Mallorca´s gastronomy is known for its rich variety, this is the result of past cultures and traditions of the different societies who have inhabited the island throughout history. The typical dishes of the island combine from staple foods such as vegetables, grown in the most fertile areas of Mallorca; all kinds seafood offered by the Mediterranean Sea; meats with special predilection for pork ( animal which was formerly essential because it provided Mallorcan families with food for the whole year and from which the star product “sobrassada” is made). Among the most popular dishes we have to mention are; “el frit”, “tumbet”, “arroz brut” “pa amb oli”, “sopas mallorquinas”. Ingredients of great tradition in Mallorca´s gastronomy are; olive oil, almonds and wine. These ingredients are reflected in the landscape of the island by the almond groves that bloom in February or the beautiful areas of olive groves and the beautiful vineyards. Liquors like “hierbas”, taken after meals for its digestive properties, or “palo”, taken as an appetizer, are liquors that characterize the Mallorcan gastronomy.
The pastries impress visitors. Perhaps the most popular outside the island is the “ensaimada” but there are several other pastries worth mentioning like; “panades”, “crespells” “rubiols” that are made in Easter. All the Pollensa area you can enjoy the serra de Tramuntana views, offers its visitors a wide range of Mallorcan cuisine to enjoy a overall complete holiday. Especially Hotel Cala Sant Vicenç hotel, adults only in Mallorca offer the Restaurant Cavall Bernat in which you may enjoy the exquisite Mediterranean cuisine. Besides this gastronomic hotel sympathizes with the international slow movement, offering its customers seasonal local products grown in a respectful manner for the environment. The Hotel Cala Sant Vicenç promotes the enjoyment of gastronomy in a very relaxed manner to make the pleasure of eating a unique experience for the senses.