Local dishes, produce and recipes of Fuerteventura

The gastronomy of Fuerteventura is known for its authenticity. Many of the ingredients are native to the island such as the Queso Majorero. This is Fuerteventura’s famous award winning goats’ cheese, it is important to the economy, and has won a number of prizes in a variety of competitions. Since 1996 it has had denominación de origen (designation of origin – DO.) It is smooth, rich, and creamy; a favourite of both natives and visitors. Incidentally, the term Majorero refers to that which is native to Fuerteventura, this includes the people, natives are commonly referred to as Majoreros, and you will frequently come across this word during your stay on the island.

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May 05, 2018
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The local goat meat on Fuerteventura is amazing and can be found in many restaurants. Order cabrito al horno, roasted goat, it's packed with flavour...
May 05, 2018
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Carajacas is a dish for the liver lovers, even non liver lovers could be converted. The beef, or veal liver fillets are marinaded in garlic, olive...
October 01, 2016
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Carne Fiesta, a pork dish is well loved in Fuerteventura especially at fiesta times. Chunks of pork are marinaded in a variety of herbs and spices such as garlic,...
October 01, 2016
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Chopitos, not to be confused with shots of alcohol Chopitos are also known as Puntillas. These are small squid and as such are not rubbery which bigger squid sometimes...
October 01, 2016
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This dish is basically locally caught fish from Fuerteventura waters fried in a batter traditionally served with alioli (garlic mayonaise). This is a very light dish and some places...
October 01, 2016
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Croquetas Caseras are fried croquettes which are often served in Fuerteventura. They come with a variety of fillings including fish, chicken. spinach, and ham, which are mixed with potatoes...
December 06, 2016
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Ensaladilla rusa also known as a russian salad. This recipe is a potatoe based dish originally mixed with tuna, carrots, peas and mayonaise. In Fuerteventura you can experience varied...
October 01, 2016
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Escaldon de gofio is a very traditional food.It is a mixed roasted grain traditionally mixed with fish stock. Depending on your palette this is a like or not like...
December 06, 2016
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In Spanish fish have two different names, when alive they are called peces and when they're being served on a plate they're referred to as pescado. It's not uncommon...
September 16, 2018
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Olive trees can grow quite easily on poor soil, of which there is plenty on Fuerteventura so Olive trees were planted around ten years ago.Olive trees can grow quite...
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Corralejo Flea Market is held every Tuesday and Friday between 09:00 and 14:00 in the Acua Water Park car park (formerly Baku Water Park), Corralejo,...

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December 30, 2019
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Discover the real beauty of Fuerteventura by exploring the wildest and unknown are...
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June 26, 2019
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Feel the warm wind in your hair on a trike tour of Fuerteventura with four options...
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May 13, 2022
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Departing from Corralejo, you will embark on a spectacular 4-hour catamaran trip t...
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Enjoy a comfortable boat trip from Fuerteventura to Lanzarote, travel on or below ...
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Enjoy an amazing private catamaran trip to Lobos Island. Go snorkeling, kayaking, ...
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March 18, 2022
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Enjoy a visit to Fuerteventura’s Oasis Wildlife and become the special guest of th...
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June 09, 2022
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April 18, 2022
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An incredible dune buggy sightseeing tour ideal for friends and families. You can ...
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Cruise from Corralejo to the Lobos Island Natural Park, the lagoons of El Puertito...
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March 18, 2022
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Enjoy a visit to Fuerteventura’s Oasis Wildlife and interact with the enigmatic le...
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April 17, 2022
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Treat the family to a day of fun at Acua Water Park in Corralejo, the only water p...
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April 05, 2022
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Take a half-day trip to the neighbouring Isla de Lobos with a water taxi. You can ...
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Many herbs and spices are available in the shops in Fuerteventura, both fresh, and...
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October 01, 2016
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Escaldon de gofio is a very traditional food.It is a mixed roasted grain tradition...
October 01, 2016
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Carne Fiesta, a pork dish is well loved in Fuerteventura especially at fiesta time...
October 01, 2016
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Chopitos, not to be confused with shots of alcohol Chopitos are also known as Punt...
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The gastronomy of Fuerteventura is known for its authenticity. Many of the ingredi...
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Ropa Vieja is a Canarian stew, often served on Fuerteventura. Translated it means ...
December 06, 2016
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In Spanish fish have two different names, when alive they are called peces and whe...
October 01, 2016
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This dish is basically locally caught fish from Fuerteventura waters fried in a ba...
December 06, 2016
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Ensaladilla rusa also known as a russian salad. This recipe is a potatoe based dis...
July 07, 2019
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Grilled Limpets or Lapas can be found in many restaurants on Fuerteventura, they a...
October 01, 2016
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Papas Arrugardas is a very popular potato dish found all over Fuerteventura. The s...
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Carajacas is a dish for the liver lovers, even non liver lovers could be converted...

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Grilled Limpets or Lapas can be found in many restaurants on Fuerteventura, they a...
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Carajacas is a dish for the liver lovers, even non liver lovers could be converted...
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Carne Fiesta, a pork dish is well loved in Fuerteventura especially at fiesta time...
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Ensaladilla rusa also known as a russian salad. This recipe is a potatoe based dis...
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Queso asado is a toasted sandwich, wait though this sandwich is filled generously ...
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Escaldon de gofio is a very traditional food.It is a mixed roasted grain tradition...