Silvia Martinez, Author at Que Rica Vida
Silvia Martinez

Silvia Martinez

I am very fortunate to have been born and raised in Mexico, where I started cooking at the age of 12. My mother and grandmother were responsible for teaching me many basic and beautiful dishes. I met the love of my life while in a garden in the quiet little town of Guanajato, where he had come to study Spanish. He later confessed to me that he knew he would marry me as he watched me slice onions. Now we live in sunny California with our two handsome sons. In addition to caring for my beautiful family, I spend my time writing about children, food, entertainment, beauty, health and fashion in my bilingual blog www.mamalatinatips.com. In 2011 I was rewarded for my efforts by being voted best bilingual blogger of 2011 by LATISM (Latinos in Social Media), and consider myself fortunate to work with some of the most well-known and respected brands in the United States.

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Posted on June 24, 2015

Egg Sandwiches a la Mexicana

Without a doubt, my dad’s favorite breakfast is eggs a la mexicana. Each time I go to Mexico to visit him, I know…

Posted on June 15, 2015

Avocado Frittata with Cotija Cheese and Salsa

A frittata is an easy and quick dish to make. They always add a special touch to the table with different colors…

Posted on June 8, 2015

Cold Broccoli and Bacon Salad Baskets

Summer is right around the corner, and it’s time to find cool recipes for warm afternoons. Plus, there’s so much…

Posted on May 24, 2015

Cauliflower Au Gratin

My brother and I used to give my mom a hard time with cauliflower, so my mom began experimenting with different …

Posted on May 19, 2015

Taco Tuesday: Tropical Green Tacos with Fish

The supermarkets in my neighborhood have all kinds of lettuce varieties, they all look crunchy and fresh. There’…

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