"Farinha Torrada "portuguese pastry

You only need a hand full of ingredients to make “roasted flour”, a pastry as simple as it is delicious. It is said to be originated from Sesimbra, a seashore city south of Lisbon. It was common to bake this sweet because is lasts a long time and still be edible. Fishermen use(d) to take it out to the sea because is caloric and nutritious.

Roasted flour was also used as a popular remedy to strengthen the ill, eaten along with black beer - that back in the days one could only buy at a pharmacy.

Wheat flour, eggs, chocolate, sugar and lemon rasp is all it takes. Mix is all together, put in the oven and you’ve got yourselves an energy booster snack.

Farinha Torrada
Farinha Torrada
Farinha Torrada
Farinha  Torrada