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Doreen Colondres

Doreen Colondres is a tireless world traveler with a fresh and charismatic vibe. Her mission is to convince us that cooking is a heritage and a tradition that is fun, relaxing, easy, romantic, but more importantly, healthy. Her background of family cooking values motivated her to create La Cocina No Muerde and The Kitchen Doesn’t Bite. Doreen’s first book was published by Random Penguin House (2015) achieving the #1 best seller regional and international and she is also the food and wine editor for more than 10 Hispanic publications. She frequently hosts cooking segments on “Despierta América” from Univision and hosted cooking shows on FoxLife/Utilísima, airing in 16 countries for 4 years. Since 2013 Doreen is also a Chef for Novo Nordisk pharmaceutical, a leader in diabetes care. Yearly, she hosted more than 30 live cooking shows around the US, to increase awareness about obesity and diabetes. In 2013 she became the first Hispanic Celebrity Chef for the Bordeaux Wine Council, the most prestigious wine region in the world. She studied in culinary schools in NY, CA, graduated in FL and also has a BBA in Business & Marketing.

Kitchen, rock and wine in Mendoza

Receta Amores Lejanos vino - wine

Rock Week, an event declared as “National Tourist Interest” by the Ministry of Tourism of Argentina and created by the Park Hyatt of Mendoza and Monteviejo Winery, has been awarded with gold in the Best of Global Award 2018. This contest, organized by Great Wine Capitals, recognizes the best wine …

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The Reyes Magos with Latin Flavor

la rosca de reyes

There are only a few days left to receive the Reyes Magos (the Magi). For those of us that follow this magical tradition, this year we have the luxury of celebrating it as God intended, which falls on Saturday. We will take my five-year-old nephew to the park on Friday …

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How to Cook Rice With Pigeon Peas

Christmas has arrived and like the Puerto Rican that I am, rice with pigeon peas is already in my kitchen. Although this rice, which is also typically Dominican, is eaten year-round, it’s not to be missed in any of the festivities this month. For this occasion, I will share the …

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