Author: Xescu

The municipality of Sant Josep, which occupies the south of Ibiza, is the largest on the island and covers the most kilometers of coastline. Some of the most important beaches are in its territory, such as Ses Salines, Es Cavallet, Platja d'en Bossa or the Platges de Comte. Es Torrent, however, awaits in the area of Es Cubells, which is...

This coming Friday, April 12, Es Torrent inaugurates a new season, which will be the 33rd in our history. For weeks, the restaurant team has been working to have everything in order. The terrace is ready, the suppliers have delivered and we have ordered the best fresh fish on the island, to serve 'bullit de peix', grills, baked fish and...

The fishermen of Ibiza continue to use many of the fishing arts that were already used centuries ago. Currently, there are two brotherhoods –Ibiza capital and Sant Antoni de Portmany–, which total around 80 members. They fish on board 6 trawlers and 55 smaller crafts (the traditional llaüts). The minor arts have as preferred activity fishing with nets, which according to...

Since ancient times, ibizans have collected the honey that the bees produce with the pollen they collect from the flowers of the forest and the field. Formerly, this sweet nectar was an essential food for families, as it complemented the diet and offered a remarkable ingredient for the preparation of desserts or to enjoy it simply with a piece of...

When summer is rainy and autumn kicks off with a cold snap, it’s only a matter of weeks before wild mushrooms start popping up. The Pitiusan Islands (Ibiza and Formentera taken together) are home to several coveted species, prompting devoted mushroom seekers to head to the woods, basket in hand. While mushroom hunting is a fine way to enjoy the...

The menu at Es Torrent is comprised primarily of sea-based dishes made from the best that local waters have to offer. Most of our dishes are traditional recipes, passed down from generation to generation and reinvented by our chefs who add their personal touch according to their own culinary experience. In this blog, however, we are going to distill the...