Maria the mallorcan olive and her marvellous food page
I am very important because in Mallorca, I'm used to make olive oil. Why is this important? Well, it's one of the most important parts of the Mediterranean diet.
You can find me
everywhere! On salads, on bread and in most dishes. I give everything a good taste.
Why is olive oil healthy?
Well, it can help you live longer and better.
One of the best places to find me is in one of the many fresh food
markets in Mallorca. Although there are supermarkets on our
island, most people go to markets to get fruit, vegetables, fish and
I think that perhaps the best example of our markets is the one in
Sineu. That's because it is over 700 years old and it has a long
tradition. You can still see many typical tradesmen there like
knife-makers as well as local farmers who bring their fresh produce to
After shopping in the market, the best way to finish is to go and eat
one of our typical dishes where olive oil is always the star of the