By Latina Staff | 02/22/2011 - 13:00 | 0 Comments
Mexican in origin, but completely American in consumption (the US consumes more tequila than any other country!), the margarita gets it day in the sun today, February 22. We aren’t really sure how or when we started to celebrate the margarita in the middle of February, but hey, do we really need a reason?
Here are two recipes to help you celebrate today...
By Bren Herrera | 02/14/2011 - 12:00 | 0 Comments
It's Valentine's Day so why not cook up an extra special treat for your sweetheart tonight? This lovely postre will only leave him wanting you even more!
Chocolate Fudge Mini Cakes with Peppermint Icing
1 box of fudge cake (per directions)
1/2 cup oil
2 cups hot water
By Irasema Romero | 02/10/2011 - 16:30 | 0 Comments
The annual star-studded dinner will feature a veggie risotto paella and Spanish ham for 1,500 guests that include Academy Award winners, nominees and presenters. We sure that Spanish stars Penélope Cruz and Javier Bardem (who is nominated for Best Actor) to certainly enjoy the evening.
“Our goal each year is to honor...
By Johanna Ferreira | 02/03/2011 - 10:05 | 0 Comments
We don’t really want to get into the whole Taco Bell fake vs. real meat debate, but the pending lawsuit against the fast food company made us take an informal poll of our Facebook fans to see what Latin fast food chains they love.
Here are the results. Tell us if we forgot any and let us know if you like these chains too!
By Mariela Rosario | 10/19/2010 - 10:10 | 0 Comments
Residents of Iztapalapa, Mexico just landed a Guinness World Record by building the globe's largest enchilada. They broke the record with a 230-feet long rolled corn tortilla enchilada, with fillings that weighed in at one ton. It was stuffed with everything from onions, serrano chilis, tomatillos and avocado to a variety of salsas. Yum, we...
By Bren Herrera | 09/24/2010 - 10:00 | 1 Comment
Fall is my favorite season. Some really delicious vegetables are readily available and it’s the perfect time to go to farmer’s markets to pick the freshest and ripest ingredients. In my parent's house, we grew up eating butternut squash, or calabaza a LOT. It was mostly made into mashes, but on some occasions, mami would would roast them and season them with...
By Janel Martinez | 09/22/2010 - 15:40 | 3 Comments
“Everything in moderation” is an essential mantra to live by when on the road to healthy eating. Here are a few more options—from designer dishes to easy-to-use dispensers—that will have you both eating and thinking better.
By Verky Arcos | 08/31/2010 - 10:30 | 1 Comment
They finally announced the chefs for seaon three of The Next Iron Chef, and we're really excited to have another Latino, Mario Pagan, (last season Jose Garces won!) to represent on the show. "I'm really excited...