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medusa

Nov 16, 2012, 9:40 AM

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Pan dulce

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Panaderias:
Conchas, bigotes, chilindrinas, elotitos, limas, ojo de buey, polvoron, pata de mula, tostada, picon, mantecado and many many more.
I've shearched and shearched and found many recipes for conchas, but not the others, (I did find marranitos finally).
Grew up on these things in the San Francisco Bay area, funny, it's more difficult to find them now that I've moved to South Texas
Anybody have any suggestions on where I might. find the various recipes? Thanks.



GringoCArlos

Nov 16, 2012, 11:24 AM

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Re: [medusa] Pan dulce

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Here's some: (I searched Google using "recetas pan Mexicano"). You can use a translator for anything you don't understand, and convert the measurements to tsp, cups etc. You may also need to make adjustments for altitude baking. See Robt65's post on these baking adjustments.

http://allrecipes.com.mx/...panes-mexicanos.aspx

http://www.recetario-cocina.com/recetas/panes-y-bollos/

Happy baking!


(This post was edited by Rolly on Nov 16, 2012, 12:01 PM)


medusa

Nov 16, 2012, 2:45 PM

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Wow, I never thought of searching in spanish.
Although I'm 1/2 mexican, not very adept at reading/translating spanish.
Thank you, you've given me a great starting place, now to work on translating.


Anonimo

Nov 18, 2012, 4:12 PM

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http://www.lacronica.com/...14092012/622244.aspx



Saludos,
Anonimo


mazbook1


Nov 18, 2012, 6:31 PM

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I think the OP lives in a very low altitude, as I know of no mountains in what is called south Texas. That said, I live at a low altitude in México and find that many Mexican recipes are already adjusted for "high altitude", since 50% (or maybe more) of the population lives at altitudes of 3500 ft. or greater (Valle de México, i.e., Mexico City averages about 7,000 ft. and over 25% of the population lives there). When this is the case, you have to look at any altitude adjustments cooking/baking chart and make the REVERSE of what it says to the recipes. Which ones are for high altitude? Only experimenting can tell you that. I've ruined several recipes the first time I tried them!



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GringoCArlos

Nov 18, 2012, 7:16 PM

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Exactly.


medusa

Nov 19, 2012, 5:37 PM

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Actually, some of the types of pan dulce, Mexican Sweet bread that I'm trying to find the receipes for are listed below.
Funny, I still don't find what we as kids called "mask", it looked sorta like a giant pretzel, but with large granduals of suger all over it.
Seems like, from the internet, Norte Americanos think that Conchas (shells) are the only varity of pan dulce there is, or that Conchas and pan dulce one and the same, maybe they've never been in a Panaderia. :)

Various items of pan dulce include:

Besos (kisses)
Campechanas
Conchas (shells)
Cuernos (horns)
Emapandas (turnovers)
Marranitos/Cochinitos/Puerquitos (little pigs)
Molletes (cheeks)
Orejas (ears)
Pan de Huevo (egg bread)
Piedras (rocks or stones)
Polvorones (wedding cookies)
Roscas (rings)
Semitas
Yoyos (Yo-Yos)


NAMES OF PAN DULCE
Abanico/fan
Abrazo/embrace
Alamar/fabric frog
Almohada/pillow
Arete/earring
Beso/kiss
Bunuelo/fritter
Campechana/cheerful one
Cocol/rhombus
Concha/shell
Copetona/haughty woman
Corazon/heart
Corbata/tie
Cuerno/horn
Chamuco/devil
Chismosa/gossip
Chorreada/dirty face
Chula/pretty one
Churro/doughnut-like stick
Dia y noche/day and night
Dona/doughnut
Empanada/turnover
Hueso azucarado/sugared bone
Ilusíon/illusion
Labios/lips
Lechuza/screech owl
Libro/book
Maleta/suitcase
Marranito/little pig
Media noche/midnight
Monja/nun
Muela/tooth
Novia/bride
Nudo/knot
Oreja/ear
Pan de muerto/Day of the Dead bread
Pan de polvo/wedding day cookies
Peineta/comb
Piedra/rock
Polvorón/powdery cookie
Portamoneda/coin purse
Presumida/conceited girl
Quequecito/little cake
Regañada/a scolding
Rehilete/pinwheel
Rueda/wheel
Sol y sombra/sun and shade
Suspiro/sigh
Trenza/braid
Tljeras/scissors
Tornillo/screw
Volcan/volcano


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Carol_Wheeler

Nov 19, 2012, 6:03 PM

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Currently there are 582 recipes on Mexconnect, all in English, some in Spanish as well.

In your quest for pan dulce, this will get you started (the recipe is at the end of the article). You can search for specific recipes, articles and pics using the search box at the very top of all pages, to the right.

http://www.mexconnect.com/...okies-candy-and-more

Do let us know how your recipes turn out.


(This post was edited by tonyburton on Nov 19, 2012, 6:11 PM)


esperanza

Nov 19, 2012, 10:22 PM

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Medusa, I see the pan dulce that looks like a pretzel (but with large granules of sugar) every time I go to La Espiga, the bakery closest to my house in Mexico City. Next time I'm there I will ask for its name.

You might like to take a look here, too: http://mexicocooks.typepad.com/...-in-mexico-city.html

and here: http://mexicocooks.typepad.com/...sweet_staff_of_.html

and here: http://mexicocooks.typepad.com/...ks/2007/10/post.html

http://www.mexicocooks.typepad.com









medusa

Nov 21, 2012, 6:52 AM

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Re: [esperanza] Pan dulce

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Calamares, "Fried Squid"Pretzel shape Cinnamon flavored dough

But......no recipe :(


medusa

Nov 27, 2012, 6:02 PM

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Mexican Sweet Bread
I've searched Google etc. for hours, and I've found tons of recipes (maybe 50 or 60) for Conchas (or shells), and a few for Marranitos, cochintos or puerquitos (little pig, gingerbread pig), a couple for Polvorón (powdery cookie), OR Polvoron/Polvorones (Mexican Wedding Cookies), OR Polvorones (Mexican Shortbread Cookies) but that's about it.
When I go to a panaderia I find at least 20 to 30 different kinds/shapes of pan dulce, but no luck shearching the internet, other than above.
Actually I've only found two pictures of the the ones shaped like giant pretzels with large granules of sugar on them, no recipe.
I've even found video how to make the two color horns on you-tube, (but not the recipe).
No exageration, I'll bet I've shearched for over 20 hours total, I've even tried shearching in Spanish and tried translating, (not very good at it).
I've found a couple of places that say the panaderias hold the recipes as secret.
It's odd, one can find most anything on the internet, but not how to make pan dulce, including the recipes.
I've been eating these things all my life, love them, I'd really like to try and make some.....other than Conchas.
 
 
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