Tomatillo, or “little tomato” in Spanish, is only related to the tomato by being in the nightshade family of flowering plants, but tomatillos are more closely related to ground-berries and Cape gooseberries. With that in mind, tomatillos like Cape gooseberries and Chinese lantern berries,...Read more
*This is a sponsored post for Olive Garden's Cucina Mia menu. All thoughts and opinions expressed are our own. Hosting friends and family can be an intimidating task. You primp and preen, tweak and tease, hustle and flow just to provide a fun atmosphere and...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!
Due to our warmer than normal California spring weather, it is crazy and unfathomable to picture anyone standing over their stove making soup. However, there are parts of the country that are still under a blanket of snow or in the midst of a...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
Many Americans are living in sports limbo right now. Sochi Olympics came and went and Baseball's Opening Day is around the corner. But for LatinoFoodie, this weekend is the most exciting sporting event of the year - The Oscars! This year the competition is...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
For a light zesty snack or a swingin’ spicy meal, hot wings hold a special place in the heart of many Americans. From basketball to baseball to football to underwater basket weaving, competitive sports have long been a pretext for consuming finger-licking...Read more