Spongy cakes can be hypnotic and this one, original from my natal Catalonia, will not let you down at tea time.
Its texture is the softest I have ever tried in a cake, like if you were biting a cloud. The chocolate layer on top just crowns up a perfect dish for this autumn.
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.
Do not be fooled by the first impression: they are full of flavour and have a strong personality. In fact, they are a genuine Spanish sweet treat, proudly sold in every bakery.
Whether at restaurants or households, rice pudding is a Spanish classic. It is a perfect lunch ending or even a nice merienda. The secret lies on how the milk is flavoured using different ingredients