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  • Olive Oil from Majorca.

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    …(Balearic Islands) Olive tree cultivation and the consumption of Olive Oil have a long tradition on Majorca. This fact brought about the recent recognition of the Protected Denomination of Origin. It is Extra Virgin Oliv…

  • Majorca almonds.

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    …(Balearic Islands) Almonds are a purely Mediterranean product. They are an important fruit for the Balearic economy and for the islands' agriculture and are mainly used for making sweets. The Roman Empire was a great con…

  • Aubergine.

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    …(Balearic Islands) Originally from India and introduced into Spain by the Arabs, it is grown above all in the Mediterranean. The aubergine is a fleshy fruit, round or cylindrical in shape, whose colour ranges between gre…

  • Majorcan Ensaimada.

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    …(Balearic Islands) The ensaimada is a typical spiral shaped pastry from the Balearic Islands, specifically from the Island of Majorca. It was described by Josep Plá as 'the lightest, airiest and most delicate confectione…

  • Gin from Minorca.

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    …(Balearic Islands) This liquor, obtained from the juniper berries of Minorca, is a cross between the British gin and the Mediterranean spirit. Its origins date back to the colonial period (18th century), which the island…

  • Cheese from Mahón.

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    …(Balearic Islands) Also known as 'Minorcan' cheese, this fresh cheese is made on the Balearic Islands with raw or pasteurised cow's milk from the Frisian, 'Mahonesa' or 'Minorcan', and/or the Alpine Brown breeds. Small a…

  • Sobrasada.

    Gastronomy | Products

    …(Balearic Islands) Sobrasada, a Majorcan sausage, is a typical Spanish Mediterranean product. There are many recipes that use this sausage. The origins of sobrasada are uncertain. Some sources insist that the Romans intr…

  • Ibiza herb liqueur.

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    …(Balearic Islands) This drink has been made by Ibizan peasants for more than 200 years. The manufacturing process was fairly rudimentary and each family had its own method. At the end of the 19th century, industrial prod…

  • Palo liqueur.

    Gastronomy | Products

    …(Balearic Islands) The drinking of Palo liqueur is quite widespread in the Balearic Islands. A glass of this drink served cold, with a few drops of lemon and gin, is an excellent aperitif and a good stimulant for the app…

  • Majorcan herb liqueur.

    Gastronomy | Products

    …(Balearic Islands) Spirit-based drink based on herbs normally drunk by the inhabitants of the island of Majorca after dinner or on very cold mornings. The origin of this drink is rather unclear. It is probable that it go…


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