I am so excited to bring you the latest Mexico Retold, guest blog, this time all about Day of the Dead or more specifically Day of the Dead bread! I thought I knew a lot about Mexican food, but Andrea Lawson Gray (co-author of Celebraciones Mexicanas: History, Traditions and Recipes) takes it to another level. I hope that you will find this piece as fascinating and enlightening as I did, and if you get baking, I want to see those pictures! Andrea’s book is definitely going on my Christmas wish list!
The following is excerpted from Celebraciones Mexicanas: History, Traditions and Recipes by Andrea Lawson Gray and Adriana Almazan Lahl (see website at www.celebracionesmexicanas.com for ordering information)
Origins of Day of the Dead Bread
Pan de muertos (Day of the Dead bread) is as fascinating in its folklore as it is in its variety of shape and style. Undoubtedly a…
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