The sunny and warm Mediterranean island of Majorca is famed for its white sand beaches, medieval landmarks and luxurious hotels, attracting a large number of tourists each year. Being a part of Spain though gives it the unavoidable and oh so tasty feat of also having a great cuisine! Since holidays in Majorca never last long enough, we have compiled 5 of the essential local dishes and produce that you absolutely have to try when you visit! Most of the treats on offer can also be brought back home for refreshing your memory of your holidays in Majorca!
Amongst the most famous produce of Majorca is Maó cheese. Resembling parmesan or grana Padano with its hard texture and spicyness, it is used widely in a variety of local dishes as its spicy flavours combine well with pasta, rice or vegetable dishes. If you are a foodie or wine enthusiast, be sure to bring some back home as it is a perfect assortment to the richness of flavours provided by Balearic wines when served traditionally, sprinkled with some pepper, tarragon and olive oil.