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More Than Rice and Beans is a bilingual mother and son podcast that is on a quest to share stories from the most inspiring, creative, and impactful Latinxs. In each episode, Tania and Miguel chat with artists, entrepreneurs, writers, entertainers, and more. Subscribe to More Than Rice and Beans on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Google Podcasts to access all the episodes. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/morethanriceandbeans/support

More Than Rice and Beans Coqui the Chef

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More Than Rice and Beans is a bilingual mother and son podcast that is on a quest to share stories from the most inspiring, creative, and impactful Latinxs. In each episode, Tania and Miguel chat with artists, entrepreneurs, writers, entertainers, and more. Subscribe to More Than Rice and Beans on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Google Podcasts to access all the episodes. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/morethanriceandbeans/support

    Salsa Music in the Netherlands Meet Composer Jan Reijnders

    Salsa Music in the Netherlands Meet Composer Jan Reijnders

    Tania and Miguel are joined by composer/producer Jan Reijnders on this episode of More Than Rice and Beans. 

    When you think of salsa music, do you picture a tropical beach? How about a dark New York dance club? What about windmills? 

    For Jan Reijnders, the Netherlands provided the backdrop to learn about, fall in love with, and begin composing salsa music. In this fun episode, Miguel and Tania learn about Jan’s background, career, and journey into Latin music.

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    Listen to Jan’s music on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/2zPkFMghUpCvdPylWkFf4v

    Follow Jan on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jan_reijnders/?hl=en


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    • 38 min
    Meet Brooklyn's Legendary Toy Sculptor Dave Cortes

    Meet Brooklyn's Legendary Toy Sculptor Dave Cortes

    Have you ever wondered who is behind all the action figures and miniatures that line the aisles at toy stores? 

    Chances are, you’ve seen something created by this week’s guest, sculptor Dave Cortes! Tania and Miguel are joined by Cortes, a legendary sculptor from Brooklyn who has worked with Marvel, DC, Sideshow Toys, and more. In 2016, Cortes created the thirteen-foot bronze sculpture of Captain America that was unveiled in celebration of the superhero’s 75th birthday. 

    Don’t miss this exciting episode of More Than Rice and Beans to learn about Cortes’ rise to success, sculpting process, and more!

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    Check out Cortes Studio: https://www.cortesstudio.com/

    Follow Dave Cortes on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cortesstudio/?hl=en


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    • 44 min
    Where Did Mo-fon-go? Guest Manolo Lopez

    Where Did Mo-fon-go? Guest Manolo Lopez

    When you start culinary school at age 12, your life moves quickly. At least that was the case for Manolo Lopez, who by age 26 had launched a successful pop-up in Williamsburg, Brooklyn serving just one perfect dish: mofongo. In this episode of More Than Rice and Beans, Tania and Miguel are joined by chef, entrepreneur, producer, activist, and proud Nuyorican Manolo Lopez. The trio explores the unifying magic of mofongo, the success of Lopez’s pop-up concept that took him to Japan, the impacts of Hurricane Maria, and more.

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    Follow Manolo on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/manolo.jpeg/?hl=en

    Visit Manolo’s website: https://manololopez.com/

    Listen to Manolo’s podcast: https://open.spotify.com/show/3daSd6XWeeM6wXBEPh6al3


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    • 44 min
    Season 3 Trailer

    Season 3 Trailer

    Season 3 airs on Sept 1, 2022, and this season, we’ve got some of the most influential and inspiring creators, writers, chefs, entrepreneurs, and musicians in the Latin community. Be the first to listen, subscribe to our podcast!


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    A Taste of Chile

    A Taste of Chile

    Season 2 | Eps 8 - Final episode of Season 2 - Tania and Miguel chat with the founder and CEO of Trip4Good, Marcelo Munoz. This unique approach to tourism in Chile encourages travelers to engage with and support the local communities that make each destination so special. Plus, Marcelo shares his favorite personal travel stories and teaches us how to make our own tourism more sustainable. He’s also got indispensable advice on creating and running your own business, so you won’t want to miss this episode of More Than Rice and Beans.

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    • 16 min
    A Taste of Puerto Rico

    A Taste of Puerto Rico

    Season 2 | Eps 7 - What would you do if you could spend a month exploring Puerto Rico? More Than Rice and Beans’ very own Miguel is here to give you some ideas. 

    Miguel fills Tania in on his time there. From the incredible local food like mofongo and learning to make a traditional bean stew. Eating through Puerto Rico was an adventure. Miguel also talks about his favorite experiences, like exploring the world’s brightest bioluminescent bay on the island of Vieques and meeting the local turtles. Traveling to Puerto Rico is always a special experience, but Miguel is eager to share why this vacation was more meaningful than ever.

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    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

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6 Ratings

Easycheese114 ,

Encouraging and Uplifting!

A great podcast and really fun to see family enjoying hosting together!

Katebate999 ,

Beautiful mother-son podcast!

Tania and Miguel are inspiring! I love their banter and the way they each bring a different perspective to the table. It’s very relaxed and personable. I can’t wait to see what they have to share next!