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¡Ask a Mexican! Pan dulce — a treat without flavor?

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GUSTAVO ARELLANO 

¡Ask a Mexican!

Posted: Monday, March 17, 2014 7:00 pm

Dear Mexican: What’s the story with Mexican pastries? Like most cultures, Mexicans seem to be cribbing from the French, but pan dulce just winds up tasting like a dinner roll with a little icing on top. So many other parts of Mexican cuisine emphasize strong flavors. Why must the best part of the meal be so bland?

Un Bolillo

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