Biscochitos

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Biscochitos Biscochitos, also known as bischos are golden buttery cookies enjoyed at weddings, baptisms and throughout the Christmas season.  The original recipe was brought to Mexico by the Spanish in the 16th century and were called mantecados.  The traditional shape served during weddings is a diamond shape to signify purity. Declared New Mexico’s official state… 

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Galletas de Avena y Nestlé Abuelita – Nestlé Abuelita Oatmeal Cookies

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Galletas de Avena y Nestlé Abuelita Cookies – Nestlé Abuelita Oatmeal Cookies   La merienda is a light snack eaten between lunch and dinner.  Merienda is a time to slow down, enjoy a cup of café or a steamy cup of chocolate with a light snack or piece of pan dulce.  The afternoon merienda is… 

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Polvorones de Chocolate

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Polvorones de Chocolate Baking is in full swing here this week as our family prepares for Las Posadas. A celebration that begins on December 16 and ends on Christmas Eve with the Cena of La Noche Buena. This celebration reenacts Mary and Joseph’s search for shelter in Bethlehem. These processions of los  peregrinos  lead to a different house every night for… 

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