Category: Gastronomy

The Mallorcan celler
Gastronomy

The Mallorcan celler

Introduction It has always been said that throughout the Mediterranean basin people eat very well because we have everything, good fish, good meat, good fruit and vegetables. But above all,…

Caracoles con "all i oli"
Gastronomy

Snails with “all i oli”

Those who have not heard of snails with “all i oli“… although they may have read it in many ways, such as: aioli, ali oli, allioli. The name has been…

Coca de albaricoque
Gastronomy

Apricot cake

Apricot cake with sobrassada is a traditional Mallorcan dessert. A very fluffy, sweet cake. The combination of flavours when adding sobrassada may surprise some, but it must be tasted to…

Cómo hacer cocarrois
Gastronomy

How to make cocarrois

Ever since I started describing Mallorcan recipes this post has been on the to-do list and every now and then someone has been reminding me that I had to do…

Bere
Gastronomy

Stuffed aubergines Mallorcan style

Mallorcan-style stuffed aubergines are a traditional dish that allows a multitude of filling variations, from mushrooms to meat, fish, etc. This dish in Mallorca is conceived as a festive meal,…

huevos rotos con sobrasada
Gastronomy

Broken eggs with sobrasada

Broken eggs with sobrasada are a dish that is as easy to prepare as it is tasty. Personally I prefer to fry everything with olive oil, and if possible extra…

Hacer frito de cordero
Gastronomy

Making frito de cordero

Making frito de cordero known in Mallorca as frit de Pasqua or frit de freixura is a tradition in Mallorcan families. The dish traditionally eaten on Easter Day. This dish…

Cóm
Gastronomy

How to make Mallorcan empanadas

This blog is devoted to making known peculiar aspects of our culture. On this occasion I will explain how to make Mallorcan empanadas, or as they are called here “panades”….

Cómo hacer robiols
Gastronomy

How to make robiols

When I was a child, Holy Week was highly anticipated, because it meant a few days of not having to go to school and being able to enjoy being at…

Cómo hacer crespells
Gastronomy

How to make crespells

Crespells and robiols are the delight of children (and not so children) at Easter on Mallorca. Every year for a long time now, I have been helping to prepare, within…

Callet
Gastronomy

Callet

In a previous article we talked about the Mantonegro grape, a variety native to Mallorca and the main one in the Binissalem DO. Today we will talk about another variety…

Grasa saludable del Porc Negre
Gastronomy

Porc Negre and healthy diet

Porc Negre and healthy diet “go hand in hand”, according to the news published in various media during 2019 which refers to the results of a study financed by the…

Feeding of the seamen
Gastronomy

Feeding of the seamen

Have you ever wondered what the feeding of the seamen was like in ancient times? This year 2019 marks the 500th anniversary of the beginning of the first complete navigation…

Fonoll marí
Gastronomy

Fonoll marí

In another post we talked about Pa amb Oli, one of the most typical dishes in Mallorca: easy, economical and tasty. In the explanatory video we show you that a…

Sopas mallor
Gastronomy

Mallorcan winter soups

The sopas mallorquinas de invierno or Mallorcan winter soups are one of the best-known and most popular dishes in traditional Mallorcan gastronomy. It is made with the available vegetables during…

Mantonegro
Gastronomy

Mantonegro

The terms Tempranillo, Cabernet Sauvignon or Syrah are familiar to all of us who like to enjoy wine. They are grape varieties, the same as Mantonegro. However, it is very…

Origin of ensaimada de Mallorca
Gastronomy

Origin of ensaimada de Mallorca

The origin of the ensaimada of Mallorca has been for some historians an interesting reason for study. A comparative study of historically neighboring gastronomies. The origin of the ensaimada of…

Frit de matances
Gastronomy

Frit de matances

El frit de matances, or frito de matanzas, is a traditional Mallorcan dish that is usually eaten on the day of the pig slaughter. It is offered to the participants…

Recovering old varieties
Gastronomy

Recovering old varieties

Old varieties and local gastronomy Various local entities and groups are recovering old varieties of vegetables. We consider that these varieties have a key importance in the local gastronomy. These…

The Mallorcan vegetable pie
Gastronomy

Recipe of the Mallorcan vegetable pie

My mother’s recipe of the Mallorcan vegetable pie is laborious because it involves a variety of vegetables, but it’s simple to make. A main ingredient of this vegetable cake is…

