In Costa da Morte you can enjoy one of the most varied and highest quality gastronomy in the Iberian Peninsula with both meat of all kinds and sea products due to its seafaring tradition.
Barnacle is the king of gastronomy in Costa da Morte since it is here where the best barnacles in the world are born, especially in Roncudo Cape, in Corme (Ponteceso)
Razor Shell is another major product and it has got its own gastronomic feast in Fisterra.
Crabs, Spider crabs and lobsters are also famous in Costa da Morte.
Galician-style octopus with a side dish of Galician potatoes and paprika is one of the most famous dishes in our gastronomy.
Costa da Morte is not only shellfish. You can also try "caldeirada de pescado" which is a typical Galician boiled fish dish.
During summer, roasted sardines are one of the most popular dishes in our coast. They are in fact the protagonists in the festivities of Saint John, which are celebrated on the 24th of June in many towns around Costa da Morte.
Costa da Morte has got some of the finest meats in Galicia. Tripe is one of the most valued meat dishes in the region.
The Galician stew par excellence is made of shoulder of pork with turnip top, potatoes and spicy pork sausage. It is a typical dish during the winter season.
Padron peppers. There's a saying in Galicia which goes as follows: "uns pican e outros non" It means that some of them are spicy while others are not. You will not know which ones are spicy and which ones are not until you try them!
Galician crepes are typical in our gastronomy, they are usually cooked during Carnival.
Galician pie is typical all around Galicia. It is very popular in parties and religious pilgrimages. It is made with different ingredients coming from different parts of Galicia.
Enjoying the different Galician wines is a great pleasure for all of those who are keen on gastronomy. In Galicia we have five different wines with designation of origin.
It is not rare after a Galician celebration with a good meal to be offered a shot of coffee liquor.
The most popular and special of Galician drinks is, without a doubt, queimada. It is made in a mud pot with moonshine, sugar and lemon peel. It is set in fire and, at the same time, it is tossed with a ladle. Then a spell is recited while the flames arise.
Among the most popular gastronomic feasts you can find: