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 | 07/20/2013 - 10:00
Armed with an intrepid sense of self-determination and patriotism, the masses of Bogota took to the streets in 1810 to rise up against Spanish rule. Now, 203 years later, we commemorate the efforts of these brave people and the beauty of Colombian culture by celebrating Colombian Independence on July 20th.
By The Latin Kitchen | 06/15/2013 - 11:00
Food trucks used to be convenience food, a last effort to get food in your stomach in the fleeting free moments of a hectic day. But nowadays, trucks are mobile gourmets, dishing up the best bites in a casual setting and luckily, many trucks have Latin food on the menu.
By The Latin Kitchen | 05/25/2013 - 09:00
Today, in honor of National Brown-Bag-It Day, we pay homage to our favorite Latin brown bag bites, the favorites of our childhood and our most indulgent food memories: medialunas, chivitos, churros, and empanadas to name a few.
By Jesus Trivino | 05/23/2013 - 11:09
Summer is (unofficially) here! Before you leave the 9-to-5 on early dismissal this Friday, make sure you are fully prepared (and in the mindset) for a Latino BBQ. It’s a little different from your average Memorial Day barbecue. How can you tell if you’re at a Latino BBQ? First, hide your pet guinea pig. Then, check our list here:
By Amaris Castillo | 05/01/2013 - 09:28
The Chew is having a grand Cinco de mayo party today – and Latina and The Latin Kitchen (TLK) were granted exclusive behind-the-scenes access!
By Dan Koday | 03/12/2013 - 13:47
Each year, South Beach Wine & Food Festival takes over the sandy beaches of Miami for almost a week's worth of eating & drinking under sunny skies. One of the signature events, Goya Foods' Swine & Wine, tends to attract some of the largest names in Latin cuisine, from host Michelle Bernstein and Ingrid Hoffmann to Jose Mendin - and for good reason!
By Latina Staff | 02/03/2013 - 15:43
By now, you’ve heard reports about a chicken wing shortage in our great US of A.
The news made many Super Bowl fans panic and probably caused a large chunk of them to brainstorm other great alternatives – including us. TIME later reported that there was indeed no shortage, but more like a “crisis” because of a sharp rise in prices for wings.
By Stacey Rivera | 01/25/2013 - 16:13
We Latinas do a lot of entertaining, and being entertained...and that almost always means food! We know, no recipe will ever taste exactly like abuela’s cooking, but whether you are hosting or visiting, there are some recipes every Latina should know!
These sixteen staples of our cuisine will take you from the dog days of summer to the chilly holiday season without missing a beat.
By Valerie Tejeda | 06/27/2012 - 16:00
For most people, Latin American food is seen as a guilty pleasure. The good news? You don’t have to think that anymore! Many of your favorite Latin dishes are packed with tons of health benefits, so there is no need to be so hard on yourself when indulging in these tasty foods.