Montefrío is an old town declared National Historic-Artistic Complex. At lunchtime in Montefrío we find an Andalusian cuisine dominated by pork meat and excellent local olive oil. You can start with the asparagus gazpacho (which is a gazpacho to which are added some asparagus previously washed, cut and cooked, once they are cold). In the streets of Montefrío you can also find other dishes such as anchovy soup, arroz caldoso and sirloin or loin of turron (variant of the latter which is sometimes found as a tapa). The meat to the orza is a canned conserved with the meat of the fried pork to very slow fire in its own butter and with a mixture of lemon and a wide variety of spices according to each house (clove, pepper, carnation oregano …) ; the product is then placed in a daggerboard, from which it takes its name.
One of the best known dishes to eat in Montefrío are the brains at mojeteo; It is a simple recipe: cooked brains, with the virgin olive oil of the area, fried eggs and salt. To finish the lunch hour in Montefrío, you can savor the wonderful montefrieños sweets, among which are the curd and custard (in some cases made with almonds) or the well-known chocolate croquettes.