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Sintra most famous pastry

Sintra Area

The bakery that won the mouth of King Don Carlos with cheesecakes, became mandatory stop in Sintra. The family business now in its seventh generation, after Constance, whom the king have named Piriquita for being a short lady, having married baker Amaro dos Santos and named the house where the cake-shaped pillow is king and cheesecake, queen.

In the form of a pillow (cushion), the cake-based dough puff, almond cream and egg has a secret ingredient that makes it desirable to taste around the world. Hundreds of tourists who pass through the area daily sometimes have to line up to taste the delicacies.

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