Because of the hot climate Fuerteventura's cuisine is quite simple and yet extremely tasty. Obviously the most common food is fish which is generally served up with locally produced sauces and flavorings. A lot of dishes served are centuries old such as 'gofio amasado' this is made from a doughy mixture of gofio (like a grain flour) water, milk, broth, potatoes, honey and wine. This is then served in a leather or fabric bag called a 'zurron'. Other local dishes include:- Papas arrugadas- small unpeeled potatoes steamed with lots of salt until the skin becomes wrinkled and served with a hot 'mojo' sauce. Fish dishes incude:- Sea bass Cazon con mojo Parrot fish or vieja Sea bream Tunafish Sword fish Shark
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