From the official HFFNY Press Release : "New York, August 11, 2022— Alex J. Rosenberg, our beloved Board Advisor, passed away July 22 in Manhattan at the age of 103. At The American Friends of the Ludwig Foundation of Cuba (AFLFC) and its brainchild, the Havana Film Festival New York (HFFNY), we would like to share these words about a human being who has left an indelible … [Read more...] about Remembering Alex J. Rosenberg
We recently discovered Masienda Tortillas at a local Whole Foods store. After trying many brands of tortillas, both here in the United States and in Mexico, we're always searching for great tortillas. Personally, the corn tortilla is our favorite. Corn is the perfect ingredient for tortillas. Corn is considered a whole grain; gluten-free, it's naturally higher in … [Read more...] about What is Nixtamalization? Masienda Heirloom Corn Tortillas and Ancient Traditions
Highlights from Saks IT List Townhouse in partnership with American Express and Harper’s BAZAAR -- an exciting space with infinity mirrors and multiple levels featuring unique themed room designs. Please see below for the event description & details. From the ticket website at Eventbrite: "Don’t miss your chance to visit the season’s hottest destination to see and be seen … [Read more...] about Highlights from Saks IT List Townhouse with Amex & Harper’s Bazaar
I recently discovered Project Enye, a multi-platform media team committed to telling the stories of first generation Latinos with parents from Spanish speaking countries. Project Enye founder Denise Soler Cox aims to empower first-generation U.S. Latinos and raise awareness on issues surrounding Latino identity. One of her blog posts entitled "Am I Latina Enough?" … [Read more...] about On Being American – What Is Enough ?
While there's nothing quite like fresh home-made corn tortillas, they aren't always readily available to consumers. Store-bought tortillas are a quick solution and when fresh and made correctly, can provide a reasonable substitute. They can also be very disappointing if not properly crafted or left on the shelf for too long. We recently compared two brands found at … [Read more...] about Where To Find – The Best Store-Bought Corn Tortillas