"Favela Wars "( Brazil)


Brazilian Rice

1 c long grain white rice (you can substitute with other type of rice)2 T minced onion1 clove garlic, minced2 T vegetable oil (I use olive oil)1 1/2 t salt4 cups water (about) Place the rice in a colander and rinse thoroughly with cold water; set aside. Heat the oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Cook the onion in the oil for one minute. Stir in the garlic and cook until the garlic is golden brown....more

Books and media in the Latina blogosphere

This week I went looking in the Latina blogophere for posts on books and film. On The Latina (L)it Girl, Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez comments on TV, culture, and mainstream media images of Latinos in the U.S.. She is excited to see a new family drama, Cane, coming out on CBS; one that doesn't stereotype Latinos as scary gang members; instead, as "Latinos without cheesy accents, educated, easily bilingual, smart." ...more

I thought you might like more info on virtual book tours. I just finished one recently and they ...more