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4 Easy and Natural Raspados With Honey {Recipe}

La miel or honey is one of my favorite ingredients from La Madre Tierra. Hardly a day goes by when I don’t pour honey over something like a smoothie, a slice of toast or suck it straight from a stick. These recipes for natural raspados (also known as minutas, piraguas, snow cones or shaved ice) from the National Honey Board along with Sno-Con Amor founder and raspado expert Lauda Flores, are made with honey and had me drooling so much I just had toRead More ...

Salmon Tacos with Strawberry and Pineapple Salsa {Recipe}

  The summer season is here and there is a lot to celebrate!  Father’s Day is right around the corner, Independence Day thereafter and many outdoor cooking get-togethers with friends and family will take over back yards in the next few months. Salmon tacos are very kid friendly.  This protein is so full-bodied, satisfying and easy to digest. Salmon is also rich in Omega-3 fatty acids, which are considered a brain booster.  Did I mention how delicious these are? WrapRead More ...

Summery Grilled Chicken With a Tropical Salad

These days have been warmer than usual, and I felt the heat especially intense because my A/C was broken for five days, including the holiday, and I –working from home- have been literally melting, with all the windows open and no intention to cook anything in the stove. This, as you may imagine, can be problematic if you are a food blogger, like I am, and need to be cooking stuff all the time! Talking to my mother about thisRead More ...

Easy No-Bake Pavlova/Cardenal Cake Recipe

About a month ago my daughter and I met up with my mom – la abuelita – who flew from El Salvador to meet up with us to travel around Florida for some work and leisure. I really needed a helping hand since I had two conferences to attend in Florida within 10 days of each other and figured it would ease the craziness of my travel schedule is I just brought my daughter with me and we made itRead More ...

Simple Red Wine Olive and Pepper Rice Pilaf {Recipe}

Mother´s Day is around the corner, and food is being thrown at us from every direction. As we all very well know, moms tend to have a special place in their hearts for sugary treats, and buying baked confections or making them at home is high on the list of best gifts for her on this once-a-year event. But before the awaited dessert, a whole meal needs to be prepared for the family, and even though this is, in fact,Read More ...

Tortellini In Chipotle Sherry Sauce {Recipe}

Tortellini in Chipotle Sherry Sauce Pasta is the comfort food of choice in our house, very easy to cook, very affordable, and very versatile, plus my kids love it. For this recipe I use Holland House Sherry Cooking Wine which gives it a pinch of sweetness, and the chipotle peppers give it some latin-spice. Ingredients for Tortellini in Chipotle Sherry Sauce Serves 4 1 bag (12 oz) of dry cheese filled tortellini 1 T olive oil 2 garlic cloves minced 2Read More ...

Latina Food Bloggers’ Favorite Recipes, Cookbooks and Holiday Meals

As 2011 comes to a close, we want to celebrate those Latina food bloggers we love and the recipes, cookbooks  and meals they love. Browse the pages below and discover some Latino culinary gems. Blogger: Vianney Rodriguez Blog: Sweet Life Vianney´s top 3 Latino cookbooks of 2011: Paletas- by Fany Gerson I spent my entire summer drawing inspiration from the flavors of my childhood featured in each page. Truly Mexican: Essential Recipes and Techniques for Authentic Mexican Cooking- by RobertoRead More ...

Farro Shrimp Salad {Recipe}

I am obsessed with farro (American name: spelt). Ever since this Italian grain stepped into my life we have been best of friends. Farro was invited to my Thanksgiving table this year for the first time and will make several appearances over the holiday season as a decadent salad. It has such an interesting nutty texture and when paired with Nakano’s Red Pepper Rice Vinegar it becomes legendary. Initially when I first started experimenting with this salad it was lackingRead More ...

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