Málaga's gastronomy results from the legacy of the different cultures and peoples who have passed through its fertile lands over the course of its history. Culinary influences that draw from Phoenician salted meats and fish, Arabic confectionery and agricultural techniques, and include the Roman traditions of wine-making and conserved fish have defined some unique culinary customs.
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Dishes from Al-Andalus
As the result of a centuries long Arab presence, Malága's confectionery has a noticeable Al-Andalus influence. A clear example of this is the...
The varied orography of Málaga province, added to the different soil compositions, gives rise to an incredible selection of local wines, famed for...
Olive oil culture
Olive varieties including Arbequina, Hojiblanca, Picual, Verdial etc, hundred-year old olive trees and a thousand-year old tradition produce an...
Although this is a traditional dish and each variation comes with its own history, we prefer to stick with the typical version from Antequera. For...
Hearty Eggs (Huevos a lo Bestia)
A real monster of a meal, for the people of Málaga this dish needs no introductions and will leave you feeling more than satisfied. Although the name...
Juicy Rice Stew with Cod
This dish is similar to paella but includes one more essential element: the broth. The essence of this recipe is that the broth won’t be completely...
When winter falls on the province of Málaga, berza malagueña becomes one of the season’s most popular dishes. Nobody will still be hungry after a...
A summer dish due to its freshness that is full of strong and distinctive flavours. A great example of Mediterranean food that allows you to make the...
This is one of the most typical dishes of the province of Málaga and although it appears that it can only be found in the Antequera district, it is...
Ronda-Style Vegetable Stew
‘Menestra’, part of this dish’s Spanish name, comes from Latin and then Italian, and means ‘to serve at the table’. The vegetarian version is known...
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