Embark on a fiery journey through the heart of Galicia with our authentic Galicia Queimada, a traditional alcoholic beverage deeply rooted in Galician culture. Crafted from the finest Galician grappa, this unique elixir undergoes a mystical transformation as it embraces the flames, infusing it with a mesmerizing blend of flavors and aromas.

Experience the ancient ritual of Queimada, where the spirits of Galicia are awakened and honored through the dance of flames. Immerse yourself in the rich folklore and traditions as you partake in this age-old ceremony, sharing laughter and stories with friends and loved ones.

Indulge in the warmth of Galicia Queimada, as each sip envelops your senses with the essence of the land, igniting a passion for adventure and celebration. Unleash the spirit of Galicia with every taste of this remarkable libation, and let the flames of tradition illuminate your senses.


  • 1 liter of Galician grappa (Orujo)
  • 150 grams of sugar
  • 1 lemon
  • Coffee beans (optional)
  • Whole cloves (optional)
  • Cinnamon sticks (optional)


1- Gather your ingredients and prepare a traditional clay pot or a heatproof bowl.

2- Pour the Galician grappa into the pot or bowl.

3- Add the sugar to the grappa and stir until it dissolves completely.

4- Using a knife or a vegetable peeler, peel the lemon zest off the lemon in long strips. Be careful to avoid the bitter white pith.

5- Add the lemon zest strips to the grappa and sugar mixture.

6- Optional: If desired, you can also add a few coffee beans, whole cloves, and cinnamon sticks to enhance the flavor. These are traditional additions that can add depth to the Queimada.

7- Now comes the dramatic part: Ignite the mixture using a long match or a lighter. Be cautious and ensure you are in a well-ventilated area, away from flammable objects.

8- As the flames dance atop the mixture, recite the traditional Queimada incantation or any other verses or prayers you prefer. This ritual is believed to ward off evil spirits and bring good fortune.

9- Allow the mixture to burn for a few minutes until the flames subside naturally or extinguish them gently with a lid if necessary.

10- Once the flames have extinguished, stir the mixture gently to ensure all the flavors are well combined.

11- Serve the Galicia Queimada warm in small cups or glasses, allowing your guests to savor the rich flavors and aromas.

12- Enjoy the Queimada with friends and loved ones, embracing the spirit of Galician tradition and celebration.

Note: While the flames of the Queimada add drama and spectacle to the preparation, please exercise caution and ensure safety measures are in place.

nutritional values :

Galician Grappa (Orujo):

  • As a distilled spirit, grappa is primarily alcohol and contains negligible amounts of other nutrients.
  • It typically has around 7 calories per milliliter, all of which come from alcohol.


While grappa itself doesn't offer significant nutritional benefits, moderate consumption of alcoholic beverages like grappa may have some potential health benefits when consumed responsibly. These benefits may include improved heart health, increased HDL (good) cholesterol levels, and potential anti-inflammatory effects when consumed in moderation as part of a balanced lifestyle.


  • 150 grams of sugar roughly equals about 600 calories.
  • There are no other significant nutrients in sugar.


Sugar provides a quick source of energy, which can be beneficial for providing a temporary boost in energy levels. However, it's essential to consume sugar in moderation to avoid potential negative effects on health, such as weight gain, dental issues, and an increased risk of chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.


  • A medium-sized lemon (about 58 grams) contains approximately 17 calories.
  • Lemons are a good source of vitamin C and contain small amounts of other vitamins and minerals.


Lemons are rich in vitamin C, which is essential for immune function, skin health, and wound healing. They also contain flavonoids and antioxidants that may have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, potentially reducing the risk of chronic diseases and supporting overall health.

Optional Ingredients:

  • Coffee Beans: Negligible caloric content, but they may add a slight amount of caffeine.
  • Whole Cloves: Negligible caloric content, but they may offer trace amounts of nutrients like manganese.
  • Cinnamon Sticks: Negligible caloric content, but they may offer trace amounts of nutrients like manganese.


  • Coffee Beans: Coffee beans contain caffeine, which can provide a temporary boost in energy and alertness. Coffee also contains antioxidants, such as chlorogenic acid, which may have various health benefits, including improved brain function and a reduced risk of certain diseases like Parkinson's and Alzheimer's.
  • Whole Cloves: Cloves contain compounds with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, which may help protect against oxidative stress and inflammation in the body. They are also rich in minerals like manganese, which is essential for bone health and metabolism.
  • Cinnamon Sticks: Cinnamon contains bioactive compounds with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. It may help regulate blood sugar levels, improve insulin sensitivity, and lower cholesterol levels, potentially reducing the risk of diabetes and heart disease.

Keep in mind that the nutritional values provided are approximate and can vary based on factors such as the specific brands of ingredients used and variations in serving sizes. Additionally, Galicia Queimada is typically consumed in small quantities as a traditional alcoholic beverage, so the caloric and nutritional impact from these ingredients may be relatively minor in the context of overall dietary intake.


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