Riogordo is one of the seven municipalities in the Axarquía that make up the Route of Oil and Mountains. Each May, the inhabitants invite you to try one of the specialties that characterize the cuisine of the municipality: snails in broth.
This unique dish is prepared the local way, cooked in its own juices and served with olives and wine ground.
Coinciding with this day, along with a big party enlivened with a parade of street musicians, bands and groups of choir and dance, a cattle fair is installed, which for three days, and following tradition, you can buy and sell all kinds of livestock.
Tourist information: Town Hall, Plaza de la Constitución, 14 (29180). Phone: (+34) 952 732 154 Fax: (+34) 952 732 380
Peel the tomatoes, cut them into pieces, place them in the blender cup along with the garlic clove. Grind until you get a homogeneous cream. Add the bread cut into cubes, grind it, pour a little oil and keep grinding.
porra antequerana process of making
Pass it through a strainer, also called a “chino”, pour a little oil and mix well with a hand stick. Put it in the fridge until its cool.
colador or “chino”
Peel the potatoes, cut into long narrow pieces and fry in a pan with oil. Drain on a plate lined with kitchen paper.
Serve in individual bowls. Add the chopped boiled eggs, ham tacos and a few strips of potatoes. To top it off, add a little more oil.
In the kitchen the extra virgin olive oil becomes true protagonist, giving flavor and aroma to dishes, whether it is used raw in salad dressing as used as an ingredient in some dishes.