Gastronomy

Typical Gastronomy

The typical regional cuisine of Chilean Patagonia, is characterized by using the purest and noble products offered by land and sea. These foods are listed as the healthiest and most natural, since the pastures and pure waters free of pesticides and contamination give them the stamp of being hundred percent organic foods.
Magellan gastronomy uses a fusion of typical foods and food introduced in the area, the latter already belong to our local cuisine, because they have been very well adapted to this land, achieving a perfect development in presentation, aroma and quality of the food. In addition to the different and more traditional foods, it is possible to obtain excellent seafood in Magallanes: oysters, king crab, which are prepared in different ways.
The fish are other of the gastronomic riches offered by Magallanes, from its pure waters we obtain excellent pieces of southern hake, sea bass and conger, these fish are prepared, baked or fried with different sauces or simply steamed and reaching the fish flavors and textures unequaled Easy to get the salmon, which is presented in the most diverse ways suggesting smoked, which will delight the most demanding gourmet who visit Magallanes.
Of the meat varieties, we can highlight the controlled use of guanaco and ñandú meat, which is being worked by the region's chefs, in different dishes with international touches, these exotic meats are used in stews, braised, etc.

FRUITS OF THE CHILEAN PATAGONIA
Among the best known fruits is the calafate that belongs to the family of the "BERRIES", but this fruit is unique in this area of ​​the world, offering flavor and color to our preparations.
Tell a legend "HE WHO EATS CALAFATE HAS TO RETURN".

The rhubarb was introduced in Magallanes by the English settlers, managing to adapt in perfect harmony. Rhubarb is an acid fruit, so it is best to consume it and preserve it in some sweetening agent such as sugar. With the rhubarb are made jams, kuchenes, bavarois, mousse and jams.

BEVERAGES OF THE CHILEAN PATAGONIA
This area of ​​the world that is quite cold, makes its people prefer alcoholic beverages of body and strong flavor, one of its traditional drinks is: calafate sour, a mixture of pisco, pineapple juice, sugar flower, lemon, ice and calafate pulp.