Recent Posts by Stephen Chavez

Happy Anniversary to Us!

We'd like to give a toast to our new readers and followers. LatinoFoodie celebrates its one month anniversary today and we're looking forward to many many more with all of you. Cheers! [caption id="attachment_551" align="alignleft" width="211" caption="A Toast to Our Readers! "] Read more

I Love Me Some Papas con Chorizo!

As the weekend approaches my stomach begins to growl with different food cravings, especially for breakfast. Now, don’t get me wrong. I enjoy a beautiful spread of fresh fruit, eggs benedict, pancakes, bagels and lox, you name it. But there is nothing,...
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The Origin of the Potato: The People’s Food

You’re thinking Idaho, right? Or Ireland? Neither one! Like the tomato, the potato, too, is originally from the Andean region of South America, where more than 5,000 varieties are cultivated! A Peruvian farmer’s market may sell up to 30 varieties of spuds...
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Cultural Capsule: The Origin of the Tomato

By Contributing Writer: Norma Vega Every wonder where the first tomatoes originated? These plump fruits (yes, fruits, not vegetables!) grew wild in the Andes region of South America, but it wasn’t until they reached the central region of Mexico that the Aztecs began...
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