Ethnic cuisine of Majorca is justly considered one of the most elaborated ones in the world. Each gastronomy creation of local cooks is a genuine masterpiece and all the gourmands of the world will yield to its temptation. Sea foods, pork as well as fresh fruit and vegetables, raised on the local plantations, are put to the heart of popular ethnic dishes. The most popular spice is considered to be garlic, a major part of dishes is cooked with olive oil.
Those wishing to try authentic ethnic dishes should necessarily order soups of local cooking. The soups are cooked of vegetable or meat broth. Many soups are added with small slices of flavored brown bread. The most popular vegetable dish is considered to be tumbet. This is a rich hotpot made of eggplant, fresh tomatoes, potato and pepper. It should be noted that the eggplant is the most widely used vegetables in ethnic cuisine. Expert cooks stuff eggplants with meat, bake them with sea foods and serve these as an accompaniment to meat and fish dishes.
Meat fans will love baked pork llom amb col. The pork is baked in the oven primarily wrapped in cabbage leaves and before serving the meat dish is added with raisins and pine nuts. The same popular dish is roast on the open fire sucking pig “lechona” being a popular treat for festive occasions.