Now, we knew carnitas and an ice cold cerveza combine beautifully. We hadn't considered carnitas and a robust red wine paired just fine. The East LA Meets Napa event in Los Angeles definitely changed our minds.
With the delectable fruit drooping from trees, we’d be fools to let avocados go to waste this season. The simplest thing to do would be to make vats of guacamole and...Read more
AltaMed Health Services hosted LatinoFoodie and other local food bloggers to preview its upcoming 6th Annual East LA Meets Napa celebration at Union Station on Friday, July 8. Now, we’re not talking rice and beans here. This was everything from black mole tamales to...Read more
Around dinner time a few nights ago I started thinking about potato tacos. We had our posts last week on the Origin of the Potato and chorizo con papas so I think that's what got me going. I’ve painstakingly, and very scientifically (ah, who...Read more
Summer is knock-knock-knocking on your door and she’s brought some guests: Frozen Desserts! Ice Cream is great, but what about the often over-looked cousins? I’m talking about ices, pops, paletas, and raspados? Read more
After reading Norma Vega’s recent Cultural Capsule on the Origin of the Tomato, we were inspired to create our own "tomatopalooza." We had fun searching for some tasty tomato/xitomatl recipes. What are your favorite xitomatl based recipes?
We’ve all heard that the great USDA Food Pyramid has fallen: Long Live the Plate! If you recall, when the Pyramid came out in the 90s, it was controversial, not to mention confusing and...Read more