Gastronomía

If there is a product from the interior of the island that identifies with Ibiza, it is the almond. Formerly, all farms had a large area of almond trees, whose fruit was collected under the August sun and exported to the peninsula. For many country families, their sale was the most important income at the end of the year. The...

Octopus is one of the traditional ingredients of the cuisine of Ibiza and was once offered in all bars in tapas, accompanied by potatoes and vegetables under the name of "octopus frita". In Es Torrent, prepared in “a la gallega”, with boiled potatoes, sweet paprika and extra virgin olive oil, it is one of the most successful starters to share....

One of the greatest treasures of Ibiza is the old oil mills, which are still preserved in some country houses and, formerly, were launched at this time of year, from October to the end of November. They constitute an archaeological and gastronomic treasure and, with their same structure, cannot be seen anywhere else in Spain. At least two of them...

An important number of our clients consider their visit to Es Torrent as a long day at the beach, which is combined with the possibility of enjoying the Ibizan cuisine that we offer in our restaurant. Many of them rent a hammock, sunbathe, bathe in the crystal clear water of the cove and, when the time comes, enjoy the paella,...

Today the island of Ibiza is considered one of the most prosperous territories of the Mediterranean, thanks to the tourism phenomenon, which began on the island more than half a century ago. However, the reality of the Ibiza in times gone by has nothing to do with the living standards enjoyed by today's Ibizan families. Before Ibiza had a tourism industry,...

They say that the origin of salted fish is to be found in the Dead Sea, where the fish were covered with clay. In any case, this technique, which in Es Torrent we use daily, especially with seabass, is very old and widespread throughout the Mediterranean. The technique consists of covering the fish with a crust of coarse salt before baking...

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...

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...