Author: Xescu

Since last May, the first centenary of the Fishermen's Guild of Ibiza and Formentera is being celebrated, whose members we have to thank for the extraordinary genre that we use as the basis for our seafood dishes. This entity, which began as Pósito de Pescadores, was the first association formed by professionals from the guild. Its purpose was to bring together...

If two posts ago we told the story of the church of es Cubells, one of the most recent in rural Ibiza, this time we want to stop at Sant Josep, one of the largest on the island, also very close to Es Torrent. Like so many other island temples, it was not built in a village, but in a...

If there is one sector that evolves favorably in the countryside in Ibiza, it is that of organic farming, which produces an increasing number of healthy products of the highest quality. In 2021, this sector generated sales of 1,37 million euros and provided employment to about 370 people in Ibiza and Formentera, more than half of them fixed. Half of the...

A short distance from es Torrent, on top of the cliffs of es Cubells, awaits one of the most recent and striking temples in Ibiza. Although its size is smaller than many others, the spectacularity of its location is unparalleled. From the back of the oratory, where the parish house is located, awaits a superb viewpoint that allows you to...

To understand Ibiza it is essential to know its history. Phoenicians, Punics, Romans, Byzantines, Vandals, Arabs and Christians have dominated it over the centuries. The island has been inhabited since the year 5,000 BC, although it was not until the arrival of the Phoenicians in the 8th century BC that it became a strategic enclave in the Mediterranean. At that...

One of the essential gastronomic experiences of the summer is to enjoy the melon that is grown in Ibiza. The particular characteristics of the island soil and the intensity of the sun give this fruit an unusual sweetness and a texture so watery that it is hardly found in other latitudes. In Es Torrent we take advantage of this characteristic...

In the menu of Es Torrent we usually offer sea snails, an exquisite bite, which we prepare very carefully since it is a delicate product that requires the right cooking. The most common variety we offer is the so-called horn (Boccinum undatum), which has a large shell, about 6 or 7 centimeters, although from time to time we also receive...