It is impossible to get enough of Ibiza‘s delicious food. The island is known for its traditional dishes, which are prepared using local ingredients and recipes handed down from generation to generation.
The Ibiza cuisine combines Mediterranean and Spanish cooking styles to create an array of dishes. You can enjoy everything from tapas and paella to traditional dishes like fideuá—a seafood dish made with pasta—and Flaóns.
You can enjoy your favorite food at many restaurants and tapas bars, but if you’re staying at your private villa, and looking to celebrate an occasion with mouthwatering meals, then a private chef can help! They’ll cook your favorite meals while you relax and enjoy them.
Top Ibiza food your private chef can cook
Ibiza is a food lover’s paradise, but some dishes are considered more traditional than others. You can find a private chef in Ibiza who can cook any traditional dish or modern fusion cuisine to give you an authentic taste of the island.
Here’s what a private chef can cook for you:
Flaóns are a dessert that’s popular all over the island. They are filled pastries, usually with cottage cheese, jam and honey. These are perfect if you want to treat yourself and your friends to something special over a cup of afternoon tea.
Greixonera is a kind of bread pudding made from leftover pastries, especially ensaimadas (a type of pastry), and has a custardy texture. This traditional dessert uses leftover pastries or bread. It is mainly made of stale ensaimadas (a kind of pastry) with sugar on top. A classic and always satisfying choice, often accompanied by a dollop of ice cream or cream.
Paella de Marisco
Paella de Marisco is a Spanish dish with flavors traditionally made with rice, shellfish, and vegetables. Your private chef can create an authentic paella to leave your taste buds dancing.
Sofrit Pagés is a traditional Ibiza dish made with a variety of meat, sausages, potatoes, pepper, and artichokes. This traditional stew is usually served with a salad side. This traditional food can be cooked by your private chef and served as part of your private chef service on your luxury villa holiday in Ibiza.
Zarzuela de Mariscos
If you’re in the mood for seafood, Zarzuela is a delicious stew made with scallops, prawns, and a variety of fish, cooked in saffron-flavored stock seasoned with lemon juice.
Bullit de peix
Bullit de peix is a traditional dish in Ibiza that consists of fish stew cooked in fish and vegetable broth and served with a side of rice. It’s simple, flavorful, and filling! With a long history and still a staple in local kitchens, this local favorite is usually served with potatoes, mayonnaise, or aioli to give it a flavorful kick.
After a long day of soaking up the sun, there’s nothing better than digging into this delicious Spanish treat. Orelletes are a traditional Ibizan snack made with just flour, lemon zest, and aniseed – ingredients that can be found in any kitchen! The biscuit has been fried up in oil until golden and then dusted with powdered sugar.
Looking for the best meals prepared by a private chef? Haute Retreats can assist you! We have built excellent relationships with the island’s top chefs.
Our chefs can prepare tapas, paellas, seafood pasta, salads, or even grill some steaks for you! We work with only reputable and professional cooks who will turn your home into an oasis of relaxation and enjoyment while you sit back, relax and enjoy the food they prepare.