"Products of Malaga province" Andalucía Local Custom Tip by pikuu

Andalucía Local Customs: 55 reviews and 63 photos

  Salchichas picantes
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      Salchichas picantes
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  • Dried grapes - raisins - near Corumbela - Andalucía
      Dried grapes - raisins - near Corumbela
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Almonds - the big areas of this region are covered by the almonds plantations. Try the almond cake and buy the almond butter - something similar (consistence) to the peanut butter. Very delicate, good for add in to sweets or even to the cup of milk, but it's not easy to find it in popular shops (I discovered this product in some shop in Competa).

Olive - very well, delicious. For brekafest I don't need something more than fresh bread with aromatic Axarquia olive.

Wine - I like sweet Malaga-style wine made from dried grapes. Stronger than normal and very fruity. Also Competa is a good place to try this specialite (semi-dry, semi-sweet or sweet). In some shops you can taste it before buying.

Garlic soup - I'm not the garlic fan but many people told that Andalusian garlic soup is really delicious.

Fig bread - If you like sweets you will like this local product. It looks like a big sausage - pressed, dried figs are mixed with honey and ingredients. You can slice it and eat like chips. But it is more healthy :)

Salchichas picantes - small fried spicy sausages (this is not typical for Andalusia, but these I tasted here were much more yummy than in other parts of Spain)

Boquerones al vinagre - small grilled fishes in the vinegar. Very good appetizer.

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  • Updated Apr 21, 2009
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