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Amarante, and more specifically the Tâmega River, were a true inspiration for poets like Teixeira de Pascoes, painters like Amadeo de Souza Cardoso, but also for a very special confectioner...


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Convent sweets from Amarante

Conventual sweets from Amarante, Portugal, are a real temptation for lovers of traditional desserts. Among the highlights are the famous Lérias , small sweets made with egg yolks, sugar and almonds, which surprise with their delicate flavor and smooth texture. Another unmissable delicacy is the Papos de Anjo , golden and soft cakes filled with a delicious egg yolk cream. And we cannot fail to mention the Brisas do Tâmega stuffed with egg jam and almond kernels, sweets that conquer all palates.

These convent sweets from Amarante represent a valuable gastronomic tradition, which enchants visitors with their unique and authentic sweetness.

Some of these convent sweets can be found and tasted in our Café & Bar located in a privileged area of the hotel overlooking the garden.

It is the perfect place to enjoy these traditional delicacies while enjoying the serenity of the surrounding natural environment. A unique gastronomic experience that combines history, flavor and beauty.

Cafe & Bar

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