Baleariac Islands

Centuries old olive, almond and fig trees provide abundantly for the chefs here.

21 Apr 2010
 

BALEARIC ISLANDS

The most important of these islands are Majorca, Minorca, Ibiza, Formentera, and Cabrera, and they are amongst the most contradictory on earth.

There is the fashionable Ibiza and her wild nights, the equally fashionable Majorca with her peaceful Sierra de Tramuntana mountain range and the countryside, almost thick with the scent of lavender and thyme.

Centuries old olive, almond and fig trees provide abundantly for the chefs who are lucky enough to live on the island, and to mark the eras of poverty, the red sobrasada sausage and cabbage soup fit for kings.

Majorca’s sun dried tomatoes, aubergines and olives make for incredible summer and winter dishes, and the famous black pigs are turned into the sobrasada sausages (the national sausage of the island

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