Torrija is extreme French toast — beautiful, golden slices of fried bread soaked in a cream and citrus infusion and slathered in honey and sherry syrup.
This is Easter food. Every year mum makes a huge batch of torrijas and piles them up high, her intention being that there will be enough to last all through Easter. But every year my sister and I, my dad and other family members eat them up and the pile is gone by the afternoon. Mum makes a jarabe (syrup) that i