I've always wondered what life would be like working for a family-owned business. Would we argue constantly? What about opportunity for growth and candid feedback? I wonder if my parents would be just as stubborn in the workplace as they were at home? I...Read more
Happy Mother’s Day to all the mommies in our lives! Between writing the cards and sending the flowers, make sure mama has something good to eat, too! If you plan on cooking for your darling mama this weekend, here is a simple and light grilled salmon...Read more
Saturday's sun scorched down on us as we waited for our bus at Union Station. Destination? Rancho Cucamonga. Yes, that same hillside where a wild fire scorched thousands of acres just a week earlier. We didn't know what to expect. Was the air going...Read more
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