Turrón de
Gastronomy

Monastery nougat

When I think of Christmas, my first association is sweets, and especially monastery nougat. Maybe it’s very simple, but that’s what being greedy is all about. The Christmas lighting is…

The origin of sobrasada
Gastronomy

The origin of sobrasada

Nowadays sobrasada is something very close to us, especially to the Mallorcans who in many cases have made it at home. But few know what is the origin of sobrasada,…

Fast food a la mallorquina
Gastronomy

Fast food Mallorcan style

You may be surprised by the title Fast food Mallorcan style, but on the island we have our own solution for modern living. It is clear that in every age…

Bu
Gastronomy

Autumn buñuelos

This is a typical sweet from Mallorca, they are autumn buñuelos. It is the food representative of the festival of the Virgins, known locally as the festivitat de les Verges…

The dove of anise
Gastronomy

The dove of anise

A strange phrase, the one about the dove of anise. Some of you will remember the name “Anís la paloma”. Popular wisdom is sometimes mixed with fantastic theories that explain…

The almond of Mallorca
Gastronomy

Almond from Mallorca

The almond from Mallorca has had and has fame of being an almond of great quality. The best confectioners in Europe use it to make their specialties, thanks to its…

Jaume Munar maestro de la sobrasada
Gastronomy

Jaume Munar, a master of sobrasada

Artisan, master of sobrasada Jaume Munar a master of sobrasada, current manager of the company Embutidos Munar, obtained the certificate of MAESTRO ARTESANO, certified with nº 1067 by the Consell…

The mistery of the ensaimada
Gastronomy

The mystery of the ensaimada

The mystery of the ensaimada made in Mallorca How many times have I heard confectioners and cooks speak of the mystery of the ensaimada! That the ensaimada when you make…

El pa amb oli
Gastronomy

Pa amb oli

Pa amb oli, the most versatile meal on the Mallorcan table My grandmother was an excellent cook, and surely most of the women of her time were. Especially because they…

Receta de llampuga con pimientos
Gastronomy

Recipe of llampuga with peppers

The recipe for the llampuga with peppers is really easy to make. You just need to have the llampuga, which is a season catch. September is the month of the…

Ron Amazona, maneras de disfrutarlo
Gastronomy

Ways to enjoy Ron Amazona

When I travel to other cities, other regions, other countries… apart from the typical monuments and “mandatory points to be seen”, I always enjoy if I can discover something else….

Tumbet - the summer meal
Gastronomy

The tumbet – summer meal

The tumbet – summer meal par excellence in Mallorca, is made with vegetables such as eggplant, potato, pepper and tomato. The Mallorcans combine it with any food: meat, fish, eggs,…

Cómo conservar la sobrasada
Gastronomy

How to store sobrasada

Here we will explain you how to store sobrasada so that it maintains its best properties.   Curing As sobrasada is a raw sausage, it needs to be “cured” in…

Sopas mallorquinas de verano
Gastronomy

Summer Mallorcan “sopas”

Mallorcan summer “sopas” are eaten hot… despite what you may be thinking. Yes, yes, in the middle of August… it’s hard to believe, but once you try it… it’s exquisite….

Coca mallorquina de trampó
Gastronomy

Mallorcan “coca” with trampó

The Mallorcan “coca de trampó” is one of the easiest recipes to make. Recipe of the Mallorcan “coca” with trampó Ingredients It is very important that all the ingredients are…

Coca mallorquina de pimientos
Gastronomy

Mallorcan peppers coca

The Mallorcan coca with roasted red peppers is very tasty, but, it gives so much work that I used to wait for some relative to make it. However, since I…

La coca mallorquina
Gastronomy

La “coca” mallorquina

The coca mallorquina, like other foods, acquires its raison d’être when it is surrounded by diners. People who, for many reasons, get together to taste, share and enjoy. Mediterranean environment…

Dying of success in Mallorca
Gastronomy

Dying of success in Mallorca

The phrase “Dying of success in Mallorca” may seem strange. Sometimes the promotion of a product is so successful that it is counterproductive.   Dying of success in Mallorca, the…

The olive oil of our grand parents
Gastronomy

The olive oil of our grandparents

The olive oil of our grandparents – memories of my childhood I remember when I was a kid, how I liked a “pa amb oli” with the strong-flavored olive oil…

Ro
Gastronomy

Ron Amazona a traditional Mallorcan drink

Ron Amazona a traditional Mallorcan drink obtained through artisan processes The cane alcohol will be macerated in selected fruits from Mallorca for 12 months and cane alcohol and caramelized sugar…

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