If you want to know what to eat in Navas del Marques we recommend the torreznos-with patatas meneás or revolconas, called the pote navero-, the morcilla- with locally made onion- or the loin- pickled with a slice of bread. The chuleton de Avila, spectacular part of the juicy grilled Avila meat with I.G.P., is one of the famous specialties within this area, usually accompanied with a side of potatoes.
In addition to the potato stews with rabbit, cod, potatoes or sausage; the Castile soup isn’t bad with bread seasoned with garlic and paprika, a poached egg and ham. Navas del Marques is located in a pine forest where you can find a variety of mushrooms. In 2013, they celebrated the Jornadas Gastronómicas de Setas y Recetas for the first time and, due to its success, now they celebrate three festivals throughout the year. During a weekend in March De Tapas por Las Navas: Jornadas de Puchero y Mantaza takes place and the establishments offer stews in the morning and game meat in the afternoon. In July, during the fiestas patronales, they celebrate De Tapas por las Navas, with a tapas competition and in the fall, coinciding with the mushroom harvest, Micotapas takes place.
Navas del Marques also offers two types of sweets: the mantecados and the bollos de leche con anís. The first is a dessert made from butter, sugar and almonds that is normally enjoying around Christmas. The bollos de leche is a soft crumbly cake with a light aniseed flavor.