If you are a fan of this traditional preparation, we are sorry to tell you that it is not as Mexican as you think; know your story
Have you ever wondered what is the origin of rice pudding? We regret to tell you that although it is a very typical dessert in Mexico, it is not native to the country. Just as you read it, this delicious appetizer, like churros, is a heritage of Spanish tradition. For this reason, here we will tell you more about this traditional dessert that enchants anyone’s palate thanks to its sweet flavor.
The origin of this preparation is not known for sure, it is known that it is an inheritance from Spain to Mexico.
A dessert that sails around the world
Although in Mexico rice pudding is commonly prepared with white rice, milk, cinnamon, and sugar; This dessert can be found in different regions of the world, and in each one, it is made with different ingredients. Learn how this appetizer is prepared around the world.
Peru: Better known as arroz zambito, rice pudding in Peru is made with chancaca, known as piloncillo in Mexico, walnuts, raisins, and grated coconut.
Italy: This dessert, in Italy, is flavored with orange peel
Iceland: The secret ingredient in rice pudding is butter
Germany: With a touch of apple
France: Almonds and caramel are added to rice pudding