By The Latin Kitchen | 10/31/2013 - 15:39
There's nothing like home cooking, bites that remind us of mama and abuela or Saturday nights spent at the kitchen table, sharing good food and good stories. Cuba, with it's rich cultural heritage and delicious culinary traditions has given us some of those well known Latin dishes we all grew up with: ropa vieja, anyone? In an effort to celebrate all that Cuba has to offer, we've rounded up some of our favorite and most irresistible Cuban recipes.
By The Latin Kitchen | 10/24/2013 - 12:07
Are there three sweeter words than dulce de leche? Just the mention spikes a sugar rush and a frantic search for a spoon. This thick, caramel-like sauce, swirled or spread onto everything from cafe to toast, is consumed throughout all of Latin America and has many different names, manjar blanco, cajeta, arequipe.
By Dan Koday | 10/21/2013 - 14:20
Inspired by Day of the Dead (or Dia de los Muertos, the traditional Mexican celebration to honor the dead), this spicy cocktail developed by Casa Noble Tequila is perfect for pairing with Pan de Muerto or candied pumpkins.
By The Latin Kitchen | 10/14/2013 - 12:00
What started in the 1970’s as a simple bean cooker is now a celebrated device in many kitchens. Whether you call it by it’s trademarked name “Crock-Pot” or simply know it as a slow cooker, this culinary tool means one thing: an easy, one-pot meal that cooks slowly over the course of several hours, without supervision.
By The Latin Kitchen | 10/10/2013 - 16:35
Celebrate the start of the new season by heading to the farmers market. Take in the deep and vibrant colors of the fresh produce (purple, orange, forest green) and let your imagination run wild with possibility. As the temperature drops and it's once again safe to turn the stove on, let your home fill with the aromas of roasted vegetables, simmering soups and stews, and the warm scents of cinnamon and nutmeg.
By The Latin Kitchen | 09/27/2013 - 15:31
Ever wish you the weekly groceries you need to create healthy, Latin meals would magically show up on your doorstep? TLK has joined up with Plated to make your wishes come true!
By The Latin Kitchen | 09/19/2013 - 12:44
Latin American cuisine uses hundreds of varieties of peppers to create beloved smoky and spicy dishes that transcend borders -- from poblanos to jalapenos to pasillas. Why, you ask? Well, not only do they add flavor, but peppers are actually good for you! The vitamins and minerals they contain can potentially serve anti-bacterial and anti-carcinogenic purposes.
By The Latin Kitchen | 08/22/2013 - 13:41
Tacos are one of the most delicious Mexican culinary treasures. It's a fact. Really, who doesn't like a taco? Hand-held pockets of juicy, finger-licking, hearty perfection. Plus, the staggering variety means that there is something for everyone...and often many for each of us. So, since we're in the business of Mexican culinary treasures, allow us to help you on your noble quest to find your favorite taco!
By Irina Gonzalez | 08/11/2013 - 11:30
If you are one of the 3 million Americans with celiac disease (a condition that damages the lining of the small intestine as a reaction to eating gluten) or the millions more who follow a gluten-free diet for other reasons, you may have been one of the people cheering at the FDA's new rules on gluten labeling last week.
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.