The gastronomy of Peralada is follows a classical tradition that turns it into the perfect representative of the cuisine from the region of Ampurdan. Fish and seafood, cooked in multiple ways come from the shores of the region. From, the interior vegetable gardens, fruits and vegetables are used to prepare specialties such as the sanfaina. Some other great ingredients are produced, for example the Apple of Girona with I.G.P..
Regarding the meats, the most consumed ones are the chicken, duck and lamb, the calf and the pork. With the meat of this last one some embutidos (sausage) are made, like the sweet butifarra. Also, in Peralada the wines Empordà and Cava are produced, both with D.O. and perfect to serve with a varied and traditional food. During the month of October the village celebrates the Muestra Gastronomica Empordanesa, one of the biggest culinary events of the region, when the inhabitants try to show the value of the local products and the restaurants from Peralada, a part of advertise them to the world.