Author Archives: Sylvia

Love is in the Air!

Happy Spring!  As we embark on this new season, our hearts are filled with love for our Spice Girls and Guys who give purpose to all that we do.  These pictures were taken within a 5 minute radius of La … Continue reading

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Check it out! La Criolla on Univision

December 2015: La Criolla featured on Univision Noticias Emprendadores Hispanos series: Hay más de 3 millones de empresarios latinos en los EEUU y este número sigue aumentando. Las latinas están iniciando negocios a un ritmo más rápido que cualquier otro … Continue reading

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Our favorite holiday recipes!

La Criolla Spice Tree

We at La Criolla enjoy cooking, good food, and great ingredients, especially around the holidays.  We’re always talking food, and anyone who has come to visit us can smell the spices as soon as they walk in the door!  Gatherings … Continue reading

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Mami’s bread pudding (budin)

  1 1/2 loaf day old French bread 1 can coconut milk 1 1/2 c. water 3 Tbsp butter 1 1/2 c. almond milk 2 Tbsp La Criolla Ground Cinnamon 1 Tbsp La Criolla Ground Allspice 2 Tbsp La Criolla … Continue reading

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Double Ginger Pumpkin Flan

Ingredients   Caramel: Cooking spray 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 cup water   Flan: 1/3 cup sugar 6 large egg yolks 1 cup canned unsweetened pumpkin 1 teaspoon La Criolla Vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon La Criolla Ground Ginger 1/2 teaspoon La … Continue reading

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Mexican Chocolate Cream Pie

Yield: 8 servings (serving size: 1 slice)  Recipe Time Total: 4 Hours  Prep: 35 Minutes  Ingredients  Crust: 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs (about 10 cookie sheets), divided 2 tablespoons sugar 1 teaspoon La Criolla Ground Cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon salt … Continue reading

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Cumin Curried Hummus

Ingredients   1 tablespoon La Criolla Olive Oil 3 garlic cloves, chopped 1 tablespoon La Criolla Curry Powder 1/2 teaspoon La Criolla Cumin seeds   1/2 cup water 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 3/4 teaspoon salt 2 (15 1/2-ounce) cans … Continue reading

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Green Beans and Potatoes in Chunky Tomato Sauce

1 1/2 tablespoons La Criolla Olive Oil 1 tablespoon La Criolla Minced Garlic 1 1/2 cups diced red potato 1/2 cup chopped celery 1/2 teaspoon La Criolla Seasoned Salt 1 1/4 pounds green beans, trimmed   1/4 cup water 1/3 … Continue reading

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Spicy Fruit (& Sangria!)

Spicy Fruit 1 Cup Pineapple Chunks 2 Mangoes-Cut into bite size pieces 1 Cup Melon (honeydew, cantaloupe, or watermelon) 1 Cup Grapes 2-3 limes, sliced 2 tsp. La Criolla Fruit Seasoning-You may add more or less. Mix all ingredients in … Continue reading

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Carmen’s Chickpea and Cucumber Salad

Ingredients   1/4 cup red wine vinegar 1 tablespoon La Criolla Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1/4 teaspoon La Criolla Black Pepper 2 tablespoons La Criolla Minced Garlic 2 (15 1/2-ounce) cans La Criolla chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained 1 cucumber, cored … Continue reading

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