Eating Out in Caleta de Fuste - What to Eat in Caleta de Fuste?




Eating out in Caleta de Fuste is fantastic. Holidaymakers may find variety of cafes and restaurants in Caleta de Fuste along the beautiful coastline and promenade area of Caleta de Fuste and enjoy the local cuisine, traditional tapas, international dishes and fresh seafood. The traditional cuisine of Fuerteventura is mostly based on simple dishes prepared from goat meat, fish and the fruits. Seafood and fresh fish is one of the best dishes and popular ones include swordfish, octopus and sea bass. Fuerteventura is also very famous with its goat cheese.


The most common dishes of Caleta de Fuste and the municipality of Antigua include potaje or stews that is prepared with a base of pulses, potatoes and vegetables; el rancho (a hearty stew); los caldos (broths); baifo (kid goat); goat meat; different kinds of fresh fish; seafood like octopus, cuttlefish, limpets, mussels, crab and squid and papas arrugadas (wrinkled potatoes) with mojo (Canary Islands sauce); Sancocho (boiled salted fish) with potatoes and gofio dough (made from ground cereals). Popular desserts include fresh local fruit, dried figs, porretas (dried prickly pears), asfrangollo (a milk dessert with raisins and almonds), fachenda and gofio mousse.The most common sauces are the mojos, either red or green.

The municipality of Antigua is a great place to experience and enjoy the tastes, smells and textures of the natural products of Fuerteventura. Cheeses (El Abuelo Benigno, El Taro and Las Pocetas) and milk of the island is very popular and tasty together with liqueurs, butter and garlic cheese. The municipality of Antigua is home to variety of great artisanal cheese factories and some of them are open to visitors.

Aloe vera is the other popular product of the region which is used to make juices, soft drinks, a wide range of cosmetics like creams, gels, shampoos and lotions. You may observe aloe vera products being made live in Verde Aurora and Savimax.

Virgin olive oil is the next popular local product from the olive trees of the Arbequina, Hojiblanca, Picual and Verdial. You may also taste and buy the mojo sauces, typical jams like prickly pear, breads, artisanal sweets and pastries, all kinds of vegetables, spices and decorative plants, fish products and salt from the Salinas del Carmen saltpans.

You may find all the products from the local shops, on the estates like Verde Aurora and Savimax, at the Fuerteventura Cheese Museum and in Fuerteferia in Caleta de Fuste industrial estate. As for eating out in FuerteventuraCorralejo is the best holiday town for dining and eating out with its quality restaurants. The restaurants in Corralejo are a bit cheaper than the other holiday destinations in Fuerteventura.

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