Latino Culture

Living in 2 Culturas, A Bicultural Story by René Colato Laínez

Latino Culture

For the 3rd year in a row, Latinas for Latino Lit (L4LL) is hosting their Día Blog Hop in honor of Día de los Niños, Día de los Libros (Children’s Day/Book Day)! This year, the blog hop has paired up 12 Latino authors and illustrators with 12 Latina bloggers to promote Latino children’s literacy. The event kicked off yesterday, […]

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Appetizer Idea for Lent! Puerto Rican Tostones with Shrimp & Tomato Topping Recipe {Video}

Puerto Rico

We are almost 4 weeks into the Lenten season and you may be looking for unique seafood or fish recipes you can serve your family for those meatless Fridays. I don’t know if your family was/is the same as mine, but once Ash Wednesday came around, we honored the Lenten season by abstaining from meat […]

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Fun, Simple Three Kings’ Day Craft for Kids!

Latino Culture

While the holidays may be over for many of you, in many Latino households (including ours) we’re anxiously awaiting for Three Kings’ Day (El Día de Los Tres Reyes Magos)! Always celebrated on January 6th, Three Kings’ Day honors the journey of The Three Wise Men to meet Jesus. It’s a special holiday, one I’m […]

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Sweet Potato & Cream Cheese Empanadas {Recipe}

Recipes

Recently, I’ve been making a lot of empanadas at our house, which we call pastelillos. My kids are really loving the pastelillos de pizza (pizza empanadas) I introduced to them and they’re also fond of pastelillos de queso (cheese empanadas). The other day I wanted to play with the flavor of sweet potatoes to see […]

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How to Make Puerto Rican Coquito – Easy 5-Ingredient Coquito Recipe {Video}

Puerto Rico

In many Puerto Rican households, you can always tell when the holiday season has begun because coquito begins to make an appearance. Coquito is a Puerto Rican holiday drink and just how eggnog is loved in American households during the holidays, coquito also has a special place. It’s hard to find a Puerto Rican household […]

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