The island of Ibiza will be hosting one of October's main gastronomic events when it celebrates the Red Mullet Festival and the Autumn Fish Fair organised by the Consell d'Eivissa, Ibiza Town Council, the Ibiza Fishereman's Guild and Ibiza and Formentera Association of Small and Medium Enterprises (PIMEEF) and the Port Authority.
He grew up among kitchen ranges and ovens and although many call him Alfredo after the restaurant, Juan Riera, or “Juanito de Ca n’Alfredo” to his friends, is the son of restauranteurs and whose mother was a great cook.
The watchtowers that tell the story of Ibiza’s culture and history can be visited at various points of the island. Some of these towers are adjacent to Ibiza’s best-known beaches and form part of the coastal defence system set up by the Spanish Crown from the 16th to the 18th centuries.
It is said that the absence of snakes inspired the ancient Carthaginians to name the island Ibiza, in honour of the Egyptian god Bes, as this deity had the power to protect itself from all kinds of venomous animals.
There are many famous emblematic buildings the length and breadth of Ibiza, which are a testament to its culture, history and tradition and which are firmly embedded in their surroundings, geography, climate and customs.