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Any itinerary in search of, with the permission of the sobrasada, the best culinary product of the island of Mallorca must pass through these furnaces of the island, where old measures are still used - almudes and ounces - to not alter the process of artisanal elaboration and Preserve your identity.
Ca'n Joan de S'aigo (Can Sanç, 10. Palma de Mallorca)
This workshop, founded no less than in the year 1700, has two branches in Palma and serves a delicious "individual" ensaimada, warm (in hot plate), with the characteristic flavor of saïm (lard) and an ethereal consistency.
Interior of Ca'n Joan de S'aigo © Ca'n Joan de S'aigo
Forn Sant Francesc (San Francisco, 126; Inca)
Made in an authentic wood oven, it holds the title of "Best Ensaimada in the World", received last year.
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Can Pomar (Plaza, 20; Campos)
Founded in Campos in 1902, today it has two stores in the island capital that make some of the most famous ensaimadas on the entire island.
The mound of the ensaimada © Getty Images
Horno Santo Cristo (Paraires, 2; Palma de Mallorca)
Since 1910, the Coll family bakery produces the ensaimadas that began to be distributed in the best hotels in Palma, back in the 60s of the 20th century.
Since 1910 working the magic of ensaimada © Horno Santo Cristo
Forn d'Es Casino (Baronia, 5; Banyalbufar)
This modest oven located in a town in the Sierra de Tramuntana makes the ensaimada that was second in the 2017 world championship .
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The art of ensaimada © Getty Images