California pepper fig salsa spears. Quinoa salad with roasted cauliflower and figs. Mission figs sausage sliders. Grilled cheese with fig-onion jam. Griddled fig and prosciutto. Filet mignon with spiced fig Not Ketchup. Lamb daube with orange zest and California Figs. Hot damn!
Hot off the presses, our friends at Melissa's Produce have once again rocked the recipe world with a new cookbook devoted to one of our favorite ingredients: peppers. We went to the book launch of The Great Pepper Cookbook and sampled their spicy bites...Read more
Coming from Colorado, I have yet to explore all of Southern California. So, when I heard about the 2nd Annual Knott’s Berry Bloom, the kid in me jumped for joy. And, it sounds like it could be a perfect foodie family kind of day, especially with an...Read more
*This is a sponsored post, but all of the opinions are our own. Hey, even LatinoFoodie needs a break from the kitchen time to time and the new menu from Olive Garden offered great variety and value. Just as Italian cuisine has its iconic dishes, like...Read more
Being a professional cook has meant coming home reeking of onions and garlic on an almost daily basis. Sometimes flaking off fish scales or peeling off an octopus tentacle or two. And while I do not mind much when I have to shake off...Read more
It's raining in Los Angeles and people are acting like the world is coming to an end. I love the rain and think it's perfect weather for a warm, hearty bowl of Albóndigas or meatball soup. Albóndigas originated in Spain and means a meatball soup...Read more
*This is a sponsored post, but all of our opinions are our very own. It's always hard to hear, see or eat a lobster without thinking about Julia Child's famous "Lobster" episode. [caption id="attachment_4983" align="alignnone" width="665"] Read more
There's something brave playing with traditional ethnic dishes. Only a few chefs seem to pull it off successfully. Executive Chef Thomas Ortega, raised in Cerritos, Calif., takes a brazened approach to his restaurant style and menu and guess what? He nails it at his...Read more