Ovos moles

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Ovos Moles de Aveiro
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Place of originPortugal
Region or stateAveiro
Main ingredientsEgg yolks, sugar
Other informationCertification: PGI (2006)

Ovos Moles de Aveiro ("soft eggs from Aveiro", literally) is a local delicacy from Aveiro District, Portugal, made of egg yolks and sugar. This mixture is often put inside of small rice paper casings in nautical shapes, such as shells,[1] or into communion wafers.[2]

In 2008, it was designated a product with Protected Geographical Indication by the European Union.[2]

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  1. ^ Goldstein, Darra; Mintz, Sidney (April 1, 2015). The Oxford Companion to Sugar and Sweets. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0199313628. Retrieved 20 March 2018.
  2. ^ a b European Commission (22 July 2008). "Commission Regulation (EC) N.º 510/2006". Brussels, Belgium: Official Journal of the European Union. Retrieved 14 December 2012.