The gastronomic tradition of the Tropical Coast
counts on fish.
Variety of restaurants in the towns along the coast offer
popular dishes such as assorted grilled fish, seafood stews with rice and
potatoes, zarzuela de marisco (a medley of seafood), pickled fish, dried octopus
and charcoalgrilled sardines on a skewer.
The beachside bars known as chiringuitos offer fresh fish straight from the local wharf markets that are
used to make the famous delicious mixed fried fish called pescaíto frito.
inland towns, migas (seasoned fried bread crumbs), poultry or pork
products are the popular dishes. Fresh fruit is the most popular and favorite of
the the Tropical Coast.
Mangoes, bananas, avocados, cherimoya fruit, papayas and
guavas are very popular. As for the desserts, Arab-inspired desserts such as Torta real that is made with sugar and almonds and cazuela mohina are some of
the popular desserts. The fruity wines produced in the inland towns are also