Food & Drinks

Must-Try Traditional Food in Palma

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The city of Palma is all about enjoying your life. People come here to spend some relaxed time enjoying the sun and the sea. The city is a perfect spot to have a fun-filled vacation.

Let us now have a quick review of the traditional food in Palma de Mallorca-

1) Sobrasada

The Sobrasada is a speciality of the Balearic Islands and is made with pork, salt, paprika and a variety of other spices. Prepared during the traditional autumn and winter pig slaughter ritual which is celebrated in matança.

2) Botifarra

The Botifarra is another type of sausage which is one of the most important parts of the Catalan cuisine. It is not easily available in Palma, but if you do get a chance to sample it, do not miss.

3) Pamboli

The Pamboli are traditional Mallorca bread sandwiches made with brown bread, ramallet tomatoes, olive oil, and salt, topped with jamón or cheese according to the preferences.

4) Ensaimada

Ensaimada with Coffee
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The Ensaimada’s are the famous pastries from the Mallorca region and are available in varieties depending on the type of fillings. You can get Ensaimada filled with chocolate, cream, fruit or just sugar.

5) Bunyols

Made with boiled potatoes, eggs, yeast and flour, the Bunyols are mostly seasonal and are available only in autumn. Fried and served sugar-coated, will certainly melt pamper your tastebuds.

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