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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Cabrito al horno or Roasted Goat

Updated May 05, 2018

Carajacas or Liver

Updated May 05, 2018

Carne Fiesta

Updated October 01, 2016

Chopitos

Updated October 01, 2016

Churros de pescado

Updated October 01, 2016

Croquetas Caseras

Updated October 01, 2016

Ensalada rusa

Updated December 06, 2016

Escaldon de Gofio

Updated October 01, 2016

Fish and seafood translation

Updated December 06, 2016

Fuerteventura Olive Oil

Updated September 16, 2018
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