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  • n. A type of white bread roll from Latin America


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From Mexican Spanish bolillo, bread roll


  • The bolillo is just the tip of the bakers 'iceberg.


  • Linz -- A torta is on a French-bread roll called a bolillo, and it's usually made with mayo, refried beans, jalapenos, avocados, cheese and meat instead.

    How to make a cemita | Homesick Texan

  • In the old days the bolillo was the only bread you could buy in Mexico.


  • The whiteness of the bread was what gave the name 'bolillo' to the anglos that passed through.


  • Cathy -- That baker has some mad bolillo-rolling skills!

    Molletes with homemade bolillos | Homesick Texan

  • But no matter, as soon as I returned to New York, my first order of business was to make my own molletes, on homemade bolillo rolls.

    Molletes with homemade bolillos | Homesick Texan

  • The bolillo salado is also the traditional bread for genuine Guadalajara tortas ahogadas.


  • Salt to taste the thing about having tomatoes in guac is they need to be chopped small enough for them to not overtake the creamy avocados ... in the rural parts of mexico where in smaller villages/towns they make guac with avocadoes and salt to taste then spread it on warm bolillo (mexican bread) 2: 45 PM

    Guacamole, my way | Homesick Texan

  • Most of the tamale carts offer atole and leche de arroz, a rice-and-milk drink, along with the option of having the tamales served in a thick French-style roll called a bolillo.

    The Mexican kitchen: a taste for all seasons

  • It's then nestled into a fluffy, steamed bolillo roll and topped with fresh chopped tomatoes, onions, shredded yellow or cotijo cheese, tomatillo or red chile sauce, pinto beans, mayonnaise, ketchup and mustard.

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