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.
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
Capirotada is one type of Mexican bread pudding eaten during Lent – with a surprise ingredient! This recipe comes straight from our mother’s kitchen.