Xuixo of Girona, fried pastry filled with cream
Also known as suso or chucho, Xuixo in Catalan. It is the most traditional and typical sweets of Girona.
Xuixo its a deep-fried, sugar-coated cylindrical pastry filled with catalan cream.
The history of this peculiar amazing pastry is related to one of the great legends that Girona is also home to.
Since the Famous Tarlà of Girona, fell in love with the daughter of a baker chef, who did not approve of the relationship between his daughter and the famous Tarlà.
One unfortunate day, in his attempt to see his beloved, Tarlà hid among the flour sacks of the pastry shop, waiting to meet the young woman.
To his surprise it was the baker chef who he found and to his bad luck the flour sacks made him uncovered when he made him sneeze, “xui-xui”, thus being the name of the local catalan sweet.
Once discovered by the pastry chef, he promised to give him the recipe for one of the best pastries, which would make him recognized throughout Girona.
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