Eva Longoria-Parker is addicted to Mexican food.

The 'Desperate Housewives' actress adores spicy Mexican food so much she regularly shuns sweet treats in favour of full meals.

She explained: "Anytime there is Mexican food around, you can bet I'll be eating it.

"I'm not a chocolate person and I'm not into sweets. I'm a meal person."

The brunette beauty and her husband Tony Parker have recently opened their own steakhouse restaurant in Los Angeles.

Eva, 34, have been involved in the eatery's development from the offset and even helped design staff uniforms, recipes and the decor.

However, the actress has revealed she only took on such a hands-on role because she is a "control freak".

She explained to People.com: "For me to actually stand side by side with Wolfgang Puck in the same arena is a little mind blowing.

"I've been in Vegas every week. I'm a control freak, that's why I'm involved."