By Bren Herrera | 05/18/2010 - 08:00 | 3 Comments
I’ve always loved red snapper, especially at Thai restaurants. Haven’t had it in a while, but it’s the one thing I love to order every other visit. Cuban and Latin Americans eat pargo any kind of way, but I don’t remember my mother ever really making it. Short of recently seeing it prepared in avocado in a Cuban cookbook, I had kind of “back-burnered” it from my...
By Bren Herrera | 05/11/2010 - 08:00 | 14 Comments
If you don’t walk away from this food column learning anything, please take in all the wonderful things about sofrito! It’ll end every argument you may have regarding the basic flavoring methods for Latin cuisine!
Growing up, there...
By Bren Herrera | 05/05/2010 - 16:17 | 4 Comments
Today is a good day to celebrate Mexicans and their contributions to this country! With all that’s going on in Arizona (against all Latinos) Cinco de Mayo couldn’t have come at a better time.
To that end, let’s talk about some of Mexico’s beloved indigenous foods...
By Elayne Fluker | 05/04/2010 - 16:30 | 6 Comments
Buzzed about chef Bren Herrera grew up in a very Latin home—speaking mostly Spanish with her family. Born in Havana, Cuba, and raised in the suburbs of DC, Bren realized at an early age she wanted to entertain people and that she had a love and a natural talent for cooking. She started mirroring her mother in the kitchen when she was only 8, and her first...
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