Regional Sweets

“Queijadas” of Vila Franca

Of Secular tradition, “queijadas da Vila”, a sweet originary in the St. Andrew’s Convent, the first in the Azores of the 1st Rule of St. Claire, built in 1533. In the late 18th century, nuns of Dutch and Spanish origin came to the “convento da Vila”, who made the “queijadas” according to a centuries-old recipe. It is a small cake, soft, juicy and sweet, with a long tradition and high quality, being an emblematic product of the municipality of Vila Franca do Campo.


São Miguel

Queijadas de Adelino Morgado & Filhas Lda
RUA DO PENEDO, 20
SÃO MIGUEL
9680-146 V. FRANCA CAMPO
296 581 183
910 021 502
queijadasdomorgado@gmail.com
Maria Olívia Peixoto Leite
RUA DO OUTEIRO, 61
ARRIFES
9500-379 PONTA DELGADA
296 682 606
968 075 166