Delicious typical dishes of Almeria (IV)
Rabbit “al ajillo”
Chicken “al ajillo” Calatrava´s bread
“Deditos de Jesús”
Almerian desserts are delicious and easy to prepare and “Deditos de Jesús” is one of the most typical. Its origin is presumed to have been in the Convent of the Pure, but that hasn't been fully verified.
The fingers are prepared using almonds, sugar and egg yolks. The ingredients are mixed very well and the consistency allows you to form fingers or rods, which are then fried in a frying pan with butter or oil. When serving, they can be drizzled with a little pure honey or just sprinkled with sugar.
Veal stew with “gurullos almerienses”
This typical dish from Almeria resembles a pasta. It originated mainly when Almerians needed to replace rice and pasta because they did not have sufficient supplies.
To make this recipe you need veal, flour, onions and peppers, among other ingredients, to increase the flavour. The first thing to be made is the “gurullos” and then to prepare the stew, resulting in a delicious and very economical dish.
After the milk mixture is heated to lukewarm it is added to the mixture with the eggs to combine everything, and it is placed on a tray with the bread and baked in the oven for 40 minutes. After this time it is allowed to stand and put for a few hours in the refrigerator. It can be accompanied with whipped cream and chocolate chips.