The best-known dishes of Antequera are :
A dish based on bread, tomato and pepper that is eaten in summer
A dessert known as bienmesabe:
It is made from white of egg and syrup, both quite delicious at any time of the year.
Then there are the molletes, bread rolls that are usually eaten for breakfast with meat or olive oil.
At Christmas time the people of Antequera like to eat the
mantecados, a type of cookie made with olive oil, and the
traditionally-made alfajores, puff pastries.