Gastronomie in Fuerteventura

Gastronomie in Fuerteventura

The Canary cuisine of Fuerteventura has to offer a lot of flavours, colours, aromas and textures. Mediterranean nuances give the typical style of the plates a special emphasis. It is caracterized by fresh fish, sea food, goat cheese and other agricultural products grown on the island.

The Canary cuisine of Fuerteventura has to offer a lot of flavours, colours, aromas and textures. Mediterranean nuances give the typical style of the plates a special emphasis. It is caracterized by fresh fish, sea food, goat cheese and other agricultural products grown on the island.

Among the meat plates which are prepared with many different kinds of meat, strikes the preperation of goat meat, e.g. grilled or as goulash. The domestic goat ist not only an important meat producer but also delivers the milk for the elaboration of the typical goat cheese which is much appreciated by everyone and has won a lot of prices in different competitions. It may be elaborated in several ways which can include up to 15% of sheep milk, oil, peppers and gofio.

Last but not least the vegetables play an important role in the cuisine of Fuerteventura, too. A special enjoyment are the typical stews (portajes, pucheros) which can be based on lentils (portaje de lentejas), on different kinds of vegetables (portaje de verduras) or on cress (portaje de berros). For dessert you may choose between rice pudding, milk rice, cheese cake, bienmesabe (typical almond dessert) and other sweet meals.

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