Ingrid Hoffman
'Delicioso' Star Ingrid Hoffmann: Easy Super Bowl Recipes Every Latina Should Know
By Sugey Palomares | 02/03/2012 - 16:22

Popular celebrity chef and Latina contributor, Ingrid Hoffmann has made a fruitful career out of making delicious and easy homemade recipes that every Latina should know. “My style of cooking doesn’t require elaborate techniques and hours of slaving in the kitchen,” says Ingrid. “I want my viewers to have fun and live a healthy and balanced lifestyle."


Read more
Ronnie
EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Ronnie from 'The Jersey Shore' on Pigging Out During the Holidays
By Lee Hernandez | 12/22/2011 - 16:52

Jersey Shore star Ronnie Ortiz-Magro stopped by Latina earlier this week, and the half-Puerto Rican reality star had some surprising advice for Latinos who are hoping to shed some extra pounds in the new year. Check it out in the video below!


Read more
EXCLUSIVE: Food Network
EXCLUSIVE: Food Network's Marcela Valladolid On Family-Friendly Holiday Food
By Amaris Castillo | 12/02/2011 - 15:00

It can be difficult to figure out which Latino foods are the most family-friendly for the holidays. We’re talking about dishes that will have the whole family salivating at the mouth! So we turned to Marcela Valladolid, host of Food Network’s Mexican Made Easy for advice.


Read more
Joan Smalls on Being the Only Puerto Rican Victoria's Secret Angel & Loving Mofongo
By Verky Arcos | 11/29/2011 - 10:00

Every few years, a fresh-faced model takes the fashion industry by storm! 2011 has been the year of Joan Smalls; her face has launched campaigns for Gucci and Roberto Cavalli and she's been spotted strutting down the catwalk of the season’s hottest couture fashion shows like Christian Dior and Givenchy. But, even with all these bragging rights and a skyrocketing career, Smalls manages to stay humble and connected to her roots. 

Here's what she had to say to us when we caught up with her at the Victoria's Secret fashion show recently.


Read more
EXCLUSIVE: Food Network
EXCLUSIVE: Food Network's Marcela Valladolid On Holiday Cooking With Your Family
By Amaris Castillo | 11/25/2011 - 10:00

Whenever the holiday season arrives, questions about food begin to slither their way into our heads. How do you make the sometimes-daunting task of cooking for your family an enjoyable experience? What to do with leftovers?

You get the deal.

We brought our questions recently to Marcela Valladolid, host of Food Network’s Mexican Made Easy. The 33-year-old Mexican American chef, who usually spends her Thanksgiving holidays with her tia in Tijuana, Mexico, had plans to visit Las Vegas with family this year.


Read more
EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Chef Aarón Sánchez on Who Runs the Kitchen on Thanksgiving
EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Chef Aarón Sánchez on Who Runs the Kitchen on Thanksgiving
By Mariela Rosario | 11/23/2011 - 09:00

With a few nationally-recognized restaurants under his belt, not to mention a slew of cookbooks, oh and did we mention all those shows on the Food Network (and a new one on Spanish-language network Utilisima), you would think that famed chef Aarón Sánchez would pretty much have a lock on the kitchen in his family for the holidays! But, you would be forgetting that his mother is the wonderful Zarela Martinez, also known as the inventor of upscale Mexican cuisine.


Read more
Latino Holiday Table
Plan the Perfect Holiday Party!
By Latina Staff | 11/18/2011 - 12:38

Here are some delicious drinks and recipes to help you plan a picture perfect holiday soiree for you and your loved ones.

First gather everything you will need and follow these easy tips:

Plan and Prep

Create a realistic party budget and map out a detailed to-do list. Most of your hors d’oeuvres and ingredients for cocktails should be prepped well in advance of party time, so you’re able to relax and give guests your full attention when they arrive.

Drinks


Read more
The Supporting Cast: Latino Twists on Traditional Thanksgiving Side Dishes
The Supporting Cast: Latino Twists on Traditional Thanksgiving Side Dishes
By Mariela Rosario | 11/18/2011 - 12:00

Yes, everyone knows it’s all about the turkey, but one way to step up your Thanksgiving game is with kick-ass sides and desserts. It’s easy with these Latin riffs on five homey dishes. Show up on your host’s doorstep with gorgeous chipotle gratin or luscious pumpkin arroz con leche, and you’ll impress everyone, even those hard-to-please guests. Best of all, you won’t have to spend the day slaving away in the kitchen. Now that’s something to be thankful for.


Read more
Lima, Peru
Lima, Peru Named a Top Travel Destination for 2012 by Frommers
By Adriana Rivera | 11/03/2011 - 15:20

While some people travel to Peru to experience classic tourist sites like Machu Picchu, many are traveling all the way to South America for some of the most exotic fusion cuisine on the planet. Frommers.com, a website that prides itself in providing unique travel destination information, has named Lima, Peru a top food and drink destination of 2012.


Read more
Jencarlos Canela
EXCLUSIVE SNEAK PEEK: Jencarlos Canela on MTV Tr3s 'Rock Dinner'
By Lee Hernandez | 11/02/2011 - 16:55

Cuban singer Jencarlos Canela is making a special appearance tonight on MTV Tr3s’ Rock Dinner—a show that gives fans the opportunity to cook and spend an evening with one of their favorite celebs.

We spoke to the Cuban heartthrob earlier this week to get all of the delicious deets on his guest appearance (pun intended)—including what he thought of the meal prepared for him by his fans!


Read more