Torrejas – A Sweet Indulgence for Carnival

Torrejas – A Sweet Indulgence for Carnival

Many countries celebrate Carnival and enjoy one form or another of "Fat Tuesday" rich foods right before the beginning of the Christian season of Lent; Mexico is no exception … click on title for more

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Grageitas – Sweet Treats for St. Valentine’s Day

Grageitas – Sweet Treats for St. Valentine’s Day

I remember cookies as a sweet treat for St. Valentine’s; my mom and I would often bake heart shaped cookies, which I sometimes shared with my friends, and I loved receiving small sweet tokens from them, too. Grageitas (meaning “tiny tablets” or “little sprinkles”), are a classic Mexican confection of bite-size cookies topped with rainbow-coloured sprinkles … click on title for more