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Quesada from Spain

My next door neighbor’s parents are visiting from Spain. They brought a Quesada wrapped in a cool paper that listed all the ingredients.. It is a dessert that has a bit of lemon peel in it. Dense and delicious. I was invited to have a piece. Butter, eggs, sugar, flour, lemon zest, a pinch of cinnamon. Tastes reminiscent of a simple custard of childhood but different texture. It is made like this so it could be carried in a knapsack and last a long time, not spoil. Here is a photo of it.Quesada from Spain

4 responses

  1. Erin will be studying in Spain this Fall. I will tell her to be on the lookout for a Quesada.

    June 3, 2011 at 6:18 am

  2. Hootie

    It sounds like something I would enjoy.Now we need the recipe.

    June 3, 2011 at 7:28 am

  3. erica

    Must be related to “flan” …. which probably is NOT portable …. :-) Wonder if it is possible to live on flan and quesada??? Has protein and fruit (lemon zest :-) . We could probably find a compatible vegetable??? Ole!!

    June 3, 2011 at 9:36 am

  4. The simplest ingredients can create the most wonderful things.

    June 3, 2011 at 1:39 pm

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