XXXI sample sweets at the Real Alcazar of Seville
Sultanas of the Clarisas, Coronillas de Lebrija and many other varieties sweeten the holidays of the Immaculate to Seville and tourists thanks to the XXXI sample sweets sold in the Palace of the Real Alcazar of Seville, which involved 21 convents. The Archbishop of Seville, Juan Jose Asenjo, has gone on Saturday morning at the opening of the event.
Some of the recipes date back several centuries old as the rolls of Sta. Ines with Moorish formula, or popular Yemas San Leandro, according to the organization.
The Christmas tradition takes 31 years gathering cloistered convents of the Archdiocese of Seville, which go on sale confectionery pieces to raise funds for the maintenance of their religious communities.
This year, 21 convents, eight are of Seville between them Santa Paula (Jerónimas), San Clemente (Cistercian) or Mother of God (Dominican) and thirteen of the rest of the province, including Ecija, Osuna, Utrera Steppe or Carmona.
The exhibition will be open from 5 to December 7 in an uninterrupted schedule from 10:00 to 19:00, but not always the program because stocks often run ahead of schedule is met.
Due to its success in previous years, the convents of Santa Ana and Our Señora del Socorro confectioners sugar-free varieties so nobody is left without their traditional sweets.
These sweets can be bought throughout the year winches convents and even can be ordered for celebrations