The first thing that was made was unleavened bread. Yeast was discovered when the same wheat dough was fermented. This caused the rest of the dough to puff up. Yeast from other grains and plants later evolved
Artisanal bread in Latin America has a historical background, and continues to evolve day by day. For example, the Pan de Muerto dates back to pre-Columbian times in southern Mexico, which was prepared for offerings of human lives in Aztec temples. . Later he joined the celebration of the Day of the Dead that takes place in the month of November. This bread has more than 10 popular varieties, and even more if we consider region by region
Another example of artisan bread is the Rosca de Reyes, which comes from Spain and has a round shape that simulates a crown with the crown stones represented with crystallized fruits. The oldest known fruits used are the fig and the date. At present, different monkeys are introduced according to the region or country in Latin America, but usually it is one representing the baby Jesus.
The bolillo also comes from Spain but has evolved in Latin America to be able to hold different foods or stews without breaking. Take flour, sugar, salt, butter, water and improver. The varieties come from only varying the percentages of these ingredients.
Speaking of sweet bread, there are many varieties, and each one can be called differently depending on the region, many are named after their shape or possible origin of said bread. For example, “forgotten” bread is said to come from a dumpling that they forgot resulting in a singular puffing over time. As it was a large ball of dough, it was only cut into four parts and that is how it began to be sold. The ears are so named because of their similarity to human ears and so on.
Among the most popular traditional breads we have are:
puff pastry bread
with its varietiesEmpanadas
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