By Amaris Castillo | 10/28/2011 - 09:30
Last night on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, our cover girl Eva Longoria shared details on her living situation, the end of Desperate Housewives – and even schooled the host Jimmy Fallon on tortilla soup.
By Latina Staff | 10/14/2011 - 20:14
Latino, African and Caribbean cultures have been serving up terrific yuca dishes for thousands of years. Fresh yuca is now readily available in supermarkets but if you are still unsure about preparing yuca, you can find it peeled and ready-to-go in the freezer section. Try these easy recipes and let us know what you think!
By Amaris Castillo | 10/07/2011 - 12:55
— Our cover girl Rosie Perez is back! According to TV Line, the 47-year-old Nuyorican actress is set to guest star in the fourth season of Showtime’s Nurse Jackie. She will play a patient named Jules, who has an unusual diagnosis.
By Amaris Castillo | 10/05/2011 - 14:30
We’re suddenly hungry. The World Records Academy reports that a coastal city in Mexico has set the world record for the largest shrimp cocktail. It was huge.
By Amaris Castillo | 10/03/2011 - 08:00
Marcela Valladolid grew up with her feet firmly planted in two worlds—she was raised in Tijuana, Mexico but attended school in San Diego, California. This melding of two cultures would later serve as the seed for the Mexican American chef’s culinary career. At 18, Valladolid was an architecture student but after working as an assistant at her aunt’s culinary school in Mexico, she dropped out to pursue her dream.
By Grace Bastidas | 09/01/2011 - 16:00
Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summer, so what better way to bid the season adieu than by treating your friends and family to the ultimate burger and firing up the grill one last time before the fall chill sets in?
Here, Julian Medina, consulting chef and owner of New York City’s Coppelia, shares his recipe for a beef patty loaded with pork, cheese and chimichurri mayo. Warning: You may need to keep a hammock nearby to take a nap after conquering one of these giant burgers.
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: