The first time I ever traveled to Mexico, I stayed in Puebla for six weeks. I’m not sure when I initially tried pan dulce during that time, but I immediately fell in love with it. When it was time for me to come home to the U.S., I stuffed my carry on with about 10 different kinds of pan dulce, no kidding! I thought for sure they would stop me at customs, but I made it through. Haha…they must have taken pity on the girl with the pan dulce obsession.
Chilaquiles might be one of my favorite Mexican dishes. They are lightly fried tortillas that are bathed in salsa (usually red or green) and served with any variety of toppings such as chicken, steak, eggs, or beans. They are almost always accompanied with a sprinkle of queso (cheese), a drizzle of crema mexicana (Mexican version of sour cream), and few slices of onion. The flavor of the crispy tortillas blends so nicely with the salsa and is rounded out by the cheese and cream. Yum!