High-quality natural ingredients form the basis of Plasencia’s gastronomy, with its origins in Extremaduran cuisine.

Typical dishes include: Plasencia-style green beans, sopas canas, pickled potatoes and scrambled eggs.

Extremaduran dishes include: gazpacho, zorongollo, migas, caldereta, morcilla patatera, chanfaina, cochifrito or frite de cordero.

Not forgetting the cheeses, especially Torta del Casar and Queso Ibores.

Among the drinks, the king is wine, and it is essential to try the pitarra wine.

Sweet recipes have also been passed down from generation to generation, including: perrunillas, buñuelos, rosquillas de alfajor, pestiños and mantecados.