Sweet Tamales for the Holidays
Dec23

Sweet Tamales for the Holidays

Hispanic Lifestyle spoke with Disneyland Resort Assistant Pastry Chef Nubia Renteria about how to prepare Sweet Tamales a special treat for the holidays. Makes 22 tamales 1 1/2 cups warm water 1 1/2 cups pineapple juice 1 cup honey 3 1/2 cups masa harina 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon coarse salt 3/4 cup vegetable shortening 1 1/2 cups golden raisins 1 1/2 cups finely diced fresh pineapple 3/4 cup vegetable oil or a cooking...

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Travel | Disney ¡Viva Navidad!
Nov15

Travel | Disney ¡Viva Navidad!

We had a great time previewing the newest celebration at the Disneyland Resort – “Disney ¡Viva Navidad!”  Guests will enjoy this festive holiday presentation Nov. 15 2013 through Jan. 6, 2014 in Disney California Adventure Park. “Disney ¡Viva Navidad!” is a merry celebration inspired by the warmth and joyous spirit of the Latino culture, filled with holiday traditions, jubilant dancing and exciting music. Based in and around the...

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Event | 23rd Annual Mariachi Festival at Mariachi Plaza
Nov12

Event | 23rd Annual Mariachi Festival at Mariachi Plaza

The original Mariachi Festival of Los Angeles is proud to present the 23rd Annual Mariachi Festival at Mariachi Plaza in Boyle Heights California on Sunday November 24, 2013 from 10 am to 4:30pm. This year the festival pays tribute to the female mariachi, with stellar performances including the Grammy Award-Winning Mariachi Divas de Cindy Shea. The Mariachi Plaza Festival Foundation continues the tradition started in 1990. The...

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Event |  Día de los Muertos Cultural Festival
Oct30

Event | Día de los Muertos Cultural Festival

Día de los Muertos is infuse with rich tradition and history, and to celebrate, Oakdale Memorial Park & Mortuary will host the 2nd Annual Día de los Muertos Cultural Festival to honor loved ones who have passed away. The free family event will take place Saturday, November 2, 2013 from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The festival will feature activities including arts & crafts for children with mini workshops and interactive...

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Travel | Halloween Time at Disneyland Resorts
Oct07

Travel | Halloween Time at Disneyland Resorts

Disneyland Resort Halloween Time 2013 marks the ominous 13th time that Jack Skellington has visited the 999 Happy Haunts who dwell in the Haunted Mansion.  Each year, Jack dresses up as “Sandy Claws” as he and his ghost dog Zero bring ghoulish delights from Halloween Town to Disneyland Park, transforming this attraction into Haunted Mansion Holiday. One of Jack’s holiday traditions is leaving a special treat for the ghosts who dance...

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