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Baking Classics: Galletas Con Grageas

Baking Classics The Technique Galletas Con Grageas Galletas Con Grageas, also referred to as polvorones Mexicanos or Galletas Con Chochitos, is a classic Mexican cookie style that begins with Polvoron dough. It’s thinly rolled, cut into circles, brushed with an egg wash & topped with colorful dragees. The cookies have a soft texture & may be found in […]

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The Basics: Polvoron

Baking Essentials The Technique Polvoron There are many authentic Mexican cookies that are wonderful to serve during the holidays & beyond. Polvoron is a soft Spanish shortbread or simple sugar-based dough consisting of butter, shortening or a combination of the two, sugar, flour & leavening yet sometimes nuts may be included. It many be used many different […]

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The Basics: The Egg Wash

Cooking & Baking Essentials The Technique The Egg Wash There are several ways an egg wash may be prepared. Different ingredients may be used in order to create specific coloration. Sometimes, the egg wash is necessary in order to ensure toppings & enhancements stick to the surface, too. Whisking together an egg with a splash […]

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Baking Classics: Buttermilk Marranitos

Baking Classics The Technique Buttermilk Marranitos Gingerbread cookies filled with molasses & spice have long been a Christmas tradition in many cultures. One of the most iconic versions are marranitos, Mexican gingerbread pigs. A relatively classic dough with hints of canela en polvo & allspice scent this formula flawlessly while buttermilk adds good twang & […]

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Baking Classics: Buttermilk Conchas

Baking Classics The Technique Buttermilk Conchas Buttermilk Conchas are a traditional Mexican yeast-risen sweet bread that may be found in bakeries across the region. The classic shell design may be carved into the dough using a paring knife, however a concha stamp is available as well. Although the most basic representation is featured, conchas, which in […]

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The Basics: Canela en Polvo

Cooking & Baking Essentials The Profile Canela en Polvo Mexican cinnamon, also known as ceylon & more commonly sold as canela, is a mild, slightly sweet spice used in many classic, regional baked goods. The sticks are created from soft layers of cinnamon bark from trees grown in Sri Lanka & may be distinguished from […]

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Cooking Classics: Buttermilk Bunuelos

Cooking Classics The Technique Buttermilk Bunuelos  Bunuelos are an authentic Mexican cinnamon flavored sweet treat traditionally made with simple ingredients such as water & oil that are shaped in 8 to 10-inch pastries before frying. Buttermilk Bunuelos are just a bit more rich with twangy dairy added directly to the dough & portioned a little smaller which […]

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The Essential Guide To Authentic Mexican Pastries & Cookies

Cooking & Baking Essentials The Profile The Essential Guide To Authentic Mexican Pastries & Cookies  A striking selection of handcrafted pastries & cookies are perfect to offer guests & loved ones for a number of occasions from our traditional American Thanksgiving celebrations to Christmas & New Year’s Day. There are many authentic Mexican classics that may […]

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