Latina Food, Latino Cuisine, Hispanic Cuisines, Latin-American Foods
By Latina Staff | 02/03/2013 - 15:43
By now, you’ve heard reports about a chicken wing shortage in our great US of A.
The news made many Super Bowl fans panic and probably caused a large chunk of them to brainstorm other great alternatives – including us. TIME later reported that there was indeed no shortage, but more like a “crisis” because of a sharp rise in prices for wings.
By Latina Staff | 01/31/2013 - 12:54
These bites of deliciousness are perfect for any sort of party, especially tailgates (or the Super Bowl!). They are my version of chicken wings, dreamed up with my colleague Alex Garcia from Food Network. Serve it with my Tamarind-Pasilla BBQ Sauce and you’re sure to have a crowd-pleaser.
By Carolyng Gomes | 01/29/2013 - 15:36
Being healthy doesn’t mean you need to give up your favorite dishes or cocktails. You just need to give them a healthy twist! With these simple tips and tricks you can make any of your Latin favorites healthier, better for you and taste better too.
First off, the basics: Keep fresh fruits and vegetables accessible, front and center. Stay hydrated by drinking lots of water, minimize your salt and sugar intake and don’t keep junk food at home. If you have piroulines you can bet you are going to eat them.
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.
By Samantha Leal | 12/07/2012 - 15:33
Puerco pibil, or cochinita pibil, is a slow-roasted pork dish. Cochinita (small pig) pibil (to bury) literally translates to ‘buried whole suckling pig’. Traditionally, you should marinate the pork in the same manner as described but cook the whole pig wrapped in banana leaves underground with fire wood and hot stones for hours until tender. Recipe courtesy of Flavors of Belize: The Cookbook and Chef Sean Kuylen.
By Stacey Rivera | 12/03/2012 - 15:26
We know, no recipe will ever taste exactly like abuela’s Christmas cooking. And while it may not be Christmas to you without natillas, some other Latinas may not even know what that is. Here, we give you eight basic holiday recipes from all over Latin America that every Latina should know. Share your family spin on these recipes in the comments section.
By Latina Staff | 11/30/2012 - 16:53
Developed by Vangie Soza of Muy Bueno Cookbook: "When I started making stuffing I was just 13 years old. I began with helping my older sisters by doing all the chopping. Over the years I changed some of the ingredients and finally came up with this recipe. Having made this recipe for years, it is engrained in my memory. Mi mama loved my stuffing and so do my children and grandchildren. I usually double this recipe to give some away to neighbors or anyone else who doesn’t cook at Thanksgiving; I usually include all the other fixings and a homemade pumpkin pie. They are always so grateful; the smiles on their faces warm my heart."
By Samantha Leal | 11/21/2012 - 11:08
Toast the season with these Voli Vodka drinks and start the party off right (just like partner and spokesperson Pitbull would do). The best part? These cocktails are low in calories, so you can celebrate without the guilt.