- Customer Favorite!
- 12 hand patted, baked cookies
- Sprinkled with anise, sesame & sugar
- Individually wrapped
- Made in Sevilla by Ines Rosales
- Size - 12 crisps - 2 x 6.34 oz/180 g
In 1910 a woman named Ines Rosales started to make olive oil tortas (tortas de Aceite) by hand and sold them at the train station in Sevilla. Soon she could not keep up with the demand, so she employed the women of the local village to assist her in producing these delicate and crisp treats. She used local ingredients including extra virgin olive oil. In a short time this Andalucian specialty became known and enjoyed throughout Spain.
Today the tradition continues. Ines Rosales Sweet Olive Oil tortas and almond tortas are still made by hand with the same recipe Ines Rosales created almost 100 years earlier. Women from the local village are still employed to hand-flatten and hand-wrap the tortas that are made in small batches.
These Anise Dessert Crisps may remind you of the pie crust cookies your Mom made when she was trimming her pie before putting it in the oven. Those were generally sprinkled with cinnamon sugar, but the classic Ines Rosales ones have a few anise seeds sprinkled on top of a healthy tart made with olive oil.
Estas tortas de oliva crujientes se hacían al principio en una panadería de un pueblecillo, que en el siglo XIX era una parada de diligencias cercana a Sevilla. A través de los años, tantos viajeros disfrutaron de esta maravilla y corrieron la voz de que ahora la panadería de Inés Rosales es una institución andaluza.
Hasta hoy se hacen a mano uno a uno en Inés Rosales en el mismo pueblo, donde un grupo de señoras se sienta en una mesa larga cada día, charlando mientras amasan y cortan la masa, la ponen en el horno, y la sacan en el momento justo.
Deliciosamente ligeras, son ideales con el café de la mañana, el té de media tarde, o después de una copiosa comida española. Envuelven seis tortas en un paquete al vacío para usted.
Unbleached wheat flour, extra virgin olive oil, sugar, anise seeds, sesame seeds, yeast, sea salt, natural anise flavor. Contains wheat and traces of tree nuts (almonds).
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Customer ReviewsAverage rating from 29 reviews Write a review
"Just like the ones we had in Barcelona!"
Karen - BELLINGHAM, WA - Nov 1, 2015
"I spent my childhood summers in Huelva eating Ines Rosales tortas, and at that time they were not found in Madrid, so they are forever associated to my summer memories. Now I love them with coffee or tea. Really deserve to be called "las legítimas y acreditadas"."
Maria - Fargo, ND - Oct 7, 2015
"I love these and wanted to share with other family members,so I ordered some for father in law"
Edward Silva - Palm Coast, FL - Jun 30, 2015
"I will be ordering this product again and again. It has become a favorite!"
Teresa Minambres - New York, NY - Apr 12, 2015
"The "Sweet Tortas de Aceite" Crisps by Ines Rosales arrived in excellent condition and were delicious."
Lucille Garcia - Helotes, Texas - Mar 9, 2015
"I bought these tortas in a health food store on a whim.I sliced a couple of pieces of queso blanco,opened one of these tortas,and had this with my cafe. All I'm going to say is that I was in heaven!"
Joyce Davis - Newburgh, NY - Aug 28, 2014
"They have too much anise flavor and too much oil"
Rebeca - Shelton, CT - Mar 18, 2014
"These are SO good. Reminds me of breakfast when I was living with a Spanish family in Madrid. (and also of Grandma's leftover piecrust treats!) Delicious! This brand (Dona Ines) is better than the other brand that is offered. And a comment to the person who panned these with one star because she could taste the anis- Tortas de aceite are SUPPOSED to have anis. If you dislike anis, you chose the wrong product, which does not mean that there is anything wrong with these tortas."
Allyn - Lawrence, KS - Sep 13, 2013
"Delicious. My 'go to' morning quick snack with cheese treat."
flora braganza - lafayette, CA - Jun 9, 2013
"Best thing I've tasted since my wedding cake!"
RACHEL VILLARREAL - BROWNSVILLE, TX - Mar 24, 2013
"These tortas are excellent! I love the sublime taste.They arrived very fresh. Their lightness and crispiness is wonderful. I love them with my tea or coffee."
Rebecca - Lake Charles, Louisiana - Jan 11, 2013
"No one makes a better torta de aceite, crisp and delicious "
Hector - Salinas, California - Jan 8, 2013
"Okay -- but not one of the "rave review" items we so often get from La Tienda"
Southwest - Phoenix, Arizona - Jan 6, 2013
"Addictive! To mix Spanish/English cultures, I spread these with jam and double devonshire cream. Yummm!"
alice b - Middleton, Wisconsin - Nov 25, 2012
"Those crisps are very delicious. What I love about them, they didn't have malted barley as one of the ingredients. I am allergic to malted barley and its wonderful to know I can purchase you crisps without worrying whether I'm going to have an allergic reaction to it. I will be ordering again real soon. Thank you for having such wonderful products."
Martha Pitts - Matthews, North Carolina - Aug 5, 2012
"Yo tuve la opportunidad de tener el sabor de mi abuelita de nuevo con estas Tortas De Inez Rosales. Mi hija me trajo un paquete de Espana y estan SABROSAS!! Yo soy de la familia Burgos de parte de mi Vis-abuela. Viva Espana!"
Raquel Teniente - Austin , Texas - Jul 18, 2012
"Addictive! Everyone got them for Christmas this year."
duneswoman - Dec 29, 2011
Sally J - Nov 13, 2011
"These are fabulous! "
vblass - Mar 4, 2011
"Crispy and delicious best describe these wonderful tortas."
Linda - Dec 20, 2010
"Delicious and crunchy. They are so fresh and make a great gift. Not too sweet...just right!"
Regina - Dec 19, 2010
"These are most amazing! I stumbled upon these by accident and just had to order them. Recommend highly. "
shirley - Dec 5, 2010
"For an Andalusian “merienda” there is nothing better than Catunambu Cafe con leche and an Inez Rosales torta de aceite "
Bill Mihok - Nov 16, 2010
"best I've ever tasted; love, love, love the Anise flavor!"
elaine - Nov 9, 2010
"these torta's (sweet cookies)are the best things ever! just a hint of sweetness with a flakey pastry. really you should try them. so delicious. the packaging kept them all safely in tact. not one arrived broken. great product and wonderful service. highly recommend la tienda! "
sue - Sep 19, 2010
"These are the best Crisps I've ever had!!!"
Luz - Aug 21, 2010
"I liked the texture of these but the anise taste was much too strong. Spreading jam on the cookie made it a little better but it was still too much of an anise taste."
eshatter - Nov 18, 2009
"I just had a wine tasting featuring Spain. These tortas were a big hit with my guests! I am forever a fan of this heavenly treat!"
elvy - Sep 28, 2009
" The best in the world y ole Ines Rosales la mejor!!!"
Killa - Jul 12, 2009