This torrejas recipe is a delicious combination of french toast and churros. Fluffy on the inside, crispy on the outside, subtly spiced and coated in a layer of cinnamon sugar- this dish is an irresistible introduction to food from Andorra! Welcome to Andorra, a tiny...
Andorra is a small mountainous country in the Pyrenees, nestled between France and Spain. With a total area of 467 square kilometres and a population of just 77,000, it is one of Europe’s smallest states. Characterized by rugged mountains, glaciers and open pastures, Andorra is a truly stunning spot to visit!
Quick Facts about Andorra
Capital City: Andorra la Vella
Currency: Euro (€)
Climate: Temperate alpine
Best Time to Visit: May- Mid-June
Fun fact: The country can fit into the city of London more than three times.
Overview of Andorran Cuisine
Culinary influences: Spain, French, Italian
Common ingredients: Cabbage, potato, wild mushrooms, pork
National dish of Andorra: Escudella, a big, hearty stew filled will all different types of meats.
Traditional Andorra Foods
- Pa Amb Tomaquet– Bread rubbed with tomato, olive oil and garlic
- Coca- Pastry that comes as either a sweet or savory snack, with a variety of toppings including roasted vegetables, fruit and nuts
- Cargols– Snails that are oven-roasted and served with olive oil, salt and aioli
- Crema Andorrana– An Andorran take on creme brulee where the custard dessert is topped with meringue
- Torrejas– Sweet fried bread coated in cinnamon sugar, similar to french toast
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