The sweetest of traditions

Category: Shopping April 20, 2021

La Violeta (© Álvaro López del Cerro)

As the song goes, there was a time when violet sellers would appear on the streets of Madrid “like birds, precursors of spring”. Today we’re going to travel back in time through the flavours of two centuries-old sweetshops. Steeped in history, to this day they still sell their hand-made sweets with the essence of this very flower.