Has too much tequila left you with a dizzy sunrise? Restore what you’ve lost from a long night on the town with this vita-packed day after brunch (with the proper dose of Latin styling for good measure, of course).
Sorry, we can’t take back those boozy dance moves...
Brimming with Latin spirit, these crafty summer entertaining tips and tricks are sure to make memories. Each is impressive, affordable and fun to prepare with generations of food heritage captured inside a colorful, modern twist designed for 6 – 8 of your closest friends.
Ady Abreu does cupcakes. Some are plain Jane: classic vanillas with perfectly prim buttercreams. Others, are on the edgy side like Chocolate Stout Beer with Salted Caramel or Evil Cherry and Pomegranate-Ginger and it was master mixes that, quite literally, took the cake as Abreu won the Food Network’s Cupcake Wars last May.
The Andes-native tamarillo gets its catchy name from an unlikely cultivar: New Zealanders, who coined the fruit after tamu - the Māori word for leadership, and amarillo, Spanish for its golden color. With a taste somewhere between a banana-apricot-passion fruit, this is the perfect addictive to this Latin take on a Bloody Mary.
Delicately fried, these tortilla triangles make a satisfying snack without that overindulged feeling. Topped with omega-rich salmon, tart turnip greens and avocado; they're sure to heed cravings all afternoon.
Prickly pears are so rich in nutrition; they have been prescribed as a hangover cure. Aside from its anti-inflammatory agents, the fruit makes for a delicious salad when mixed with orange and mint. This recipe serves one, but can easily be doubled to suit more.
In Colombia, hot juices are often spiked with aguardientes, a strong liqueur made from sugarcane which roughly translates to "fire water." This version draws inspiration from the country's bogaderas - the citrus-clove counterpart of an aguardiente drink, made here with less harsh spirits.
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