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Orelletes

‘Orelletes' are sweet specialities inherited from the cuisine of Al-Andalus that are still very popular in the Ebre region.

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They are a type of thin, brittle, crispy pastry that is dipped in sugar and then fried. Given their considerable size, large pans are needed to fry them. They contain the following ingredients: whole egg, milk, oil, sugar, yeast, lemon rind, salt and aniseed, and, after frying in olive oil, they are covered in icing sugar.

Category: Bread and pastry.
Characteristic of: Garrigues, Segrià, Urgell, Conca de Barberà, Priorat
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Found in some patisseries in the Tarragona and Lleida regions.

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    • Conca de Barberà, Garrigues, Priorat, Segrià, Urgell
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