Gastronomía

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...

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...

The star products of Ibizan cuisine are undoubtedly the fish and seafood that fishermen catch with their nets and gear. Less often, however, reference is made to the extraordinary quality of cephalopod molluscs, which are an essential part of the island's marine recipes. With them, such emblematic dishes as octopus frita or squid stuffed with sobrasada, which is the Pitiuso sausage...

Although in Es Torrent we develop an eminently marine cuisine, we must recognize that Ibiza also has a long tradition of meat production, which generates exquisite products linked to self-consumption that has characterized Ibizan homes for centuries. Livestock has always existed in the island's country houses. Although cows were always the exception in Ibiza, milk was obtained from goats and sheep,...

Who has never eaten "navajas" (razor-shells)? At Es Torrent we love Galician dishes and they are prepared in different ways, although preferably grilled, with a light garlic and parsley dressing. This shellfish, also called Ensis, is a type of bivalve mollusk in the Pharidae family. It receives its popular name, razor, because of the enormous resemblance that its shell has...