Food & Fiestas

Pan dulce hamburger: A Mexican American dream or nightmare?

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There I was minding everyone else's business on Facebook when I come across an edible creation the likes of which I have never seen before. It looks like pan dulce, but it looks like a hamburger too. I rub my eyes and look at the screen again and sure enough there is a burger inside of a perfectly good concha. Somewhere someone invented the pan dulce hamburger and I don't know whether to be ecstatic or horrified, but my bicultural American-Mexican self is extremely excited. Where can I get my hands on one, I think? I really want to try it.

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10 foods that will make your butt bigger

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Not all women are born with a naturally plump derierre. The great news is that there are natural tricks for plumping your butt without injections or surgery. A healthy diet combined with exercise is the perfect way to get the toned and lifted butt of your dreams. The first step is to eat the right foods to help you achieve a bigger rear. Once you know what to look for, you can avoid the foods that are ruining your big booty mission. 

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Fáciles de preparar: Enchiladas entomatadas rojas

Estas enchiladas se preparan con una salsa de tomates maduros y salsa de chile rojo, y se sirven con queso fresco desmoronado y crema de leche fresca. Se trata de una receta muy fácil de preparar y es un acompañante para platos de carne y pollo, que le dará color y sabor a tu mesa.  Es creación mexicanísimo chef Vicente del Río, quien tiene su restaurante Frida Mexican Cuisine en California y además es fundador de la Asociación Sabores de México. Lo mejor es que es tan sencilla como deliciosa, para que no te compliques en la cocina.

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Coffee flan with tequila recipe

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If there is one dessert that I will ALWAYS have a soft spot for it is flan. To me flan is like a bit of heaven on a plate, it's an exquisite wonderful delight. Given that I love flan so much, imagine my delight when I came across a recipe by Chef Pati Jinich, from Pati's Mexican Table on PBS for coffee flan with tequila whipped cream. Not only do I love flan, I'm also a big fan of coffee and tequila. Knowing that I can put all three of these wonderful ingredients together to create a remarkable dessert makes me feel like I've died and gone to heaven three times over.

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Suculentas albóndigas mexicanas con salsa de chile verde

¿A quién no le gustan unas buenas albóndigas con bastante salsa? Las de hoy tienen salsa verde, en lugar de salsa de tomate y son perfectas para cuando tienes reuniones familiares como la del Día de Muertos. Y es que para una celebración de origen mexicano no hay como una receta mexicana, que la puedes servir junto con los tradicionales tamales, mole, tortillas, arroz y frijoles.

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Sponsored Post: How Latino families celebrate Halloween & Día de los Muertos

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Fun costumes and good times! It's that time of year when kids and kids at heart dress up and celebrate their customs and cultures. Moms took the challenge and sent in selfies of their Halloween and Day of the Dead traditions.

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10 Cosas que no deben faltar en tu altar de Día de los Muertos

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Más allá del típico Halloween, el "Day of the Dead" envuelve la cultura azteca de una manera muy especial. Y aún si no eres mexicana, te enseñamos a perfeccionarlo con estas 10 cosas que no deben faltar en la decoración del Día de los Muertos. ¡Verás que es facilísimo!

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8 Ricas recetas para celebrar este Día de Muertos

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Este domingo el santoral católico marca el Día de los Fieles Difuntos. Pero ya desde el 31 de octubre, coincidiendo con Halloween, comienzan los preparativos para celebrar el Día de Muertos, que es precedido por el Día de los Muertos Chiquitos en los que recordamos a los angelitos que están en el cielo

Este año, por tercera vez, pondré mi altar, chiquitito, con velas y muchas flores para celebrar a mis abuelos, a mi hermana y a mi papá, quien nos dejó este año. No soy mexicana, pero como me fascina esta tradición, desde que vivo en Miami la he adoptado como propia. ¿Qué voy a cocinar? Pues no mucho este año. porque mi cocina está en plena remodelación. Pero con seguridad haré sopa de frijoles negros, con la receta que heredé de mi abuelita paterna y que tanto a mi papá como a mi hermana le encantaban.

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10 Creative ways to use your leftover Halloween candy

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Halloween without all the candy treats just wouldn't be Halloween, but the day after Halloween when so much of the candy is still left is just too much. You can't let your kids eat candy for days on end and you shouldn't be eating that much candy either. Time to do some confiscating, but don't worry I'm not going to ask you to throw away perfectly good candy. That would be wrong. Instead, I'm going to tell you to repuropse it for the upcoming holidays. You can use all that left over Halloween candy to make and bake some pretty nifty things that you can regift as fabulously edible holiday gifts!

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Top 20 Latin food blogs you should bookmark

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Mi gente, la comida es vida and that's all there is to it. Food is life and without it we die, it's as simple as that. Not only does food nourish our bodies and keep us alive, food is also the most delicious way to share, impart and keep our cultures alive in a way that nourishes our soul, that connects us to those who have come before us and those who will come after.

Now, whether you know it or not there are some amazing Latinas sharing recipes and their love of food online. Not only are these mujeres great cooks, they are the kind of women you would love to cook alongside. We here at MamásLatinas are huge fans of Latina food blogueras and we felt we just had to share our top 20 favorite Latin food blogs with you because they are like good food, better when shared!

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