Brooklyn, N.Y. – HITN-TV, the network that offers educational and entertaining programming to U.S. Hispanic audiences, is announcing the addition of celebrity pastry chef, food stylist, and cookbook author Amanda Laporte. Amanda’s show, Postres Caseros (Homemade Desserts) spotlights her family recipes along with her unmistakable aesthetic touch to help viewers recreate gourmet desserts, providing the dessert recipes in their very own kitchens. Episodes will start airing on November 16th, 2016.

“It’s a distinct pleasure to welcome pastry chef and renowned food stylist, Amanda Laporte to our growing lineup of health and lifestyle programming this fall,” said Eric Turpin, HITN-TV General Manager. “With the holiday season around the corner, HITN-TV is committed to offering our viewers healthy options for their holiday table, but since there’s always room for the traditional family dessert recipe, we’ve added tartas, trufas and galletas to the holiday menu with our new show, Postres Caseros. We believe it’s the perfect addition to complement our commitment to a healthy and sustainable lifestyle.”

Amanda’s love of desserts and food art, coupled with a genuine connection to her Hispanic community, is one she   inherited from her mother and grandmother. This is how she has captured the interest of so many Hispanic households throughout the years. In Postres Caseros, the curious combination of her sweet tone and the simplicity of her words envelop her audience in a fluid and open conversation. HITN-TV viewers across the country will be treated to an array of homemade sweet recipes to brighten up every Hispanic dinner table this holiday season. And viewers who thought of replicating their abuelita’s traditional recipes as a daunting task will now enjoy Amanda’s culinary creativity as she turns gourmet sweets into simple, yet sophisticated delicacies. From ice cream and rice pudding, to tartas and petit fours, viewers are in for a fruitful treat.

“I’m pleased to be sharing my love for dessert-making and food styling with my fellow Hispanic community,” said Amanda Laporte, celebrity host of Postres Caseros. “Brightening up one’s holiday table is really simple. A delicious and perfect dessert is nothing more than several flavors, aromas and textures, coupled with a delicate and caring technique. It’s simple – all desserts need is a little bit of love and care.”

In addition to the culinary simplicity and practicality Amanda brings to Postres Caseros, this pastry chef delivers her food styling expertise with a delicate touch. Guests will satisfy their sweet cravings and indulge in the most succulent of desserts, fit to please the eye and the palate. Amanda offers viewers her sweet weapons, including shards of brittle and clouds of fluffy meringue to add drama, style, texture and glorious flavor. To elevate the intelligent recreation of our abuelitas’ homemade postres, Amanda’s decorating tips will be sure to take your holiday desserts to the next level.

Postres Caseros airs on November 16th, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. EST/ 12:00 p.m. PST. To watch HITN-TV, please visit www.hitn.org/operadores.

About HITN

HITN-TV is the largest non-commercial Hispanic network in the United States, offering educational and cultural programming for the whole family. It reaches more than 44 million viewers in the US and Puerto Rico via DIRECTV, DISH Network, AT&T U-verse TV, Verizon FiOS TV, Comcast, Charter Spectrum, Frontier Mediacom, CenturyLink Prism, and Cablevision. For more information, please visit www.hitn.tv

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