By Cristina Arreola | 07/07/2014 - 14:58
In the United States, we associate several traditions with weddings: the playing of the Wedding March (aka "Here Comes the Bride"), the clanging of church bells, an over-the-top layered cake, and the exchanging
By Cristina Arreola | 03/28/2014 - 15:32
Growing up Mexican-American has its advantages and disadvantages. One advantage: you get the best of both worlds when it comes to food. Enchiladas and Spaghetti. Takis and Cheetos. ¡Sponch! and Oreos.
By Cristina Arreola | 12/23/2013 - 13:36
Here in the United States, we have our own set of Christmas traditions: Santa Claus comes down the chimney, eats a cookie left out for him by eager children, and drops off loads of presents for the kids who have
By Cristina Arreola | 10/21/2013 - 10:07
It appears that more and more American shoppers are turning towards Latin foods and ingredients for their everyday cooking needs.
According to Fox News Latino, tortillas now outsell burger and hot dog buns, and tortilla chips sales are growing faster than that of potato chips.
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 Latina Staff | 07/14/2013 - 12:00
Ahhh, dating a Latino. It’s an experience like no other. Whether or not you're Latina or not, there are some things that come with the territory of dating a man of the Latin persuasion. For your entertainment, we've plucked a few golden ones.
So, here we go... you know you’re in a relationship with a Latino if:
1. You know you may never cook as good as his mother. But dammit, you can try your best.
2. Your suegra (mother-in-law) can be your best friend, or conveniently place herself smack-dab in the middle of your relationship with your man.
By Amaris Castillo | 07/07/2013 - 12:00
There are a lot of problems in this world – including #LatinoProblems. Those are actually our fave kind of problems because they’re not necessarily serious issues, but instead a social media outpouring of quite-funny frustrations associated with being Latino.
To finish your weekend off on a great note, we decided to ask around and combed through Twitter for the worst #LatinoProblems. Below are our favorites:
By Amaris Castillo | 07/06/2013 - 12:00
You know when it’s time… time to move out of your parents’ house. Maybe you've been saving up dough before making the big jump – or you're knee-deep in student loan debt and are keeping it safe living rent-free with your parental units.
That doesn't mean you're not paying the price for that.