The region preserves a rich and tasty cuisine. The predominant flavours are the ones of the tasty and healthy Mediterranean food. There are several dishes that make this region one reach in flavour like the gaspacho, açorda and bread with chicken, lamb with peas, wild rabbit seasoned with wine and a wide variety of soups.
The regional sweets are made from honey, carob, figs and almonds, and you can also enjoy the typical tender almonds of São Brás de Alportel. Honey, medronho brandy and locust liqueur are the best friends of the Monte da Ribeira´s visitors.