Saint Valentine’s. In love… with our cakes!

Saint Valentine’s. In love… with our cakes!

Saint Valentine’s is coming to La Despensa de Palacio Saint Valentine’s is coming to La Despensa de Palacio. However, this February 14th he will be handing out love in the form of sweet titbits instead of arrows. To celebrate the occasion we have created...
Not macarons, mostachones!

Not macarons, mostachones!

We Spanish tend to eat rather than write. There is no doubt about that. And I am not only talking about people just like you and me but rather the professionals: chefs and writers. Very few chefs have left us their recipes, but fortunately many writers have described...
Our wine for doughnuts: The wine of the sun

Our wine for doughnuts: The wine of the sun

The Pedro Ximénez grape we use to make our wine is from vines that are over 25 years old always grown in the same estate in sandy albero soil. The harvest for this grape starts in early September. Bunches are placed in wicker baskets to dry out in the open air and...
Mantecado cakes in the Empire of the Rising Sun

Mantecado cakes in the Empire of the Rising Sun

When you live life to the full, away from routine, every day there is something to surprise you, making you smile and shake your head as you say “Incredible. This is incredible”, because even though you are awake you feel you must be dreaming. Yes. You will also find...
Welcome to La Despensa de Palacio

Welcome to La Despensa de Palacio

I don’t know what brought you to this page. If you came recommended by a friend, welcome; if you just happened to come across it we would like to let you know that this page is for people with a sweet tooth; and if you are already a customer, we would like to...