Gastronomía

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...

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...

We have already determined in previous posts that there are three outstanding varieties of large fish native to Ibiza: red scorpionfish, John Dory and grouper. To these we may add a fourth variety, just as delicious – some even prefer it – but less known because it is scarcer and therefore not always featured on restaurant menus: dentex or “déntol”...