Kick off National Bake Week with Cookies!
Kick off National Bake Week with Cookies!
By The Latin Kitchen | 04/06/2015 - 08:53

Today marks the first day of National Bake Week, a time when we heat up the oven, grab our baking implements, and savor the calm, focus, and family time that baking inspires.


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Must-Try Recipe: Tijuana Picnic's Duck and Foie Gras Empanadas
Must-Try Recipe: Tijuana Picnic's Duck and Foie Gras Empanadas
By Kelli Acciardo | 04/05/2015 - 19:03

So, we are pretty much obsessed with Tijuana Picnic, the new bi-level, "elevated Mexican" restaurant located in Manhattan's lower east side neighborhood. Conceived by Jon Neidich and Jean-Marc Houmard (managing partners of Acme), together with Huy Chi Le (of Indochine), designer Robert McKinley, and bartending veteran Jim Kearns (currently of The Happiest Hour and formerly of the NoMad Hotel and Mayahuel), this might just be our favorite opening in a while. Not only did we score their secret duck and foie gras empanada recipe, but we got owner Jean-Marc Houmard to answer a few of our burning foodie questions — check out his answers below.


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Latina Loves: Patrón Releases Their First Ever Limited Edition Tequila
Latina Loves: Patrón Releases Their First Ever Limited-Edition Tequila
By Cristina Arreola | 03/24/2015 - 09:49

Sometimes an unintended mistake can have magical consequences. 


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Eat Right Now: 10 Best Fast Foods Under 500 Calories
Eat Right Now: 10 Best Fast Foods Under 500 Calories
By The Latin Kitchen | 03/24/2015 - 08:00

Whether you eat lunch at school, the office, or on the bus/in the car during the ten minutes you have between meetings, errands, and the gym, dining on the go can be a challenge.


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Learn to Cook! 1-Minute Video: The RIGHT Way to Peel & Pit an Avocado
Learn to Cook! 1-Minute Video: The RIGHT Way to Peel & Pit an Avocado
By Amanda Cargill | 03/23/2015 - 09:00

Everyone thinks they know how to peel and slice an avocado, but does everyone - we're talking to you - really know?


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Watch Celebs Talk About Burritos (Spoiler: Funny & Weird!)
Watch Celebs Talk About Burritos (Spoiler: Funny & Weird!)
By The Latin Kitchen | 03/19/2015 - 11:52

You want WHAT in your burrito??!!


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Papaya Mania: What to Make with Mexico's Best Spring Fruit
Papaya Mania: What to Make with Mexico's Best Spring Fruit
By The Latin Kitchen | 03/18/2015 - 09:35

Papaya is one of Mexico and Central America's most famous fruits. Is there anyone who doesn't love it?


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10 Perfect Plantain Recipes
10 Perfectly Delicious Plantain Recipes
By The Latin Kitchen | 03/12/2015 - 13:47

We're bananas for plantains. When looking to add new levels of flavor to your recipes, this starchy fruit is the answer. 


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Great Garlic! Recipes & Tips for Cooking with "Stinking Rose"
Great Garlic! Recipes & Tips for Cooking with The "Stinking Rose"
By The Latin Kitchen | 03/11/2015 - 09:35

Garlic isn’t just for vampires and pasta. It’s an essential ingredient in the Latin kitchen as well. (Not to mention its health benefits – garlic tea for a cold?


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Lactose Intolerant? Try These 4 Delicious & Healthy Milk Alternatives
Lactose Intolerant? Try These 4 Delicious & Healthy Milk Alternatives
By The Latin Kitchen | 03/10/2015 - 09:35

It's National Nutrition Month, and every Tuesday we're highlighting smart swaps and ingredient essentials to boost your health.


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