By The Latin Kitchen | 02/27/2014 - 14:48
Today is a very special day in our culture: the day to celebrate the Dominican Republic's Independence Day! And we couldn't think of a better way to celebrate the island's holiday than with some of our favorite Dominican recipes--that we've gathered together just for you! So sit back, grab a Presidente and play some Juan Luis Guerra music while you eat the delicious sazon-inflused food.
¡Buen provecho y felicidades!
By Cristina Arreola | 02/25/2014 - 09:39
I think we can all agree that Taco Bell isn't exactly authentic Mexican fare, but we're still pretty excited about the fast food chain's latest announcement.
By American Heart Association Go Red for Women | 02/06/2014 - 11:11
One of the risk factors related to heart disease is having too much salt in our meals.
The American Heart Association recommends to aim to eat less than 1500 milligrams (mg) of sodium per day because for its harmful side effects such as elevated blood pressure, increased risk of stroke, heart attack and kidney disease.
By tradition most Hispanic foods are well seasoned, but one must not confuse good seasoning with just adding excess salt when cooking to try and get “authentic flavor.”
By The Latin Kitchen | 01/02/2014 - 16:45
Across Latin America, families come together in early January for a day that means more to them than Christmas: Dia de los Reyes.
By Latina Staff | 12/13/2013 - 10:00
Ho! Ho! Ho! The holidays are here. Unfortunately, so is the temptation to overindulge and under-exercise, which can have serious short- and long-term consequences for your body, health and heart. But while navigating the non-stop food frenzy that comes along with Navidad takes will power, it’s not impossible. In fact, a few minor modifications can have major effect, and allow you to feel more gleeful than guilty this holiday season.
By The Latin Kitchen | 12/12/2013 - 15:21
We’re in the full swing of the holidays! Thanksgiving dinner is under our belt and Noche Buena and Christmas morning are in our sights. The tree is up, the lights are twinkling, the garland is strewn, and we’re headed back into the kitchen to cook up dish after dish of delicious classics. To keep us inspired, we’re putting a TLK twist on the classic song 12 Days of Christmas. You know the one with 12 drummers drumming, 11 pipers piping...all the way down to the partridge in the pear tree!
By Cristina Arreola | 10/21/2013 - 10:07
It appears that more and more American shoppers are turning towards Latin foods and ingredients for their everyday cooking needs.
According to Fox News Latino, tortillas now outsell burger and hot dog buns, and tortilla chips sales are growing faster than that of potato chips.
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 | 09/19/2013 - 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.