Heladería Rosalía Suárez
Heladería Rosalía Suárez information
Teenage boredom inspired Rosalía Suárez to invent ice creams in the kitchen back in 1897, when she was just 17. Her experimentation led to a discovery – the best ice cream had no cream at all. Rosalía decided to share the sweet treat, and her shop Heladería Rosalía Suárez has been a sensation for more than a century. Helados de paila are actually sorbets stirred with a wooden spoon in a large copper bowl (the paila ) and cooled on a bed of straw and ice. The shop, now run by her grandson, claims the recipe requires pure juice from tropical fruits and egg whites. It’s not entirely possible to imitate – ice from the first versions was brought down from the glacier of Volcán Imbabura, which has since disappeared.