― This is a typical cake in Spain, when families were poor and there wasn't much money or food to celebrate special days. ∙ When my mother was young, her family was very poor, too. It was in the moment of the post war here in Spain, my grandmother tried to make a good life for everyone. They didn't had much to eat, but she tried to have enough to make a special dish on birthdays nd Christmas. What was the easiest to gather at that time was old bread, pig fat and sugar. Cake was done with [...].