Garrofetes del Papa Luna

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Garrofetes del Papa Luna

Typical of Tortosa, these are small biscuits which, according to tradition, relieved the stomach pains suffered by Benedict XIII, the Antipope known as 'Papa Luna', thereby enabling him to live longer.

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They are yellow and shaped like small carobs, and are renowned for their light, fluffy texture. The following ingredients are used to make them: flour, eggs, sugar, lemon essence and suet.

Category: Bread and pastry.
Characteristic of: Roquetes, Tortosa
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Sold all year round in patisseries and bakeries in Tortosa and other neighbouring towns.

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