Specializing in pastries, Olmedo offers many possibilities for even the toughest critics. If you want to know what to eat in Olmedo, they are famous for the ‘cagadillas de gato’ or rosquillas de aceite sprinkled with powdered sugar and made in private houses during Holy Week. There is also an extensive variety of handmade cakes and nougat.
A few years ago, the bakery Frías created a new sweet called the ‘mudejaritos’ or mantecados with ground almonds, to mark the opening of the Mudéjar Theme Park. Other sweets are the ‘tortón de mosto’ and the ‘delicias del caballero’, coated with toasted meringue icing and aniseed used to decorate the dessert.
We also recommend the exquisite roasted lamb from Valladolid that takes between two and four hours to make. Other typical meats in the region, due to the ingrained tradition of hunting, are the soups and stews with partridges and quail. Enjoy the great wine offerings with D.O. especially the Tierra de León, Toro, Cigales and Rueda.