Crowned by its impressive castle, dominating the Merindades region, the medieval village of Frias holds great cultural richness. If you love roasts, you will find cochinillo (suckling pig) y cordero asado (suckling lamb) roasted in firewood ovens and on restaurant menus in Frias. Game meat is also common during the hunting season, mainly deer and boar.
Fish lovers will enjoy the trout from nearby rivers. Regional products have also become popular thanks to their quality, that is the case for morcillas de Burgos (Burgos sausage), lettuce, cheese and also honey. The mycological kitchen in Frias provides an interesting variety of food; this is possible thanks to the variety of mushrooms that can be found in this town during the humid fall months. And lastly, let’s not forget the home-made pastries that can be eaten in Frias: sobaos (sponge cakes) and pastas de mantequilla (known as ‘italianas’). Additionally, the typical Burgos dessert, the postre del abuelo (consisting of cheese with honey).