dreams of the perfect Mother’s Day: sleeping in and waking up to a late breakfast-in-bed served by her little ones. Well, this mother’s day, we’re here to help make it all come true.
By Irina Gonzalez | 05/03/2013 - 17:41
In case you didn’t know (and I definitely didn’t), tonight is a pretty big boxing match. Mexican boxer Robert Guerrero is taking on Floyd Mayweather, Jr., in what is sure to be an epic showdown in Las Vegas.
Although Guerrero was named “Fighter of the Year” in 2012, “Money” Mayweather’s is still considered the best pound for pound fighter. He’s a five-division world champion who has never been defeated. I repeat: he is currently undefeated, aka he’s really good at kicking ass.
By The Latin Kitchen | 05/03/2013 - 11:05
Happy Memorial Day! We’ve searched far and wide to bring you the best margarita recipes of all time, in case you were up for a few today. Whether you’re craving the traditional recipe, a low-cal margarita for summer, a fruity hibiscus version, a master recipe like Rick Bayless’ mouthwatering apple-habanero margarita or more, you’ll have plenty to choose from this summer.
Oh, and if you actually down all 20 of these recipes (and live to tell...), we want to hear all about it!
By The Latin Kitchen | 05/02/2013 - 13:25
Ah, Cinco de Mayo. A day of fun, food, and plenty of margaritas. This year, as you plan your fiesta, don't skimp on the snacks. Mexico has a rich and delicious cultural heritage that spans the gamut from small savory bites to indulgent sweets. So, while you're mixing up a pitcher of your favorite margarita, spend some time in the kitchen loading up on savory skirt steak tacos, fresh from the ocean ceviche tostadas, smoky chicken flautas, and plenty of warm tortillas to serve alongside with chunky, rich fresh guacamole and spicy salsas.
By The Latin Kitchen | 04/19/2013 - 10:25
Once upon a time, 420 (4:20 or 4/20) held special meaning for a select group of marijuana smoking insiders who were in on the toking. These days, however, with 18 states from Arizona to New Jersey, plus the District of Columbia, having legalized the use of medical marijuana, the definition of 420 is cult no more. Tomorrow, on April 20th (aka 4/20), there will be plenty of legit celebrations taking place from Atlantic to Pacific shores.
By Irina Gonzalez | 03/07/2013 - 16:30
This Saturday, March 9th, is National Meatball Day. Yes, we’re serious. And we think that the best way to celebrate this food holiday is with none other but our best albóndigas recipes. These six delicious recipes will have you licking your lips all day. Now, what are you waiting for? Let’s dig in!
By Latina Staff | 03/01/2013 - 10:53
Located at The James Royal Palm, one of South Beach's hottest new hotels, Catch Miami is a seafood lover's paradise. Top Chef winner and Executive Chef Hung Huynh's menu is influenced by cuisines all over the world, but his Ceviche, Tuna Tacos & Yucca Tater Tots all nod to Latin cuisine. Here's a recipe for one of our Catch Miami favorites, The Mahi Mahi Taco*!
*Tuna can also be substituted for Mahi Mahi.
By Samantha Leal | 02/22/2013 - 14:31
It's National Margarita Day! (Yes, it's a thing. Believe us, we were just as excited as you.) So now that you have the perfect excuse to drink a delicious marg, here are some recipes to get you going. What's better than a handcrafted margarita? Yeah, we couldn't think of anything either.
By Stephanie Nolasco | 02/13/2013 - 10:33
Looking to add some spark during a romantic dinner for two? Dimly lit candles may set the ideal mood, but the right dishes could add some fuego to your sheets. For thousands of years, various cultures throughout the world have relied on aphrodisiacs, or certain ingredients that can instantly stir up passion and desire. And while the idea of specific foods having the powerful to stimulate arousal is based on folklore, who doesn’t mind the idea of savoring oozing chocolate dipped in juicy strawberries for some added effect?
By Stacey Rivera | 01/25/2013 - 16:13
We Latinas do a lot of entertaining, and being entertained...and that almost always means food! We know, no recipe will ever taste exactly like abuela’s cooking, but whether you are hosting or visiting, there are some recipes every Latina should know!
These sixteen staples of our cuisine will take you from the dog days of summer to the chilly holiday season without missing a beat.