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All About Beans

All About Beans – health benefits and more

Do you like beans (frijoles)? If you are like me, then you probably grew up enjoying frijoles. As a Latina, I can enjoy frijoles for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. In fact, I can even enjoy them as a snack. I am so excited to tell you all about beans . All About Beans (Frijoles) Health

History of Tomatoes

The History of Tomatoes in Latin America

Today, I want to talk about tomatoes. Yes, tomatoes! Tomatoes are so common in Latin cuisine. But, did you know tomatoes are native to Latin America? It’s true. They even date back to the Aztecs! In fact, Europeans did not use tomatoes until the colonization of the “new world.” Wow. Can you imagine Italian food

Is curtido healthy

Is Curtido Healthy?

Hi there. My name is Bernie Molina. I am the award-winning author of Herencia Cookbook. Herencia Cookbook is a cookbook that honors my Mexican and Salvadorian upbringing in Los Angeles. For instance, in Herencia Cookbook, I honor my roots through fun and authentic recipes. Additionally, my Mexican and Salvadorian roots inspire my SalviMex fusion style

The Pinole Project

The Pinole Project

What’s up, everyone? Bernie Molina here, author of Herencia Cookbook, full of authentic SalviMex recipes with a modern twist. Today, I want to talk all about The Pinole Project ! The Pinole Project is a Mexican-American food company that sells a superfood pinole chia oatmeal. My friend Maya Jacquez is the owner and founder of

How to make black beans

How To Make Black Beans From Scratch

In my home, you will almost always find cooked beans in the fridge. This is because they are a great addition to any meal. For example, I can mash them and enjoy them with fried plantains, a hand-made tortilla, and some cheese. Now, you have a classic Salvadoran breakfast. Additionally,  I can mix whole, cooked

what are some traditional latin foods

What are some Traditional Latin Foods?

When it comes to Hispanic and Latinx cooking, there are a lot of yummy options. Let’s go through and highlight some popular dishes that you may or may not have heard of before! Today, we will review: What Are Some Traditional Latin Foods? Hola homies! It’s your girl, Bernie, author of Herencia Cookbook, full of

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