Latina Food, Latino Cuisine, Hispanic Cuisines, Latin-American Foods

Fruit Popsicle
Cool (Low Calorie!) Desserts for Hot Summer Days
By Valerie Tejeda | 07/18/2012 - 14:00

When the weather is warm, nothing hits the spot better than a cool summer treat. But can your bathing suit bod handle all the deliciousness? You bet! Here’s how to indulge without the guilt.  

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Pomchi Smash
Party Time: Patriotic Drinks for the Fourth!
By Samantha Leal | 07/03/2012 - 18:00

These red, white and blue drinks will get the party started in a big way. Cheers and happy fourth!

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Sauza Margarita Recipe
Slender Sauzarita Margarita Recipe
By Latina Staff | 06/19/2012 - 16:14

This year, Sauza is teaming up with some pretty hot firemen to grant random acts of kindness – all out of a blue Sauza fire truck that made its debut in NYC. Make sure to look out for the truck in cities like Phoenix, Las Vegas and Chicago. The best part? They'll be serving these very delicious slender margaritas right out of the truck, and we scored the recipe exclusively for Latina readers!

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Latin American Cooking Spices
Get Healthy: Add Some Spice to Your Meals!
By Karina Martinez-Carter | 06/04/2012 - 16:00

For those who take their favorite Latin foods with extra cheese, like to add a dollop of cream or prefer food fried, scientists have discovered you can savor those foods without fretting so much over the high fat content. All you have to do is be heavy-handed with the spices, as researchers at Penn State recently found that spices can cut the risks associated with high-fat meals. And while many traditional Latin American dishes are cooked without a concern for saturated fat or cholesterol, nobody skimps on the seasonings.

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mojito latin drinks
Editor’s Picks: Our Favorite Latin Cocktail
By Latina Staff | 05/18/2012 - 16:00

The warm weather is here, and what better way to celebrate than with a delicioso cocktail? We’ve picked our favorite drinks and tell you how to whip ‘em up. We strongly encourage trying them all. (Just not all at once.)

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8 Weird Latin Foods
By Iris Estrada | 05/09/2012 - 15:09

A new show called Around the World in 80 Plates is premiering tonight at 10 pm (EST) on Bravo, and we’re excited to see what dishes will represent the different countries of Latin America. After all, our food is so diverse that it would be hard to narrow the cuisine to just one plate. But there are some foods even we’d be reluctant to nibble. Would you dare try these exotic eats?

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Angelo Sosa
Angelo Sosa's Sensual Tuna Mole Recipe
By Latina Staff | 05/07/2012 - 17:47

Top Chef All-Stars alum Angelo Sosa has already conquered NYC's food scene with Anejo and Social Eatz and his first cookbook, Flavor Exposed, is set to hit shelves in June. To help celebrate, we got the Dominican-American cutie to share one of his yummy recipes exclusively with Latina readers.

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Guacamole Recipe, Chef Christina Vega
Delicious Cinco de Mayo Recipes for Any Party!
By Dan Koday | 05/02/2012 - 11:01

Whether you're of Mexican heritage or not, just hearing "Cinco de Mayomakes almost everyone in the U.S. want to break out the margarita glasses and guacamole bowls. We asked Mexican-American chef Christy Vega Fowler from L.A.'s iconic Casa Vega to put together some of her favorite recipes for the 5th of May, perfect no matter how big of a celebration you plan on having.

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Seared Scallop Tacos
5 Healthy Versions of Your Favorite Recipes
By Alanna Nunez | 05/01/2012 - 13:06

It's a cultural imperative in a Latin household that when you have guests, you serve them food. You probably try to serve them coffee too, regardless of the time of day. No matter how politely your guests refuse the offer, you will go down fighting to give your guests something to eat. But here's the thing that no one ever wants to talk about: Many traditional Latin recipes (including my favorite, Empanadas de Carne) are fried, breaded, or otherwise loaded in trans fat, calories, and cholesterol.

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Zico Coconut Water Cocktail Recipe
Mangotini Cocktail Recipe
By Dan Koday | 04/17/2012 - 14:36

Blending ZICO's mango-flavored coconut water with vodka or gin is a simple - and delicious way - of getting the perfect summer cocktail, the Mangotini.

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