By Irina Gonzalez | 03/19/2013 - 15:32
The third week of March is always deserved to celebrate American chocolate but the truth is that we know what you’re really craving: delicious Mexican chocolate desserts!
These six amazing recipes, all made with the traditional chocolate from Mexico, are sure-fire pleasers for anyone with a sweet tooth. Whether you’re craving some cupcakes, spiced fondue or traditional hot chocolate, celebrate this delicious week with these irresistible sweet treats.
By Alanna Nunez | 05/01/2012 - 13:06
It's a cultural imperative in a Latin household that when you have guests, you serve them food. You probably try to serve them coffee too, regardless of the time of day. No matter how politely your guests refuse the offer, you will go down fighting to give your guests something to eat. But here's the thing that no one ever wants to talk about: Many traditional Latin recipes (including my favorite, Empanadas de Carne) are fried, breaded, or otherwise loaded in trans fat, calories, and cholesterol.
By Stacey Rivera | 10/31/2011 - 09:25
Day of the Dead, Día de los Muertos, is a Mexican holiday honoring loved ones who have passed. Celebrated on November 1 and 2 in connection with the Catholic holidays of All Saints' Day and All Souls' Day, Pan de Muertos, a sweet bread, is traditionally made and private alters or grave sites are decorated with sugar skulls, marigolds and the favorite food of the deceased.
By Wendy G. Ramunno | 09/16/2010 - 14:00
The Mexican Torta and Cemita are savory, rich—and worth ditching your diet for.
1 lb. Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and diced small
5 oz. fresh Mexican chorizo, casings removed
1 can (15 oz.) pinto beans with liquid
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 10/25/2009 - 18:35
A milanesa is a thin cutlet (or meat or chicken) that is coated in breadcrumbs and shallow fried. Here it's served on a Mexican sandwich roll called a cemita. Papalo is also called Bolivian coriander. A good substitute would be either cilantro or arugula or a combination