The gastronomy of Elche, Santa Pola, Crevillente, and Baix Vinalopó is a delicious fusion of Mediterranean tradition and Arab culture. Typical dishes of the area are characterized by the use of fresh and quality ingredients such as vegetables, nuts, fish, and seafood. Among the most representative dishes of the area are arroz con costra, caldereta de pescado, caracoles a la llauna, michirones, and Elche’s famous pastel.
In the Santa Pola area, the rich seafood cuisine stands out, with dishes made with fresh seafood such as sea bream, octopus, cuttlefish, and red tuna. Some of the most representative dishes in the area are caldereta de pescado, arroz con sepia y ajos tiernos, and salt cod. Additionally, you can’t miss the opportunity to taste the famous savory cocas of Santa Pola, made with fresh and natural ingredients.
In summary, the gastronomy of Elche, Santa Pola, Crevillente, and Baix Vinalopó is a delicious display of the cultural and gastronomic richness of the area, and is one more attraction for gastronomic tourism enthusiasts.