Ibiza is a destination that, due to the number of tourists that visit it, doubles its restaurants in summer to meet the expectations and tastes of all its visitors.  After an intense season comes winter and many of these places close. However, that does not mean that all of who remain in this paradise have no other options.

During the autumn and winter months there is a wide gastronomic offer with an incredible variety of special dishes for this slightly colder season. Below, we present some of the most traditional dishes of Ibiza food, ideal for a winter full of flavor…

Arroz de Matanzas

This is a dish that is prepared based on pork ribs, chicken, sirloin, pork loin, rice, onion, red pepper, tomato, garlic, mushrooms and some spices. It is given the name of “Matanza”, which is due to the fact that in medieval times it was customary to slaughter pigs in December in order to take full advantage of their meat and fill the pantry with sausages.

Guisat de ternera

Guisat is especially enjoyed for raising the temperature a little during the winter. It is classic stew and forceful as well as very ibizan. It consists mainly of beef, potatoes, peas, green beans, peppers and carrots.

Frita de pulpo

There is no way that on an island the SEA is missing!

The fried octopus with ibicenca is one of the most representative preparations; it is usually found easily in most of the restaurants on the island. This delicious dish consists of garlic, onion, green peppers, large potatoes, laural, salt, pepper, olive oil, sweet peppers and of course… OCTOPUS!!


El Flaó is a special island cake that is usually taken for both meals and celebrations. Its main ingredients are lemon, sugar, pastry flour, egg, salt, anise, olive oil ONLY FOR THE DOUGH…

The filling that is the most delicious part for the palate is composed of egg, sugar, grated cheese, good herb and cheese cheese and more cheese… all these easy-to-find ingredients to prepare in the comfort of the home.


To close with gold clasp a sweet dish…

This preparation is ideal to finish an amazing meal or perhaps also to take as a snack. The greixonera is made from the well-known ensaimadas; the key is that these ensaimadas have several days of preparation and then mix them with milk, eggs, sugar, cinnamon and lemon.