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Plural: alfajores

Language: Spanish

Description: In Seville this is likely to be a sort of gingerbread but elswhere they are dividually wrapped circular galettes or pastries made with ground almonds, cornflour (US: corn starch) and honey, flavoured with aniseed and cinnamon, sandwiched together with cinnamon-flavoured custard. Traditionally available at Christmas.

Pronounced: ah-fah-HOH-res
Gender: m
Ethnicity: Latin American, Spanish
Most frequent country: Latin America, Spain
Most frequent region: Seville in Andalucia

See places: Spanish food and cuisine, Andalucia, Mexican food and cuisine, Seville

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