August 16, 2013

Bread Friday: Huacales

Tweet   As you’ve probably gathered, I love Mexican Breads, both sweet and savory. I’ve been able to indulge my love quite a bit, too, because the town my family comes from is particularly famous in Mexico for its tasty bread treats. Today’s Bread Friday entry is called a Huacales. It’s named after a sort […]

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July 26, 2013

Bread Fridays: Pay de Queso

Tweet   Well now, don’t these look yummy?! Today’s Bread Friday offering is Pay de Queso. Literally, Cheese Pie. But the literal translation doesn’t really sound right to me for some reason- maybe it just takes a little getting used to. But until I do, maybe a truer translation would be cheesecake. But even that […]

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July 19, 2013

Bread Fridays: Chinos

Tweet   Today’s installment of Bread Fridays features these delicious little nuggets called Chinos. They can come with chocolate morsels, or with nuts, or with nothing on top. I actually like the ones with nothing the most, but the picture isn’t as interesting. They are sweet, and moist, and soft. They remind me a little […]

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July 12, 2013

Bread Fridays: Soles (Suns)

Tweet If it’s Friday, then it’s Bread Friday, and you know what that means– another yummy Mexican sweet bread to feast your eyes upon! Today’s Mexican baker’s delights are special breads called soles, or suns, because they have the iconic look of the Mexican sun. I like soles because they are crunchy (I like a […]

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July 5, 2013

Bread Fridays: Conchas

Tweet     Today is Bread Friday and you know what that means: Another in our delicious series featuring some of the yummiest breads in Mexican. The concha, or shell, is one of the most popular Mexican sweet breads. The distinctive shape and sugary pattern on top makes them recognizable even from a distance, which just […]

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June 21, 2013

Bread Fridays: Orejas

Tweet   In our continuing series on Mexican breads, inspired by the limitless creativity of Mexican bakers and the many yummy treats I’ve encountered on my journeys to Mexico, today’s entry is the “oreja.” Oreja, of course, means ear in Spanish, so the shape tells the story. Orejas are crispy and flaky and sweet. They […]

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June 14, 2013

Bread Fridays: Bolillos

Tweet     A couple of weeks ago I began a series here called “Bread Fridays.” I started it to share photos of some of the amazing breads I’ve encounter in my journeys to Mexico. Judging from the feedback, I’m not the only one who loves bread. To see more scrumptious examples, please check out […]

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May 31, 2013

Bread Fridays: Estropajo

Tweet   I’ve spent a lot of time traveling back and forth between Mexico and the United States this year, and I just can’t stop taking pictures of the amazing Mexican breads. So I thought it would be fun to start a feature called Bread Fridays. Each Friday, I plan to share a different wonderful […]

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