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...
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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...
July 07, 2019
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Grilled Limpets or Lapas can be found in many restaurants on Fuerteventura, they are usually served with with green mojo sauce, and fresh rolls. Simple, fresh...
May 05, 2018
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Many herbs and spices are available in the shops in Fuerteventura, both fresh, and in packets, and containers, sometimes it can be difficult to find what you want unless...
October 01, 2016
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Papas Arrugardas is a very popular potato dish found all over Fuerteventura. The small wrinkly potatoes originally cooked in sea water, and still are in some places, are served...
October 01, 2016
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Pimientos de Padron are often served in Fuerteventura, these are special kind of pepper which are quite small, and not hot like chillies. Cooked in olive oil and sprinkled...
October 01, 2016
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Queso asado is a toasted sandwich, wait though this sandwich is filled generously with local smoked goats cheese and drizzled with mojo roja or mojo verde traditional Canarian sauces....
May 05, 2018
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Queso Majorero or Fuerteventura Cheese is produced from the milk of majorera goat in the six municipalities of Fuerteventura. The outer surface is sometimes coated with...
April 08, 2018
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Ropa Vieja is a Canarian stew, often served on Fuerteventura. Translated it means Old Clothes, which doesn't sound to appetising but this rustic, humble dish is delicious. ...
August 20, 2016
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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...
October 01, 2016
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Tortilla also known as a Spanish omelette but not so appealing sounding is a main food staple in Fuerteventura. Originally potatoes are mixed with eggs then fried. There are...
October 08, 2018
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The prickly pear is a species of cactus (Opuntia ficus-indica) thought to have originated in Mexico, in Fuerteventura the fruit is called tunos. Beneath the thorns...
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