The Rosca de Reyes or King’s Cake is a sweet bread garnished with crystallized fruit whose origins are traced to Europe in the Middle Ages.
Simplicity of the pound cake. Sweet flavor of the orange.
A tropical tribute to the popular empanada.
Drum roll for the cinnamon rum roll! It’s all about the soak.
Don’t put your head to rest on this pastry (almohada means pillow), but after a cold glass of milk you might just be ready for a siesta or a good night’s sleep!
Special freckled concha taste with seasame seeds on top!
A special strawberry coconut take on the traditional pan dulce beso for this February.
Spanish by shape, French by dough – any way you have it delicious!
A sweet danish with yummy crystallized figs.
Shaped like a concha – but a tropical treat!
A concha-like bread with a sweet surprise.
A special treat! The Rosca de Reyes or King’s Cake is a sweet bread eaten once a year on January 6.
Sweet little cheese pies made with queso requesón, a cheese similar to ricotta.
A special chocolately holiday treat!
Light and crispy puff pastry with a caramelized glaze.
It may look like a danish, but its texture is different and know as ‘the nest’.
Yummy cinnamon bread dusted with sugar in a fun shape!
An Italian biscotti treat with flavors of Mexico.
Step by step instructions on how to clean and care for your wooden molinillo frother after making hot chocolate and extend its life.
As the weather turns colder and the holiday season approaches, its time to start thinking about a hot and comforting treat! Enter the wooden device that looks like it could be a baby rattle or something of a rattle snake. What is it? A molinillo (moh-lee-NEE-yo)! These wood turned beauties are the tool of choice […]
Nothing explosive in our puff pastry Palomas – just some delicious cream cheese filling!
Who doesn’t love a chocolate croissant! We’ve recently started carrying a Mexican style organic chocolate, Taza in our store and wanted to share a bakery recipe to make at home!
A delicious spiced piggy cookie, bringing back memories of family gatherings around warm milk and coffee.
Bread pudding – Mexico style, plus a special recipe from our mother’s kitchen.
A wonderful holiday celebrated in Mexico starting October 31st and ending November 2nd. It is a very colorful holiday that celebrates life and death.
In Mexico, Oct 31 – Nov 2 is a festivity known as Day of the Dead, where families celebrate the lives of loved ones they have lost. Remember your family and friends as you take a moment to sit back with a sweet treat, a mug of hot chocolate, color and decorate these photo frames […]
We couldn’t bring you real sugar skulls this year, so we’re helping you out with Dia de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) balloon fun! This craft is easy and fun for any age (although young ones will need some help – and watch out for run away permanent markers). Traditionally, sugar skulls are placed […]
Looking like the eye of an ox, this pan dulce has both puff pastry and pound cake!
Sit back and savor the flavor and texture of a good piece of bread with a subtle anise flavor and a glass of milk or cup of coffee.
Apples, apples and more apples. What’s good for cooking? How many apples in a gallon of cider? One apple empanada to rule them all!
Whether known as a yo-yo or beso, there is always a surprise between these 2 halves of sweet bread.
Cocada = coconut-ful! We’ve added some chocolate to sweeten the deal.
Everything tastes better with butter…and sugar!
Twists of puff pastry sprinkled with cinnamon and sugar. A different texture in every bite!
A simple yet delicious bread sweetened with nuts and brown sugar.
A special rolled up cake treat with strawberry or pineapple filling and coconut.
The shape of a concha, the flavor of sweet cinnamon!
A variation of the puff pastry, perfected by the Danish and bakers from Vienna in the 1800s.
As one of our customers said – “It is simple but delicious!” This folded puff pastry is baked to a sweet and crispy perfection.
There are many savory variations of the taco as you know, but we are here to provide the sweet ones! The basic idea of a taco is a piece of flattened dough filled with..well..whatever you want!
The pan dulce known as the moño (in English ‘bun’) is a lightly sweetened pastry, with a texture similar to a danish roll, dusted with a sugar topping. It is also called a corbata (tie) because of it’s bow like shape.
Día de los Muertos (in English, “Day of the Day”) is a holiday celebrated yearly in Mexico and other Latin countries on November 1 and November 2 to honor and remember deceased friends and family members. The history of Día de los Muertos goes back to central Mexico and the Aztec goddess Miclantecuhtl (“lady of […]
The Concha is the most iconic Mexican pan dulce (sweet bread). The name is given due to its similarity to a seashell (concha is translated to seashell).
Patty, empanada, turnover, calzone, pierogi, jiaozi, brik – words used around the world to describe a small (or large!) pastry with a sweet or savory filling. The Spanish introduced the idea to Mexico around the 16th century….
Capirotada is one type of Mexican bread pudding eaten during Lent – with a surprise ingredient! This recipe comes straight from our mother’s kitchen.