By Amaris Castillo | 08/17/2011 - 11:00
As a child, Susie Jimenez helped her Mexican parents pick fruit. Working alongside her family in the fields helped plant the seed for Jimenez’s long relationship with food, which culminated in a successful culinary career and most recently in her second place finish on The Next Food Network Star. The 31-year-old California native lost to self-appointed “Sandwich King” Jeff Mauro on the show’s finale this past Sunday, but gained a ton of fans along the way.
By Amaris Castillo | 08/05/2011 - 11:00
Everyone has a favorite food. Maybe its something only abuelita can make, or maybe it’s a traditional dish from your home country, but inevitably, just the thought of that treasured dish gets you drooling.
Well, celebs are just the same! Check out our list of some of our favorite Latino celebrities and the foods that make their mouths water:
By Mariela Rosario | 08/04/2011 - 12:00
We polled our Facebook readers to find out where to get a perfect, steaming cup of cafe con leche from coast to coast and you all responded in droves!
Here are suggestions from ten Latinas on where to get some great Latin coffee, from Los Angeles to Texas to the Bronx, NY:
Laura Martinez La Duni in Dallas, Texas has the best cafe con leche!! ♥
By Pati Jinich | 06/28/2011 - 17:03
We were looking for a sweet summertime treat and we asked our food contributor Pati Jinich for her favorite treat. Her response? The cold, delicious Tres Leches cake! Check out her blog below to learn how to make this traditional Latino desert:
By Pati Jinich | 06/18/2011 - 09:00
We like to impress with our food, but we don’t like to be stuck in the kitchen. So we asked food contributor Pati Jinich for an easy summer recipe that would wow a crowd.
Growing up, we always used to fight over shrimp—it was a special Sunday dish we all looked forward to. For our family gatherings, my abuelita used to bring the shrimp to the table and hold the platter high above her head so no one could sneak any extras.
By Grace Bastidas | 06/08/2011 - 16:00
You know the consequences—blazing headache, nausea, dry mouth, upset stomach, red eyes, muscle pain—and still, you decide to do one more kamikaze shot. And while you may not end up in Bangkok like the boys from The Hangover Part II, you will most likely end up hovering over your toilet. Thankfully we have the best Latin American cures for even the most persistent of hangovers.
Menudo in Mexico
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:
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:
By Johanna Ferreira | 03/02/2011 - 13:50
We couldn’t stop laughing out loud at this hysterical Star Wars parody. Aubrey Plaza is hysterical and has officially cornered the market for the best blank stare in Hollywood.
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!