Latina Food, Latino Cuisine, Hispanic Cuisines, Latin-American Foods
By Viviana Hurtado | 01/05/2012 - 11:09 | 0 Comments
How many times have you heard, or even thought: “I’m not going to vote because...”
“I don’t have time.”
“My vote doesn’t count.”
“The candidates don’t reflect my views.”
In case anyone believes her vote doesn’t count, look at 2012 GOP Presidential nominee hopeful Rick...
By Amaris Castillo | 12/02/2011 - 16:00 | 0 Comments
It can be difficult to figure out which Latino foods are the most family-friendly for the holidays. We’re talking about dishes that will have the whole family salivating at the mouth! So we turned to Marcela Valladolid, host of Food Network’s Mexican Made Easy for advice....
By Amaris Castillo | 11/25/2011 - 11:00 | 0 Comments
Whenever the holiday season arrives, questions about food begin to slither their way into our heads. How do you make the sometimes-daunting task of cooking for your family an enjoyable experience? What to do with leftovers?
You get the deal.
We brought our questions recently to Marcela Valladolid, host of Food Network’s ...
By Mariela Rosario | 11/22/2011 - 13:15 | 0 Comments
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......
By Latina Staff | 10/14/2011 - 20:14 | 0 Comments
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 | 0 Comments
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. Alongside 80 local chefs, residents of Mazatlan...
By Amaris Castillo | 10/03/2011 - 08:00 | 0 Comments
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...