Archive for 'Local Product'

An even more authentic sobrasada

An even more authentic sobrasada

The local breed of pig, called ‘porc negre eivissenc’, was much appreciated in olden times for its capacity to adapt to the environment due to its rusticity, but over time it lost ground when other breeds [...]

A delicacy in a jar

A delicacy in a jar

There is some controversy around the etymological origin of the word “marmalade”. Two trends can be considered: the Latin one, and the Anglosaxon one. The latter, which is accepted by the Spanish Royal Language Academy, states [...]

Time to sow

Time to sow

Countryfolk know very well that February is pretty unpredictable. This second month of the year is very similar to January, and while the days do become longer, February also comes full of surprises: cold, rain or [...]

Sea salt: flavour of the sea for good health

Sea salt: flavour of the sea for good health

Did you know that sea salt is recommended especially to those who wish to care for their health, or who suffer from obesity, water retention and even heart disease? Sea salt and table salt are two [...]

This Christmas, think locally

This Christmas, think locally

The Christmas festivities are approaching and with them the extra costs this period inevitably entails. We will all, to a greater or lesser degree, be unable to resist an indulgence in the shopping trolley or as [...]

Developing local products in Ibiza. How to be competitive by cooperating

Developing local products in Ibiza. How to be competitive by cooperating

In all markets, competition is necessary in order to contain the prices and the quality of products. When it comes to pricing, however, local products, especially in Ibiza, face huge barriers when entering the market, due [...]

Rice and fish: a sea of possibilities…

Rice and fish: a sea of possibilities…

Perhaps it is the variety and quality of the fish from our waters or one of those cooking tips known only to a few, but the truth is that paella tastes better in Ibiza… Have you [...]

Imagining salt

Imagining salt

Christened as the white gold of Ibiza, our precious salt is one of the most distinguished local products of the Pitiusas Islands. The historical Ibiza salt flats have been providing us with salt since ancient times [...]

Mmm … Relishing the cheeses of Ibiza

Mmm … Relishing the cheeses of Ibiza

If you live in the Pitiuses, or are one of the many tourists visiting us at this time, you must try the delicate and delicious world of Ibiza cheese: goat’s, sheep’s and cow’s cheese, cheese with [...]

Olive oil, Ibiza’s liquid gold!

Olive oil, Ibiza’s liquid gold!

In Ibiza we are lucky to have an asset of incalculable value for the island’s inhabitants. An asset that is not measured so much in its dividends for Ibiza’s economy, which are surely growing all the [...]

Hierbas Ibicencas: a very healthy shot!

Hierbas Ibicencas: a very healthy shot!

Locals, residents, tourists, celebrities and non-celebrities: who hasn’t had a shot of Hierbas Ibicencas at some time after a meal? You’ll realise how good you feel after drinking them, after perhaps heavy meal, of which there [...]

Ibiza: A Paradise of Fruits and Vegetables!

Ibiza: A Paradise of Fruits and Vegetables!

Have you ever experienced going to buy vegetables straight from an Ibicenco farmer? It’s very easy to find farmers who have set up a small stand next to their farm in which they sell their own [...]

From farmer’s wine to the world’s best restaurant!

From farmer’s wine to the world’s best restaurant!

From 7th century B.C. Phoenician times up until today’s emerging wine industry, Ibiza has a long and deeprooted wine-making tradition. Perhaps you have heard of the famous “Sant Mateu Wine Festival”, which is held every December [...]

How lucky we are!

How lucky we are!

The recent recognition of Ibizan extra virgin olive oil at London’s prestigious international culinary contest “Great Taste 2013” or the first prize awarded to an Ibizan producer in the Llubí (Mallorca) Balearic honey competition are examples [...]