These things are like crack, we decided, as we spread them with cheese and honey. Absolutely delicious with morsels of goat cheese and a spicy chutney, or with a rich baba ghanoush.
According to their website, the Ines Rosales tortas are over 24% olive oil! They also have a touch of sugar and spices, and they are made and flattened by hand by local women in Seville, Spain. They have been made this way since 1910, and they have a rustic, delicate look and taste.Sweet 'Tortas de Aceite' Crisps - 2 Packages, $11.95 at La Tienda (Also available in the cheese and specialty food section of some grocery stores. We found them at Giant Eagle in central Ohio.)
• More information: Ines Rosales
And if you'd had these and would like to try to replicate them at home, here's a recipe from Wild Yeast:
• Olive Oil Wafers at Wild Yeast
Have you tried these yet? If so, how do you like to eat them?
(Images: Faith Durand)