Holiday Weekend Recipe: Ensalada de Jicama
Holiday Weekend Recipe: Ensalada de Jicama
By Grace Bastidas | 05/27/2011 - 10:36

Looking for a quick and easy salad for your Memorial Day BBQ? Chef Julian Medina’s shared his ensalada de jicama with us. Chef Medina is a Mexico City native and the chef/owner of Toloache, Toloache Taqueria, Yerba Buena and Coppelia, all located in New York City. 

ENSALADA DE JICAMA

SERVES: 4


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On Pati's Mexican Table: Ancho Chile Hamburger with Lime Aioli.
On Pati's Mexican Table: Ancho Chile Hamburger with Lime Aioli
By Pati Jinich | 05/20/2011 - 14:02

We are so excited to be able to get outside and grill again so we asked food contributor Pati Jinich for one of her favorite summer recipes:  


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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Our New Food Contributor, Pati Jinich of 'Pati's Mexican Table'!
By Patricia Jinich | 05/03/2011 - 16:00

Latina.com is so excited to announce our new partnership with Patricia Jinich of PBS's Pati's Mexican Table (check here for local listings). She'll be posting delicious recipes and cooking tips with us every other week, so be sure to check in frequently for her updates. First up is a tasty Cinco de Mayo Treat:


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Margarita Day
Happy National Margarita Day!
By Latina Staff | 02/22/2011 - 12:00

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. ¡Salud!
 
“Original” Margarita


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Valentine's Day Recipe
Flanboyant Eats with Bren: Sweets for Your Sweetheart!
By Bren Herrera | 02/14/2011 - 11:00

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

Ingredients:
1 box of fudge cake (per directions)
2 eggs
1/2 cup oil
2 cups hot water


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Wolfgang Puck is Cooking Up a Latin Menu for the Oscars
Wolfgang Puck is Cooking Up a Latin Menu for the Oscars
By Irasema Romero | 02/10/2011 - 15:30

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 Hollywood’s brightest stars and most accomplished artists with a culinary masterpiece,” Puck said of the planned specialties. “Only the finest ingredients and flavors will do”


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Disneyland Chef Jay Garcia Shows us How to Make Tamales!
By Mariela Rosario | 12/15/2010 - 14:30

Did you now that they serve tamales in Disneyland? Neither did we! But Chef Jay Garcia proved us all wrong and in the video below, he shows us exactly how to make a proper tamale from scratch.

Watch the video, then round up the family and get the tameleria going!


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Flanboyant Eats: Cornish Hen
Flanboyant Eats with Bren: Cranberry and Caramelized Pecan Cornish Hen
By Bren Herrera | 11/23/2010 - 09:30

Try this delicious recipe for an exciting twist on a Thanksgiving poultry dish! Believe us, you won't regret it.


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The Next Iron Chef Hails from Puerto Rico
The Next Iron Chef Hails from Puerto Rico
By Verky Arcos | 08/31/2010 - 10:30

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; I'm really happy that it's finally coming out and hopefully I'll do a good job," says the Puerto Rican chef and owner of restaurants Lemongrass and Chayote.


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Tell Us: How Do You Entertain and What's Your Favorite Recipe?
Tell Us: How Do You Entertain and What's Your Favorite Recipe?
By Elayne Fluker | 08/19/2010 - 15:00

Cocktail party, passed hors d'ouerves, sit-down dinner—though summer is winding down we know that you continue to get together with your friends and family to enjoy good food and good times! So tell us your party-planning secrets!

The editors of Latina want to know how you entertain! Click here to fill out our quick survey at Latina.com/entertaining, and don’t forget to submit your favorite recipe—you might just get featured in the November issue of Latina magazine!


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