Mexican sweets

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 7, 2013

Bread Fridays: Cacahuates (Peanuts)

Tweet     Last week we started a new feature here called Bread Fridays. It’s inspired by all the wonderful breads I kept running into during my travels in Mexico. If you missed last week’s yummy bread, it was an estropajo and you can see it here. Don’t miss it. Gorgeous! This week’s featured bread […]

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