CRESPELLS & ROBIOLS

CRESPELLS

They are pastries with a thickness of half centimeter, sometimes even more. The shapes can be very different: flower, heart, six-pointed star or diamond.

Its origin is Jewish and it was consumed during the Hebrew Passover. They symbolized the unleavened bread that the Israelis took when they left Egypt. With regard to shape, the most typical is the six-pointed star, called the Star of David by Jews, or Solomon's seal by Muslims.

ROBIOLS

Semicircular pastries that are filled with various sweet ingredients. They may also have Jewish origin, since in the Sephardic kitchen there are pastries called "borekas" that have the same shape and which could have derived robiols and cocarrois. They are traditionally eaten at Easter.