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With Cinco de Mayo just around the corner, it is the perfect time to dive into the recipe files and pull out the delicious role that dairy plays in some of our favorite Hispanic dishes. And why not add a bit more flavor to Mother’s Day this year with flavorful Hispanic Dairy Mother’s Day brunch ideas?
As the leading producer of Hispanic-style cheeses, California produces more than 25 varieties and styles of Hispanic-style cheeses bearing the Real California Cheese seal, certifying that they are natural cheeses made in California exclusively from California milk. The California Milk Advisory Board is celebrating this tasty fact with a Twitter Party co-hosted by special guests Nicole Presley of PresleysPantry.com and Ericka Sanchez of NibblesandFeasts.com. I hope to see you at the…
When: Tuesday, May 7th from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. ET/10:30 to 11:30 a.m. PT
Where: #VivaCaDairy on Twitter
4 (four) winners will reach receive an Amazon gift code in one of the following values: $25, $50, $75, $100
Planning on joining us? Let us know here by adding your Twitter URL (http://twitter.com/username). An RSVP is not required to participate or to be entered to win.
The California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB), an instrumentality of the California Department of Food and Agriculture, is funded by the state’s 1,600+ dairy families. With headquarters in South San Francisco and Modesto, the CMAB is one of the largest commodity boards in the United States. The CMAB executes advertising, public relations, research, and retail and food service promotional programs on behalf of California dairy products, including Real California Milk and Real California Cheese.
The CMAB was formed in 1969 to promote California dairy products in an ever-growing and competitive marketplace. It operates on the principle that a healthy dairy industry is just as important to consumers as it is to milk producers, and that the ready availability of California dairy products contributes to the good health and well-being of the state’s population.
Growing up, Nicole’s mom never cooked, but Nicole remembers being fascinated with people who could cook. At social functions, instead of playing outside with the rest of the children, she’d anchor herself in the kitchen to watch the real entertainment unfold, with the hopes that they would let her help somehow…. always asking a million questions about what was being made and how it was prepared. She knew then, as a small child, that cooking was the farthest thing from a chore…. it was a true art form and one she would try and excel at for the rest of her life. She’s never stopped since and says that cooking and baking are her passion.
In PresleysPantry.com Nicole highlights the recipes of her scrumptious journey and tells the story of how she created them, where herinspiration came from and the travels that allowed her to taste foreign foods and incorporate them in her cooking and baking.
Ericka’s love of food comes from her childhood and her culture. It’s all nostalgia. Comfort. The warm feeling of being safe and loved. Being Mexican, her culture revolves around food, its beautiful colors and ingredients, the love, the company and conversation that surrounds the dinner table during a meal.
Ericka now lives in Los Angeles, CA. the mecca of international cuisine and considers herself very lucky to have wonderful restaurants, markets and products a car ride away. Ericka is also a mom of a toddler who LOVES to eat and has passed on her mother’s advice to him to “try everything once.”
Her bilingual blog consists of her experiences with good food, recipes and food products she finds interesting and fun.
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