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Order's Up! 10 Delish Recipes from The Latin Kitchen That Can Come Straight to Your Door
By The Latin Kitchen | 09/27/2013 - 15:31

Ever wish you the weekly groceries you need to create healthy, Latin meals would magically show up on your doorstep? TLK has joined up with Plated to make your wishes come true!


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The 10 Hottest Peppers in the World!
The 10 Hottest Peppers in the World!
By The Latin Kitchen | 09/19/2013 - 12:44

Latin American cuisine uses hundreds of varieties of peppers to create beloved smoky and spicy dishes that transcend borders -- from poblanos to jalapenos to pasillas. Why, you ask?  Well, not only do they add flavor, but peppers are actually good for you! The vitamins and minerals they contain can potentially serve anti-bacterial and anti-carcinogenic purposes.


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Tres Leches Cake Recipe by Michael Cordua
Tres Leches Cake Recipe by Michael Cordua
By Dan Koday | 09/14/2013 - 13:53

According to legend, tres leches ("three milks") cake became popular in Latin America when the Nestle company printed the recipe on cans of its condensed milk.

Michael Cordúa, one of Food & Wine's Best New Chefs, served this version at the American Express Skybox during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, an exclusive lounge where AMEX cardholders could catch spring's hottest runway shows. Guests of the Skybox were able to sip on champagne and munch on delectable treats like this one as part of a menu curated from Food & Wine's Best New Chefs All-Star Cookbook - it's light, supremely moist and topped with billowy swirls of meringue.


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Chorizo Poblano Flatbread
Chorizo Poblano Flatbread
By Dan Koday | 09/13/2013 - 09:58

Created exclusively for Latina readers by Brian Sullivan, SVP of Culinary Development at California Pizza Kitchen, this flatbread pizza packs the perfect combination of smoky and spicy flavors. 

*This item is not currently on the menu at CPK locations, so enjoy it in your home by following the recipe below:


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Paella at Barroco Restaurant, Montreal
Paella ...North of the Border (& Worth the Drive)
By Dan Koday | 09/10/2013 - 15:16

This Labor Day, I was lucky enough to escape the hustle and bustle of New York City for a quick trip to Montreal. My mission: See if the Latin food scene was living up to the hype. The French-speaking and culturally-dominant region of Quebec isn't the first place you think you'd find good Latin eats, but just as Latin flavors have become mainstream in America, they're creeping their way into the cuisine north of the border.


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These Tuna Tacos from The Dream Downtown May Change Your Life
These Tuna Tacos from The Dream Downtown May Change Your Life
By Dan Koday | 09/03/2013 - 10:46

This summer, we discovered one of our favorite new parties in NYC - Sunset Swim Club at The Beach at the Dream Downtown. That night, we also discovered one of our favorite tacos in all of NYC - the Tuna Taco from Dream Downtown's menu. Just take a look at that photo - how could your mouth possbily say no?


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10 Dangerous Foods
10 Most Dangerous Foods
By The Latin Kitchen | 08/29/2013 - 10:14

Though your kitchen may be oh-so-fresh and clean from floor to ceiling, there could be some hidden dangers lurking in your food. 

That’s right, you may be bringing back more than just canvas bags full of produce, you may be stocking your fridge withgerms and bacteria just waiting to make you sick. But rest assured, with a little know-how and practice, you can rid your fridge of these pesky invaders.


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Wine Pairings with Doreen Colondres
Doreen Colondres' Tips on Pairing French Wines with Latin Food
By The Latin Kitchen | 08/27/2013 - 13:45

Miami-based chef Doreen Colondres, whose website The Kitchen Doesn't Bite and daily cooking segments on Fox’s Utilisma Network have made her a star in the Latin food sphere, has teamed up with the Bordeaux Wine Council to create a recipe guide that pairs Latin flavors with French wines.


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Best Taco Recipes
29 Terrific Taco Recipes You Must Try!
By The Latin Kitchen | 08/22/2013 - 13:41

Tacos are one of the most delicious Mexican culinary treasures. It's a fact. Really, who doesn't like a taco? Hand-held pockets of juicy, finger-licking, hearty perfection. Plus, the staggering variety means that there is something for everyone...and often many for each of us. So, since we're in the business of Mexican culinary treasures, allow us to help you on your noble quest to find your favorite taco!


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Octopus Taco, Sofrito Aioli & Coconut Rum Foam Recipe by Mario Pagan
Octopus Taco, Sofrito Aioli & Coconut Rum Foam Recipe by Mario Pagan
By Dan Koday | 08/19/2013 - 12:00

This year, tennis champ Serena Williams will host the 14th Annual BNP Paribas Taste of Tennis alongside legendary chef Marcus Samuelsson on Thursday, August 22rd at the W New York. The charity event teams up tennis pros and celeb chefs like Puerto Rico's Mario Pagan, who supplied this sneak peek of his specially-designed dish for the event!


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