Currutacos

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Currutacos, currutacs, currutacus, senyores i senyors, martins

These are traditional biscuits made for Palm Sunday and used to decorate the palm fronds. They have various names according to the area, including ‘currutacs', ‘currutacus', ‘senyores i senyors' and ‘martins mocosos'.

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Author: Departament d'Agricultura, Alimentació i Acció Rural
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They are dry biscuits made from flour, sugar, butter, egg, vanilla and lemon (or aniseed) and sometimes made into animal shapes.

Category: Bread and pastry.
Characteristic of: Garraf, Osona, Alt Penedès, Bages
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Sold in Easter in some bakeries around Catalonia.

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    • Catalunya
    • Catalunya
    • Catalunya
    • Alt Penedès, Bages, Garraf, Osona
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