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Delicious Yemas de Ávila

Delicious Yemas de Ávila

As a traveller I always try to taste as much local food as possible. Whichever country we are in, the local food tells us so much about the place… some history, availability of certain raw products in the region, weather conditions, or simply the reason for it being made or produced there. So has done Yemas de Ávila ! Or by its other name Yemas de Santa Teresa.

I have a big sweet tooth and when it comes to sweets trust me I simply can not resist them. So, when I was told that Yemas is a famous delicious sweet dish from the medieval walled city of Ávila, I was drooling again!

yemas in Avila

Round, orange sprinkled sugar, its delicacy is unsurpassed.

Yemas de Ávila or Ávila egg cake refers to what must be one of the best known Spanish confectionaries. The origin of this confectionary is not very clear but it was first commercialized and distributed as Yemas de Santa Teresa.
The interesting story is that