By Macy Daniela Martin | 02/27/2014 - 13:28
There are so many National Food Holidays that sometimes it's hard to keep track. Don't worry, though, because we've got you covered! Today (Febraury 27th) is National Kahlúa Day!
With roots in Veracruz, Mexico, Kahlúa is a spirit filled with rich culture and blended traditions. A blend of pure sugar cane and 100% Arabica coffee, it pairs perfectly with both hot and cold cocktails. You know what that means: we've got a delicously creamy and boozy recipe for you to try! We're going iced coffe. But not just plain 'ole iced coffee: the is-it-5-o'clock-yet Kahlúa Café Con Leche Iced!
By The Latin Kitchen | 11/21/2013 - 09:30
The 14th annual Latin Grammys will take place tonight at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. In attendance will be nominees and musicians spanning the Latin music scene, among them Marc Anthony, Pitbull, Daddy Yankee, Gaby Moreno and Carlos Vives.
By Samantha Leal | 10/19/2013 - 10:00
Fall is here and that means it's almost time for Halloween and Day of the Dead! But when it comes to spirits, we think they're better in drinks. Here are some wickedly fantastic shots, cocktails and drinks to try:
By The Latin Kitchen | 07/24/2013 - 14:29
It's National Tequila Day!
Some holidays simply don't get the attention they deserve! For example, today's Tequila Day on July 24th! We can think of few other causes for celebration quite as exciting and mouth-watering as a frosted glass of smooth, throat-tickling tequila on a hot July day. Plus, while we love our tequila in a glass, we also love to cook with it!
Don't believe us, just take a look at some of these hearty meals and sip-able cocktails, all infused with your favorite Mexican spirit.
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 | 06/01/2013 - 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 Irina Gonzalez | 05/12/2013 - 09:01
If you love beer (and even if you don't), there is one undeniable fact: beer drinking is on the rise.
Craft beer isn't exactly new but the trend is only getting hotter. Celebrity chef Rick Bayless, who we all know for his gourmet Mexican cooking, recently announced that he will be teaming up with the distributors of Corona and Negra Modelo to create his very own craft beer.
By Stephanie Nolasco | 02/13/2013 - 10:33
Looking to add some spark during a romantic dinner for two? Dimly lit candles may set the ideal mood, but the right dishes could add some fuego to your sheets. For thousands of years, various cultures throughout the world have relied on aphrodisiacs, or certain ingredients that can instantly stir up passion and desire. And while the idea of specific foods having the powerful to stimulate arousal is based on folklore, who doesn’t mind the idea of savoring oozing chocolate dipped in juicy strawberries for some added effect?
By Valerie Tejeda | 10/24/2012 - 16:00
There is nothing like a nice, hot drink on a chilly day. The problem is many of us get stuck in a “drink” rut, and are unable to get out of our comfort zone. Time to shake things up a bit with these six warm beverages you’ll love.
By Samantha Leal | 08/14/2012 - 09:54
New Gatorade products are rolling out in the U.S., and this time, they're in Spanish. Limon Pepino (Lime Cucumber) and Sandia Citrus (Watermelon Citrus) are among the flavors of the new line Sabores de Mi Tierra, or "Flavors From Home." The new flavors are accompanied by new packaging: labels in both English and Spanish.