Alcantara is known and recognized in the international culinary world by the famous cookbook that French soldiers took to France during the War of Independence.
Since 1996, held in Alcantara Traditional Slaughter, to remember the old family killings, which formerly were being made in all Extremadura homes to stock up on food throughout the year.
Medieval and traditional market where you can taste and I acquired local products such as cheeses, wines, hams, sausages, honey, ...
Gastronomic event which aims to recover the tradition of eating ”snails” by the Feast of San Pedro de Alcántara
The Mormentera is a typical sweet Alcantara of Arab origin. It has a crescent shape and a filler called ”arajú” formed by honey and almonds, making it an exquisite sweet.
As in most villages of Extremadura is celebrated Burial of the Sardine to fire Don Carnal and usher in Doña Lent.