There's an ongoing debate in the Latino community about how the U.S. "celebrates" Dia de los Muertos. Has it gone too far with people dressing in costumes almost like a carry-over from Halloween? Should we be more somber in our remembrance of loved ones...
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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
The holidays are the perfect time to indulge. For LatinoFoodie that means treating ourselves to new cookware and plenty of new kitchen gadgets. Our friends at Princess House have a stunning array of gourmet cookware that made us yearn for a bigger Christmas tree. We...Read more
A traditional Mexican dish, menudo rojo is a spicy soup made with beef tripe. You either love it or hate it. Luckily, I grew up loving the red menudo my mom would make. I guess people are thrown off with the tripe ingredient. Makes...Read more
At the Chavez-Rodriguez household, we're in recovery mode. Thankfully, a hearty chicken soup with roasted vegetables came to the rescue! Sometimes all of the hullabaloo of Christmas wears a body down. Not to mention the increased interaction with people (and their germs) in stores, malls,...Read more
Before we talk about all the fun we had at the tamalada sponsored by Princess House and the Latina Mom Bloggers group, stop and take a look at how cute...Read more
It's a dish my mom whipped up como nada. Steak Picado, a spicy beef stir fry that melds together beautifully onions, green peppers, garlic and other seasonings and transforms even the toughest cuts of beef into mouthwatering bites. This dish is also popular in Guatemala,...Read more