The Question: Espetos—skewered, fire-cooked fish—are a local delicacy in Málaga. What type of fish is enjoyed there the most often?
Sardines are the typical fish cooked espeto-style. The cuisine is so ingrained in the Málaga culture that the United Nations’ Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization has proposed it as a candidate for its ‘intangible cultural heritage’ designation.
The correct answer is Sardines.