In Barcelona, legendary institutions with history are marked with special commemorative plaques. They are installed in front of the entrance directly on the pavement.. There are more than 150 years and most often this is a family business, passed down from generation to generation.
One of Barcelona's very first pastry shops was opened in 1849 year and is called La Colmena. On the square, where is she, always smells good at pastries, you go to a shop window like magnetized, consider missing! Eyes run up from a variety of cakes, sweets and cakes for every taste.
During the holidays, typical Spanish desserts are prepared here - Easter chocolate eggs., christmas turrons, traditional coconut pies. Be sure to try the typical Catalan sweet “chucho” from fried tender pastry with a sprinkle of sugar and custard inside. And here is beautiful "Ensaymada" with "angel hair", so the Spaniards call pumpkin jam filling.
In addition to classic Spanish pastries in the assortment of the La Colmena patisserie, French croissants, macaroons, chocolate truffles, light mousses and fruit cakes, sparing figure.
The service is very nice., eat takeaway coffee, and if you buy a cake for someone as a gift, the confectioner will put any congratulatory inscription on it absolutely free.