Mallorca not only has an incredible landscape heritage, but also offers a wide gastronomy that is worth trying.
When visiting this beautiful island you can not stop tasting its exquisite dishes such as the “Majorcan frit”, the Mallorcan snails, the delicious “arròs brut” and a good ensaimada for dessert, so if you plan to spend your summer holidays on this paradise island and you are curious about Mallorcan gastronomy … Keep reading!
All about Mallorcan gastronomy
Mallorcan gastronomy is marked by the influence of many cultures, which makes it so extensive and unique that it has received the appreciation of the best known chefs in Spain and Europe.
It is a source of inspiration to elaborate culinary creations full of flavor and tradition. For this reason, the Mediterranean food of Mallorca is one of the most attractive aspects that national and international tourists highlight when visiting the island.
Follow us and get to know some of the most popular and delicious dishes and desserts that you will find on our beautiful island:
– Arròs brut
It is a very soupy rice accompanied by the combination of various types of meat, vegetables and sausages. For many, it is essential that there is no lack of the “Esclata- sang”, a mushroom that is only found in Mallorca. Without a doubt, the arròs brut is one of the most emblematic dishes of Mallorca.
If you are one of those who avoid meat, tumbet is ideal for you since it is a vegetarian dish of fried vegetables that is served alone or as a side to some type of meat, fish or, everyone’s favorite, a fried egg.
– Caracoles a la Mallorquina
Snails are the star dish of the island, being the most requested product in many restaurants. Its preparation full of flavor in each spoonful is made with ham, pork rib, bacon, potato, onion, tomato, wine, fennel, mint, oregano, bay leaf and chilli, served with a perfect broth to dip the bread and accompanying it with ” there i oli “.
– Frito Mallorquín
The Mallorcan fried is one of the oldest recipes in Mallorca. It consists of a mixture of various ingredients such as lamb heart, lung and liver, with potato, onion, cauliflower, red pepper and garlic. Everything is cut into small pieces and fried in olive oil. Another essential ingredient for the recipe is fennel, which gives it a very characteristic flavor.
The ensaimada is the star dessert and the most outstanding of the traditional pastry. Its preparation is simple but its flavor is like a heavenly snack: it is prepared with water, flour, sourdough, eggs, yeast, sugar and lard. In addition, you can not only enjoy the traditional flavor, but also filled with different flavors such as cream, chocolate, angel hair, and even nougat. It is not surprising that the Mallorcan ensaimada is a treat for the palate for both Majorcans and tourists.
Visit Mallorca and savor its gastronomy!
As you have seen, we have only mentioned some of the most outstanding dishes of Mallorcan gastronomy: we invite you to know the rest for yourself and share it on our blog!
Don’t be left with the desire to visit Mallorca, a Mediterranean paradise full of landscapes, culture and an incomparable gastronomy. We are waiting for you in Mallorca!