Hojarascas, pan de polvo, or Mexican shortbread cookies. What do you call these cookies? I grew up calling them "pan de polvo," but my good friend Sonia from La Pina en la Cocina is from Monterey. She calls them Hojarascas, and well, that’s what I’ve started calling them. … [Read more...]
Whether you're looking for an easy dessert recipe or authentic Mexican desserts unknown north of the Border, you've come to the right place! There's plenty for you to choose from.
Growing up, we never took down our Christmas decorations until Dia de los Reyes, or Epiphany. That day, we would get gifts. Then, we would eat a slice of Rosca de Reyes, or Roscón de Reyes, with a big cup of champurrado. To make this beloved Mexican dessert takes some time, … [Read more...]
Homemade Cajeta is Mexican caramel sauce made from goat’s milk. It goes great on just about anything. Add it to toast, pancakes, or French toast. You’ll love these sweet tamales. They are perfect for the Holidays and special occasions. Don’t forget to watch the … [Read more...]
This post is very special to me because of my mom. My mom jumped on a train and came to visit me and my family by herself. I asked her to make buñuelos, and she happily accepted. In a nutshell, Bunuelos are made from a sweet flour dough that has been fried and sprinkled with … [Read more...]