is a typical food of Mexico
and a kind of bread
A mollete is a kind of bread
from the Andalusian
region, in the south of Spain
. It is a soft round white bread, usually served with oil
or pork lard
in an Andalusian breakfast
. The most famous are the ones from Antequera
A mollete, made with bolillos
cut longitudinally. Over each half of bread, you spread frijoles
and a slice of chihuahua cheese
. It is then grilled in an oven
until the cheese melts.
Molletes in Mexico are usually served with salsa or pico de gallo. Molletes may also be topped with sliced ham, chorizo, bacon or mushrooms.
In Puerto Vallarta Molletes is a long narrow pointed bread, sliced length wise, covered with frijoles and cheese; then broiled until the cheese melts. The frijoles need to be on the sweeter side, not bitter or heavy.
There is also a "dulce" mollete. It is made by putting butter over the bolillo and then sprinkling sugar over it and broiled them until crisp.