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About: Roxana A. Soto

Roxana is a bilingual and bicultural mamá to Vanessa, an inquisitive second-grader, and Santiago, an adventurous preKindie – both of whom are growing up between two worlds and in two languages. A long-time journalist, Roxana oversees SpanglishBaby's editorial content.

Twitter: @roxanaSB

Wordless Wednesday: Postres Peruanos

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I was lucky enough to be in Miami two weekends ago and I went twice to what has become my favorite Peruvian restaurant: Ceviche 105 in downtown Miami. Do you know what these are? ...

Spanish Book Clubs for Bilingual Children

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If you’ve been reading us for a while, you know that every so often I like to rave about my kids’ Spanish-speaking playgroup here in Denver. We’ve been a part of it since it began and although we don’t get to go to the meetups on a regular basis like we did at the beginning, the friendships both my kids and I have made are strong enough to survive our absences. Plus, as is the case of Vanessa, many of theRead More ...

Flan Week: Flan de Queso from Puerto Rico {Recipe}

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As you all know, we’re celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month until mid October. Ana and I wanted to do something a bit different this year and so we came up with the idea of dedicating one whole week to the time-honored Latin dessert that unites us all: FLAN. We’ve invited fellow Latina bloggers to share their flan recipes and stories with all of us in the days coming up! And there’ll be something for everyone. Check out the list of bloguerasRead More ...

Wordless Wednesday: Mexican Candy

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I was in San Diego recently and I crossed the border into Tijuana so the friends I was staying with could go shopping at Walmart. It was Mexican candy heaven! I spent two years in Mexico as a child and I got hooked on many of the candies sold there at the time. ¿Has probado los Bubu Lubus? ...

Peruvian Lomo Saltado: A Mixture of Cultures and Flavors {Recipe}

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Chances are that if you’ve ever had the good fortune to eat Peruvian food, you’ve had a scrumptious plate of lomo saltado! One of the most popular Peruvian dishes – after ceviche, of course – lomo saltado is super easy to make and it virtually takes no time. Growing up, I was lucky to eat this at least once a week. My dad’s lomo saltado was by far my favorite. Most of you know I’m not a huge cook, butRead More ...

Back to {Bilingual} School Week

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By tomorrow, the majority of school-aged children in this country will be back in school. My daughter has already been back for more than a month, since her school follows a modified school calendar which means she gets more time off during the year and has a shorter summer. Most kids went back in mid-August, but many of them are relishing their last few hours of summer break. While back to school tends to make a lot of moms –Read More ...

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