Ovos Moles / Ovos Moles de Aveiro
Ovos Moles refers to a sweet sauce made of egg yolks and sugar. Ovos Moles are "soft eggs sauce" sold in colorful barrels, one of Portugal's delicacy which have originated in Aveiro. Ovos Moles are sold in Aveiro in two (2) different presentations: (1) in small wooden barrels filled with Ovos Moles called Barricas which have hand painted scenes; and (2) in Barricas which is available in different shapes and are made of host which is filled with Ovos Moles. Aveiro is specially known for its sweet and Ovos Moles (literally means soft eggs) which are sweetened egg yolk in candied casings shaped like fish or barrels. Sugar and egg yolks alone are used to create Ovos Moles which can be served by itself as a dessert, over fruit , or as an icing for a sponge cake or torte. Aveiro is a Portuguese city located in central littoral zone. Ovos Moles is also called Ovos Moles de Aveiro.