Soursop, Latin and powerful

Soursop, Latin and powerful

Soursop is not one of the most beautiful fruit to look at, at least not from the outside. There, the only highlight is a bunch of soft thorns of the same green color of its skin. Some prefer not to eat it to avoid going through the cumbersome process of removing its seeds; others do not even...
Full body detox: Delicious green smoothie

Full body detox: Delicious green smoothie

The holidays sometimes fill you with extra pounds and an extra helping of guilt, but you can fix that! Learn how to prepare a green smoothie for a full body detox. December can be a month of excesses. We all take advantage of the Holiday season to eat and drink without restrictions....
Rosca de Reyes: a sweet bread for the holidays

Rosca de Reyes: a sweet bread for the holidays

In Spain, instead of celebrating and exchanging gifts on Christmas day like we do in America, Epiphany (Día de Reyes or Three Wise Men Day) is most celebrated. It’s the day for children to open their presents, for families to reunite, and spread holiday cheer. On this day, it’s...
Mate: properties of a Latin infusion

Mate: properties of a Latin infusion

There are beverages that are simply excuses. Yes, excuses for seeing each other, for having a nice chat and for sharing moments… Mate is one of them. Preparing and drinking it together is a social ceremony that brings people closer. This infusion, made from the leaves of the Yerba Mate...
National Chocolate Day

National Chocolate Day

National Chocolate Day is a day we take very seriously! Well, maybe not seriously but we definitely like to celebrate it. After all, some of the best cocoa comes from Latin America, just like our beautiful crafts. So in the spirit of this important day in the Nativo Crafts calendar, here...
Elote mac and cheese: comfort food for fall

Elote mac and cheese: comfort food for fall

There’s almost nothing as comforting as a bowl of mac and cheese… Mmm! Cheesy goodness… Fortunately, it’s the time of the year to cozy up with warm dishes like this since autumn has arrived! This recipe gives a Tex-Mex twist to one of America’s favorite dishes. I...
Cashew, A Latin American delicacy

Cashew, A Latin American delicacy

Maybe few people know that cashew is a Latin American nut. This seed comes from the northernmost part of South America, specifically Venezuela and Brazil. It’s one of the best gifts this continent has given to the world. The crops quickly extended to other continents when Portuguese...
Mexican Almond Horchata

Mexican Almond Horchata

Horchata is a delicious Mexican drink that will chill you all summer long! It may take some time for the rice and almonds to soak, but after that it’s just blend and serve… So easy! And when the hot weather fades, you can make it and remember those sunny days. This chilled drink...

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