The best-known dishes of Antequera are:

  • Porra Antequerana: 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.