GASTRONOMY IN OROPESA DEL MAR
The gastronomy of Oropesa, is influenced by the Mediterranean diet, where natural products from the garden along with a varied range of seafood are very present in most typical regional dishes.
Among the wide range of seafood, Vinarós king prawns stand out, as well as lobsters, shrimps and mussels. Fish is the most widely used product in Oropesa's cuisine, where gilthead bream and octopus stand out, forming regional dishes such as suquet de peix.
Of course, another very popular food source is rice, this is the protagonist in different dishes presented as paella, rice broth, brown rice, baked rice or black rice.
As for desserts, the best known is the typical “Oropesina”, cooked with almonds and made exclusively in Oropesa del Mar.