• Gibraltar traditions and customs

    What traditions and customs are there in Gibraltar? The rock of Gibraltar has been disputed between the Spanish and the English for centuries. Here we briefly review what their customs and traditions are. Food and economy Food in daily life The food is a British-Mediterranean mix with strong roots in Spanish, Italian, English and Jewish cuisine. There are no general food taboos within the different religious groups. Eating Customs on Ceremonial Occasions La Calentita, a chickpea tart of Genoese origin, is the national dish. Basic Economy Until recently, the local economy depended on the military economy and smuggling (mainly tobacco).…

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