Looking for a Classic Flan Recipe?

Written by Fancy Foods on February 13, 2014. Posted in Comida para fiestas, Recipe for tres leches

Cake tres leches

When you think of Hispanic food, what are the first things that come to mind? Depending on your background and where you live in the United States, you might think of ceviche, tamales, or empanadas, but what about flan? Flan, part of any good book of recetas de postres, got its start thousands of years ago at the height of the Roman Empire, according to HolidayCook.com, a website all about different food and its history.

After the fall of the Roman Empire in 476 CE, the original flan recipe spread out across Medieval Europe, famously finding a home in Spain. When the Spanish began colonizing the New World in the 15t