By Irina Gonzalez | 08/11/2013 - 11:30
If you are one of the 3 million Americans with celiac disease (a condition that damages the lining of the small intestine as a reaction to eating gluten) or the millions more who follow a gluten-free diet for other reasons, you may have been one of the people cheering at the FDA's new rules on gluten labeling last week.
By The Latin Kitchen | 07/31/2013 - 15:31
Happy Birthday TLK! It's TLK's one year anniversary and we're celebrating the best way we know how: by cooking and eating. To make our menu, we've picked the 20 most popular Latin recipes on the site - the recipes that you, our readers, like the best! From croquetas to mojitos, dulce de leche (of course!) to churrasco, here's a roundup of the 20 best Latin recipes (as chosen by readers) on TLK.
By The Latin Kitchen | 07/24/2013 - 14:29
It's National Tequila Day!
Some holidays simply don't get the attention they deserve! For example, today's Tequila Day on July 24th! We can think of few other causes for celebration quite as exciting and mouth-watering as a frosted glass of smooth, throat-tickling tequila on a hot July day. Plus, while we love our tequila in a glass, we also love to cook with it!
Don't believe us, just take a look at some of these hearty meals and sip-able cocktails, all infused with your favorite Mexican spirit.
By The Latin Kitchen | 07/20/2013 - 10:00
Armed with an intrepid sense of self-determination and patriotism, the masses of Bogota took to the streets in 1810 to rise up against Spanish rule. Now, 203 years later, we commemorate the efforts of these brave people and the beauty of Colombian culture by celebrating Colombian Independence on July 20th.
By Amaris Castillo | 07/17/2013 - 13:07
Ever tasted a Dominican cake? If you are Dominican, then of course. If you have Dominican friends, then of course. But what are the key ingredients behind the delicious, massive confection? And what actually goes into the thickly layered icing the cakes are best known for?
We did a little digging to find out.
Below are the things you definitely should know about Dominican cakes - so you will never have to question it again.
By The Latin Kitchen | 07/11/2013 - 14:15
It's National Mojito Day!
In the summer, the only thing we want to do is sit by the pool and sip on delicious mojitos. The classic Cuban cocktail has rightly become one of summer’s best Latin cocktails--and we can’t wait for more.
By The Latin Kitchen | 06/06/2013 - 12:37
The Puerto Rican Day Parade in New York City offers the perfect opportunity to celebrate the bounty of Puerto Rican cuisine. If you've ever had Latin food from the Caribbean, you know just how delectable traditional dishes can be, and you just might find something familiar here to re-create in your home kitchen.
By The Latin Kitchen | 06/01/2013 - 12:00
Agua fresca (Spanish for fresh water) is a light, non-alcoholic drink served by street vendors, in bodegas, and at eateries throughout Central America, Mexico, and the Caribbean, as well as Mexican cafés and taquerias around the U.S. They are made by combining fresh fruits, grains, seeds, and even flowers, with sugar and water.
By The Latin Kitchen | 05/25/2013 - 09:00
Today, in honor of National Brown-Bag-It Day, we pay homage to our favorite Latin brown bag bites, the favorites of our childhood and our most indulgent food memories: medialunas, chivitos, churros, and empanadas to name a few.
By The Latin Kitchen | 05/16/2013 - 10:27
It's National Hamburger Month! This May, which is dedicated to the all-mighty burger, we plan help you celebrate! So in honor of this special occasion we've pooled together 10 of our most mouthwatering burger recipes, from the spicy and cheesy to the decadent and indulgent to the light and healthy (and even vegetarian) these burgers recipes will have you reaching for your grill in no time. And with so many options (turkey, beef, chorizo, quinoa!) for the patty and the toppings (pineapple rings, poblanos, guac and salsa!), there's something for everyone.