Interview With Chef Cervantes/Founder of La Monarca Mexican Bakery

A few years ago Multi Cultural Cooking Network Got the Opportunity to Interview the Chef /Owner Ricardo Cervantes of LA Monarca.  While looking over the MCCN archives I realized this interview still holds up in explanation of the La Monarca philosophy and approach to baking.    La Monarca locations include Santa, Monica, Hollywood and various other locations in Hollywood.

Mexican Pastry: Conchas Recipe

From La Monarca Bakery in Los Angeles- Chocolate Conchas

Conchas (Shells) are a Mexican pastry that is famous for its shape of a shell. The pastry contains a sugar shell pattern on the top. This is one of the most famous Mexican pastries recognized in the United States.It is also referred to as “pan de huevo.”  See Recipe

Taste of Mexico Event in Los Angeles

Desserts from La Monarca Bakery

MCCN’s road to Oaxaca Mexico began with stopping at Guelaguetza restaurant for Oaxacan food then we join Guelaguetza and three other restaurants for the Taste of Mexico event in Los Angeles.  Our hope is to excite your palate, desire to cook and explore a truly unique culinary experience by joining MCCN for the Taste of Oaxaca (Click to See Brochure).

On December 4, 2010 four power house Mexican Restaurants came together to create the The Taste of Mexico Association.  The Taste of Mexico is a gastronomic and cultural fare by Frida Mexican Cuisine, Guelaguetza, La Casita Mexicana and La Monarca Bakery.

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