Churros & Cinnamon Sugar
Churros, deep fried sticks of dough, sprinkled with cinnamon sugar and served with warm chocolate sauce for dipping … what can I say!
Churros are the working man’s breakfast or after-party snack of choice in Spain, with churrerías the first eateries to open in the morning, and the last to close at night. Our churros are crispy on the outside and soft and fluffy on the inside. Fortunately Vanuatu’s chocolate is regarded as some of the absolute best in the world, so we proud to use our local Aelan chocolate in our famous chocolate sauce .. and why wouldn’t you?
Origins of the Churro
The history of the churro is ancient and revered. It begins not in Spain but in China, where Portuguese merchants first tasted strips of golden fried salty pastry traditionally eaten for breakfast.
When the Portuguese recreated this delicacy in Iberia, adding sugar, as we do, rather than salt and introducing the now-familiar starred shape of the strips, the churro was born. The churro takes its name from the churra sheep, whose horns it is said to resemble.
When the conquistadors took churros to South America, they brought back chocolate and plentiful sugar, turning dull dough sticks into a sweet sensation.
Learn to make churros
If you want to learn how to make these fabulous churros, then book in for a class while you are in Vanuatu… sorry but the calories are mandatory!