Madeira Flower Carpets and Decorations 2017
The abundance of Madeiran flora has greatly contributed to the establishing of this art form. This traditional creation
Christmas in Madeira Island is filled with sweets and cookies are a must. Here is the recipe for the Madeira “Areias” (Sandy) cookies:
1/2 Kg Flour
150 gr Sugar
100 gr Butter
100 gr Lard(melted pork fat)
6 tablespoons of milk
Knead the sugar, and butter, the milk and the flour.
Make small balls that will cook on trays dusted with flour.