Don’t Cry Over Burnt Milk In South Texas; Savor It
You can pick up cajeta in almost any form. In addition to the lollipops, cajeta comes in jars, squeeze bottles, in little bricks, in pinwheels with pecans, smeared between wafers, and rolled up like taffy in plastic wrap.
A great story from Texas Public Radio’s David Martin Davies for NPR’s Americandy series, which is showcasing regional confections. Davies’ story is about leche quemada, or cajeta, this sort of hardened goat’s milk caramel thing that you an find in every hole-in-the-wall Mexican restaurant here in San Antonio.
Personally, I think is disgusting, but my mother lives for the stuff.