Latina Food, Latino Cuisine, Hispanic Cuisines, Latin-American Foods
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 | 06/20/2013 - 16:30
Man, what a weekend! TLK spent the past weekend in the glorious Colorado Rockies, running around picturesque Aspen, eating and drinking our faces off at the Food & Wine Classic! Make no mistake; this is the creme de la creme of food festivals, and we loved every sweet, savory, and wine-drenched moment of it!
By The Latin Kitchen | 06/15/2013 - 11:00
Food trucks used to be convenience food, a last effort to get food in your stomach in the fleeting free moments of a hectic day. But nowadays, trucks are mobile gourmets, dishing up the best bites in a casual setting and luckily, many trucks have Latin food on the menu.
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 Dan Koday | 05/24/2013 - 16:36
Memorial Day weather won't be the only thing heating up if you add these delicious and spicy cocktails to the weekend's BBQ menu. Looking for some more Memorial Day party ideas, including, cocktails, food & entertaining tips? Head on over to thelatinkitchen.com!
By Irina Gonzalez | 05/23/2013 - 17:38
We don’t think there’s anything wrong with a little fast food craving once in a while but, unfortunately, you can take it go overboard sometimes. It’s not your fault, though. Some restaurants just take things too far—like these 7 fast food picks that we’re classifying as the grossest foods you definitely don’t want to eat. Now, some of these have pretty big followings but, trust us, these weird, gross and otherwise unhealthy fast food menu options should definitely stay off your radar—and out of your stomach.
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.