My grandmother simply calls them tortas (cakes) because they are the most popular of the area. And since she is from the beautiful town of Sabiote, I will just name them after the place where I always eat them.
Ancient Mediterranean civilizations already ate a flatbread to commemorate the summer solstice. This tradition has survived through the ages and landed to our days in multiple forms.
They are special because of its fluffy texture and oval shape. Although they can be eaten at any time, people love it for breakfast.
I love bread baking and particularly this one. It is not only the taste, but also what it means for me. Everybody eat it at my dad's hometown and I understand why.
Many recipes are linked to the Spanish countryside, but this is definitively the most popular. It begins with stale bread and ends in a delicious main course.