GeLATINX Is Taking The Mexican Gelatin Dessert And Giving It A Major Upgrade
We’ve all had to eat some gelatina dessert while we were at a family party. It was always fine but one woman is taking those desserts and giving us the flavors we all deserve.
In Boyle Heights, LA’s Mexican enclave, there are some incredible gelatinas being created.
Myra Vasquez is the brains and artist behind GeLATINX, a dessert company giving people the gelatina creations they didn’t know they needed. We all know the boring gelatina desserts we see at the markets with fruit suspended in the middle. That is the least likely thing you will get from GeLATINX.
Vasquez is really going for the feels with her sweet inventions.
Nostalgia is a major thing, in case people don’t know. There is something that is truly transcendental when you get to experience your youth. These desserts are the perfect union of two favorite things. The actual gelatina is one part but the flavors that Vasquez pulls from are instant nostalgia boosts.
This Duvalín creation is just beautiful.
Duvalín in gelatina form is something we all need during this crazy time. What is better than a bigger version of your favorite treat? It’s basically no different than an Oreo ice cream cake you had a friend’s birthday party. What’s the harm?
Admit it, your mouth is watering seeing these concoctions.
A little mango Chamoy goes a long way. The elevation of a true Mexican staple is everything. We can all use as much joy as possible right now. This creative way to present our childhood snacks is perfect.
Vasquez is offering pick-up orders if you are in the area and want one of these desserts.
“Anybody that knows me, knows I like to cook. I’ve always created pastries, cupcakes, flans and things like that for my kids’ birthday parties and family gatherings but I’d never really thought to put it out there,” Vasquez told LAist.
That’s how you turn your passion into a moneymaking side hustle. These look like a lot of fun.
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