The third plate (Postas) or afters that was likely to be an iced dessert ( ice-cream) or the ever-popular crème caramel (flan).
I decided my postas could be later in the day when I would choose from the glorious range of cakes and pastries on offer in the high street shops. The’ Pasteleria’ is where you purchase cakes and the ‘Panaderia’ for breads. You might find ‘Mugis’ that are rather similar to pain- au-raisin with toasted almonds, ‘Ensaimada’ with crystalised fruits or ‘Tortel de Hojaidre’ like doughnuts with a sugar icing glaze and toasted almonds. The use of marshmallow is evident to provide that rich luxurious layering that will withstand the summer heat. A triangular creation sold in portions appeared to celebrate new arrivals and was called ‘Reinas de nata.’