The Texanist: Why Doesn’t Texas Have an Official State Pastry?

The Texanist: Why Doesn’t Texas Have an Official State Pastry?

texanistQ: As a native Texan, I have an interest in most all things Texana. Recently, I was browsing a list of our official state symbols—bluebonnets, mockingbirds, pecan trees, and the like—when I noticed that sopaipillas and strudel appear to have ceased filling the role of official pastries as of January 31, 2005. Have we really been without a state pastry for a whole decade and half?Cece Jackson, Fort WorthA: The Texanist is no stranger to things Texana. He has, in fact, managed to keep his pan de campo (official bread of Texas) buttered for the past fourteen-plus years or so by spending the majority of his workweek exploring all manner of things Texana and then writing about some of those things right here in this…View Original Post

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