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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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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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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...
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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...
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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...
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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. ...
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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...
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