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- Gorditas mean “little fat ones” in Spanish, and during the holidays Santa may not be the only one who fits in that category. Calorie counting aside, gorditas are a great traditional Mexican dish that is made year round in Latino households. Cousin to the chalupa, sope, Salvadorean pupusa, and the Colombian/Venezuelan arepa, these corn meal cakes are typically flattened by Continue Reading...Read More
- In our home, the holidays are not complete without chocolate: mole, tamales, champurrado and plenty of chocolate desserts. Despite our arsenal of flourless chocolate cake, chocoflan, chocolate sugar cookies, chocolate biscotti, and homemade chocolate mousse, there is always room for a little more chocolate decadence. This year we have made Brigaderios, or Brazilian-styled chocolate truffles. Typically, I would stick to Continue Reading...Read More
- The holidays are synonymous with tamales in Latin households, and a favorite dish of Mexico. The truth is that everyone has their own treasured family recipe. This pork tamales recipe using the zesty blend of HERDEZ® Tomatillo Verde Mexican Cooking Sauce reduces the amount of time in the kitchen, leaving you more time to spend around the dinner table with Continue Reading...Read More
- There’s nothing better than seeing the appearance of my beloved fuyu persimmons while driving around Los Angeles. From persimmon bread to even flan made with persimmon, working with persimmons is easy, fragrant and delicious. Like the tomato, persimmons are not popularly considered to be berries, but the fruit is in fact from the berry familia. This year I decided to Continue Reading...Read More
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