ORIGINALLY FROM BOGOTÁ, COLOMBIA, DANIELA FRANCO IS FEATURES EDITOR FOR THE DESERT SUN, A USA TODAY AND GANNETT PUBLICATION, BASED OUT OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA.

SHE HAS PREVIOUSLY WRITTEN FOR NBC NEWSTHE NEW YORK TIMES STUDENT JOURNALISM INSTITUTE AND TAKEPART.COM.

SHE STUDIED JOURNALISM, SOCIOLOGY AND LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES AT NEW YORK UNIVERSITY'S GALLATIN SCHOOL OF INDIVIDUALIZED STUDY.

Tamales to Champurrado: Latina Food Bloggers Share Holiday Recipes

Tamales to Champurrado: Latina Food Bloggers Share Holiday Recipes

From Colombian to Peruvian to Mexican cuisine, Latina food bloggers shared some of their favorite holiday dishes. We also give you the recipes in case you are inspired. Disfruten - enjoy!

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Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chair Linda Sanchez Endorses Hillary Clinton

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