Tortas de Aceite

Crunchy Anis Galettes

Preparation info

  • Makes About

    24

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

MoVida Rustica

By Frank Camorra and Richard Cornish

Published 2009

  • About

IT WAS HOT AND I NEEDED A DRINK. I WAS IN THE LITTLE OLIVE OIL TOWN OF BAENA, JUST SOUTH OF CÓRDOBA. ON THE COUNTER IN A LITTLE SHOP WAS A PACKET OF TORTAS DE ACEITE, OR OLIVE OIL BISCUITS. TORTAS DE ACEITE ARE FOUND THROUGHOUT ANDALUSIA. THEY ARE GENERALLY MADE WITH OLIVE OIL, WHICH MAKES FOR A VERY SHORT PASTRY. A SHOT OF ANIS AND A FEW FENNEL SEEDS GIVES A LOVELY FLAVOUR AND AROMA OF ANISEED. I BOUGHT A BOTTLE OF WATER AND A PACKET OF THE TORTAS. THEY WERE MUCH RICHE