By Bren Herrera | 09/24/2010 - 10:00
Fall is my favorite season. Some really delicious vegetables are readily available and it’s the perfect time to go to farmer’s markets to pick the freshest and ripest ingredients. In my parent's house, we grew up eating butternut squash, or calabaza a LOT. It was mostly made into mashes, but on some occasions, mami would would roast them and season them with incredible herbs and spices.
By Janel Martinez | 09/22/2010 - 15:40
“Everything in moderation” is an essential mantra to live by when on the road to healthy eating. Here are a few more options—from designer dishes to easy-to-use dispensers—that will have you both eating and thinking better.
By Verky Arcos | 08/31/2010 - 10:30
They finally announced the chefs for seaon three of The Next Iron Chef, and we're really excited to have another Latino, Mario Pagan, (last season Jose Garces won!) to represent on the show. "I'm really excited; I'm really happy that it's finally coming out and hopefully I'll do a good job," says the Puerto Rican chef and owner of restaurants Lemongrass and Chayote.
By Elayne Fluker | 08/19/2010 - 15:00
Cocktail party, passed hors d'ouerves, sit-down dinner—though summer is winding down we know that you continue to get together with your friends and family to enjoy good food and good times! So tell us your party-planning secrets!
The editors of Latina want to know how you entertain! Click here to fill out our quick survey at Latina.com/entertaining, and don’t forget to submit your favorite recipe—you might just get featured in the November issue of Latina magazine!
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 08/10/2010 - 14:00
It seems like every girl in the country is gearing up to watch Julia Roberts find herself while traveling in Italy, India and Indonesia in Eat Pray Love. While the movie’s trailer shows some incredible food and drop-dead gorgeous locations, we couldn’t help but think that when it comes to both (as well as thousand-year-old spiritual traditions) those places have nothing on Latin America.
By Mariela Rosario | 08/05/2010 - 17:00
Sofia Vergara visited The Tonight Show yesterday and in place of her usual gift of Colombian coffee for host Jay Leno, she brought some homestyle dulce de leche.
Unfortunately, Gordon Ramsay was the other guest that night and after Vergara graciously offered the notoriously cranky chef a taste of the Latin specialty, he spit it out! To which Sofia rightfully responded, "¡Ven, pero este tipo no respeta!"
Watch the interaction below and tell us what you think.
By Verky Arcos | 07/17/2010 - 10:00
73 West 71st Street
New York, NY 10023
The décor of Sante Fe is understated, with sand colored walls, a few ethnic artifacts and white tablecloths, but that's not why people visit this popular eatery in NYC. It's all about the food—contemporary Mexican cuisine.
By Kathryn Papanek | 07/15/2010 - 12:00
When La La Vazquez and Carmelo Anthony tied the knot last weekend in New York City, they topped off the stylish celebration with a beautiful red and gold wedding cake designed by New York celebrity baker Ron Ben-Israel. Hungry for more details about the delicious dessert?
By Verky Arcos | 07/08/2010 - 14:42
La La Vazquez is preparing for her wedding to Denver Nuggets star Carmelo Anthony this weekend, and we got a chance to catch up with the chatty Latina to find out how she shed 13 pounds (and still going!) for the big day. Here’s what she had to say:
On working it out
By Mariela Rosario | 06/22/2010 - 17:00
Salma Hayek-Pinault visited The Late Show with David Letterman last night and took the opportunity to explain the hilarious video circulating on the web of her freaking out about a snake, and proved her real-life bravery by explaining that insects are a nutritious (and delicious, according to her) part of Mexican cuisine.