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2 Packages of Toasted Almond Tortas de Aceite Crisps by Peregrino

$16.95 Rated 4.5 Stars
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2 Packages of Toasted Almond Tortas de Aceite Crisps by Peregrino

Made by Hand in Sevilla

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  • Thin, delicious crispy cookies
  • Sprinkled with sugar and ground almonds
  • Handmade in Sevilla
  • Classic cookie of Andalucía
  • Made with extra virgin olive oil
  • Size - 12 Crisps - 2 x 7.4 oz/210 gr

These classic cookies are some of the most popular pastries in Spain. Tortas de aceite were created in Sevilla nearly a century ago. Bakers adhere to the same traditional recipe, mixing flour and olive oil with a bit of sugar and anise. This particular version includes ground roasted almonds adding a rich crunchiness.

Each of these tortas de aceite starts as a ball of dough. This is patted and stretched by hand, and slid into the oven before it can shrink back to its original size. This elastic dough is the secret to the crispy, crunchy cookies. Because it is so tricky to make, the process was never mechanized and these cookies are created by hand to this day. We personally visited the group of ladies in Sevilla who carry on this tradition, which was a real pleasure!

If you’re hoping to surprise a Spanish food lover or taste some of Spain’s best treats yourself, there’s no better indulgence than a package of tortas. With a cup of coffee or pot of tea, these flaky cookies are nothing short of delicious.

Ingredients

Unbleached wheat flour, extra virgin olive oil, Marcona almonds, sugar, sesame seeds, anise seeds, natural anise essence, sea salt and baking powder.

Nutritional Information

Serving size: 1 piece 35g. Servings per container 6. Calories 125, calories from fat 81. Total fat 6g (9%), saturated fat 1g (6%), sodium 48mg (2%), total carbohydrates 14g (5%), sugars 2g, protein 2g. Vitamin A 22%, vitamin C 9%, Calcium 1.5%, iron 3.5%. * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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Customer Reviews

Average rating from 19 reviews Rated 4.5 Stars
  • Rated 5 Stars

    "These almond crisps tortas de aceite are absolutely out of this world. They're light, airy, super crispy, not too sweet. Absolute perfection !!! "

    Mireya - San Diego, CA November 2020

  • Rated 5 Stars

    "They bring back so many memories! "

    Barbara - Hayesville , NC October 2020

  • Rated 5 Stars

    "A must have with morning coffee on the weekend. Although there are several different flavors, this and the orange ones are my favorite."

    Michael - Austin, TX December 2018

  • Rated 5 Stars

    "This crisp is delightful and as described. The oil, sugar crystals, almond and anise flavorings work well together. Not over-sweet and a perfect bite. Excellent as an after dinner treat with tea or coffee. But I've also enjoyed as a mid-day snack."

    LMM - Detroit, MI November 2018

  • Rated 5 Stars

    "Delicious can’t be better"

    Kathy - New London, NH October 2018

  • Rated 4 Stars

    "Crunchy texture and sweet almond taste. "

    Jose - Newark, NJ March 2016

  • Rated 4 Stars

    "Crunchy and tasty; love the almond flavor. Did not care much for the anise."

    CARMEN - Ocala, FL September 2015

  • Rated 5 Stars

    "The crackers are delicious. "

    Adria - West Palm Beach, FL February 2015

  • Rated 4 Stars

    mark - granger, IA December 2014

  • Rated 5 Stars

    "I love these crisps. They are tasty and addictive!!!"

    Mary - Portland, OR July 2014

  • Rated 5 Stars

    JOAN - Dallas, TX April 2014

  • Rated 5 Stars

    Feyhan - OYSTER BAY, NY April 2014

  • Rated 5 Stars

    DEE - SAN ANTONIO, TX March 2014

  • Rated 5 Stars

    "Husband loves this one, so do I..."

    Susann - Beaverton, OR March 2014

  • Rated 5 Stars

    "Amazing! Would love to have more -"

    ANNE - MARIETTA, GA March 2014

  • Rated 4 Stars

    "very sweert and not the almond flavor i expected but really good"

    PAMELA - south windham, CT April 2013

  • Rated 5 Stars

    "These were excellent and went exceptionally well with soft cheeses and wine."

    Vilma - Ithaca, NY March 2013

  • Rated 2 Stars

    "Love the crisps, but this flavor is not my favorite. Not much almond flavor and didnt like the big sugar crystals on top. "

    janine - Yelm, WA March 2013

  • Rated 5 Stars

    Carla - Eagle, ID March 2013

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