About Casa dos Ovos Moles em Lisboa
Casa dos Ovos Moles em Lisboa is specializing in Portuguese Conventual Pastry, popularly known as 'Ovos Moles'* (sweet eggs*), a tradition 500 years old. We bring conventual delights from all over the country. Recipes come from the villages and their people who inherited the legacy: Ovos Moles de Aveiro from Aveiro;, Pastel de Tentugal from Tentugal, Pudim Abade de Priscos from Braga, Pão de ló de Ovar from Ovar and dozens of other divine recipes.
Depending on the region, conventual pastries incorporate other ingredients such as almond, fig, walnut, orange, pumpkin (gila), or Porto wine. An extensive variety of recipes can be found here and the availability varies every day. The only recipe that is always available is Ovos Moles de Aveiro, the delight from Aveiro.
Customers who visit Casa dos Ovos Moles em Lisboa can either purchase conventual pastries to take home or enjoy them at the shop with a hot tea, coffee or wine. The pastries are served in Bordallo Pinheiro tableware, a famous Portuguese artist from the XIX century, adding an extra flavour of Portuguese living.
Recently we launch the Pastry Workshops, furthering our goal of spreading our culture.
We launch the project in 2014 with great hopes and passion. Me (Filipa) and Maria work together in brand consulting during 20years. “Casa dos Ovos Moles em Lisboa” reflects the desire to build a project of ours linked to Portugal, we wanted to cultivate Portuguese traditions. We identified the opportunity to develop a regional market that is our sweet glory - the Portuguese Conventual Pastry - bringing the loved centuries-old delights from all over the country to Lisbon, creating a show case of Portuguese Conventual Pastry.
The Conventual Pastry was created inside the convents in the XVI century by the nuns: “ovos moles de aveiro”, “pão de ló de ovar”, “pastel de nata”, “pão de rala”, “pastel de santa clara”, “pastel de tentugal”, there are endless of recipes from all across Portugal. We travel all over Portugal selecting the finest recipes and producers with a mission “to put in the mouth of the world the best of conventual pastry”. This House is a showcase of the whole country, an embassy of The Conventual Pastry in Lisbon
We have two stores, the first store is located in Estrela district. Estrela, receives its name from of the old Convent “Convento da Estrela”, nowadays “Basilica da Estrela”, one of the city icons. And in 2017 we open a second store in Chiado, in the heart of the city, and also near a convent! “Convento do Carmo”.