More than a century ago, a baker from Vila Real was given four secret recipes from the local Santa Clara convent. The pastries she made with these recipes were so extraordinary that she decided to turn her bakery into a pastry store.
Today, her great grandchildren continue to use the same prized recipes at Casa Lapão, a pastry store in Vila Real. Their most popular pastry is called “Crista de Galo,” which means rooster comb. We recommend that you try them with your eyes closed so you can better appreciate the heavenly combination of the flaky dough with the egg and almond filling.
If you’re near Vila Real, a stop at Casa Lapão can turn an ordinary day into a memorable one.
Casa Lapão is located at Rua da Misericórdia 53/55, Vila Real, tel 259 324 146, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Click here for their website.
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You are making me hungry~!
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If you are not hungry before you look at this, your sweet tooth will be clamoring for some!
Gostoso!! I could have one of those with tea right now!
We wish we could send them through the internet!
love this blog, so informative and inspirational.
Thank you so much!