Latina Food, Latino Cuisine, Hispanic Cuisines, Latin-American Foods
By Mariela Rosario | 11/22/2011 - 12:15
In the grand tradition of delicious Latin cooking, we wanted to share our very favorite way to prepare our Thanksgiving turkey. Sure, turkey cooking fads come and go—some choose to fry their birds whole, other go exotic with a Tandoori twist, but we just love the traditional pavochón!
A pavochón is marinated and cooked as if were lechón...in other words, absolutely delicious!
By Latina Staff | 11/22/2011 - 10:00
Also called a pavochón, this turkey is marinated and cooked as if were lechón.
By Latina Staff | 11/18/2011 - 12:38
Here are some delicious drinks and recipes to help you plan a picture perfect holiday soiree for you and your loved ones.
First gather everything you will need and follow these easy tips:
Plan and Prep
Create a realistic party budget and map out a detailed to-do list. Most of your hors d’oeuvres and ingredients for cocktails should be prepped well in advance of party time, so you’re able to relax and give guests your full attention when they arrive.
By Latina Staff | 10/14/2011 - 20:14
Latino, African and Caribbean cultures have been serving up terrific yuca dishes for thousands of years. Fresh yuca is now readily available in supermarkets but if you are still unsure about preparing yuca, you can find it peeled and ready-to-go in the freezer section. Try these easy recipes and let us know what you think!
By Amaris Castillo | 10/05/2011 - 14:30
We’re suddenly hungry. The World Records Academy reports that a coastal city in Mexico has set the world record for the largest shrimp cocktail. It was huge.
By Amaris Castillo | 10/03/2011 - 08:00
Marcela Valladolid grew up with her feet firmly planted in two worlds—she was raised in Tijuana, Mexico but attended school in San Diego, California. This melding of two cultures would later serve as the seed for the Mexican American chef’s culinary career. At 18, Valladolid was an architecture student but after working as an assistant at her aunt’s culinary school in Mexico, she dropped out to pursue her dream.
By Grace Bastidas | 09/01/2011 - 16:00
Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summer, so what better way to bid the season adieu than by treating your friends and family to the ultimate burger and firing up the grill one last time before the fall chill sets in?
Here, Julian Medina, consulting chef and owner of New York City’s Coppelia, shares his recipe for a beef patty loaded with pork, cheese and chimichurri mayo. Warning: You may need to keep a hammock nearby to take a nap after conquering one of these giant burgers.
By Pati Jinich | 08/23/2011 - 13:00
Born and raised in Mexico City, I lived there all my life until I got married and moved to the U.S. and I never heard of “Mexican Wedding Cookies”. We did not have these cookies at our Mexican wedding, actually, I’ve never attended any wedding in Mexico that served these cookies. The first time I even heard the of “Mexican Wedding Cookie” was when we moved to Washington D.C. Since then, I have been asked about them non-stop!
By Amaris Castillo | 08/05/2011 - 11:00
Everyone has a favorite food. Maybe its something only abuelita can make, or maybe it’s a traditional dish from your home country, but inevitably, just the thought of that treasured dish gets you drooling.
Well, celebs are just the same! Check out our list of some of our favorite Latino celebrities and the foods that make their mouths water: