El Jardín Menu
- Delicious, wholesome and sustainable
Califa Winter Menu 2018
A warming soup to enjoy in our garden.
The classic Morroccan vegetable & chickpea soup, slightly spicy
Fennel soup with croutons of haloumi cheese
Served chilled or hot
Red lentil soup with fresh mint and paprika
Super salads using the freshest local produce.
Aubergine, black garlic, greek yogurt and chilli with fresh basil, dill and tarragon
A lebanese speciality of parsley, tomato, mint, onion & bulghur wheat.
Roasted aubergines with tomato, onion, mint and pomegrante
Tomato, cucumber, labaneh cheese, black olives and za´atar
Classic starters from the Middle East. Try our mixed plates or fill your table with a bounty of dishes.
Mezze del Califa -‐ Our recomendation
A selection of our favourite appetizers -‐ Falafel (2 pieces), Hummus, Babaganoush, Tabule, Feta cheese & Marrakesh salad.
Breuat, Malfouk, Crispy goat’s cheese warka, Taratour (cream of tahini, garlic and yoghurt), Manouri cheese grilled.
A warm salad of caramelised aubergine, tomatoes, pine nuts & fresh mint yoghurt.
Breuats (4 pieces)
Triangles of crispy ‘warka’ pastry filled with mincemeat spiced with Ras al-‐hanout and Taratour (cream of tahini, garlic and yoghurt)
Breuats with labaneh and wainuts
Crispy breuats triangles filled with labaneh cheese and walnuts served
Malfouk (2 pieces)
Crispy roll stuffed with seasonal vegetables & lightly spiced.
Croquettes of chickpeas lightly spiced and served with a yoghurt sauce.
Cream of chickpeas with garlic, lemon, olive oil & sesame sauce.
A cream of smoked aubergines with yoghurt, garlic and lemon.
Specialities of the Chef
Classic favourites from the Califa kitchen.
Chargrilled Vegetables with grilled Manouri
Seasonal local produce freshly prepared & served with grilled sheep’s cheese & a choice of yoghurt & apple sauces.
An oven-‐baked dish of minced beef, aubergines, rice and a mint yogurt sauce.
Chicken leg with warakarish
Stuffed chicken leg with wine leaves and spices rice. Served with vegetable garnish and sauce
Roast leg of lamb filled with figs, apricots and prunes
Tender leg of lamb slow cooked and served with aubergine stuffed with almonds
Lamb Kibbe(3 pieces)
A lebanese classic of croquettes of minced lamb with bulgur wheat, cumin and hint of cloves
One of Morocco’s most famous dishes Fine ‘warka’ pastry filled with chicken, almonds & cinammon served with a sweet almond sauce.
Vegetarian pastela from the oven
A Gujarati recipe with morroccan spices. Prepared with potatoes and peas and served with mango chutney.
Ataïf of tuna
A light pan fried "warka" pancake filled with onion, feta cheese and tuna. A classic dish from Lebanon
Moroccan specialities cooked in a clay pot at low heat with aromatic spices.
Chestnut tagine with lamb
A stew of slow cooked lamb with chestnuts and raisins
Retinto beef with caramelised pumpkin, figs and walnuts
Lamb and vegetable tagine
Slow cooked lamb with seasonal vegetables & almonds.
Chicken tagine with lemon
Prepared with Damascan lemons, olives & potato
Vegetable tagine withs seasonal local vegetables and almonds
Sea bass kebab on the barbecue with Ras-al-Hanout spices
Served with rice and prawn sauce
Sea bass tagine
Slow cooked tagine with sea bass and saffron with seasonal vegetables (Please ask for availability)
Morroccan style brochette of monkfish & tiger prawns grilled with red & green pepper. Served with rice and an almond and parsley sauce.
This slow cooked North African favourite is served in a traditional clay ‘Tagine’ and served with steamed cracked wheat. Almost all of our vegetables (depending on season) are
Classic lamb Cous Cous
The traditional recipe. Slow cooked lamb with vegetables.
Beef & fruit Cous Cous
Prepared with ‘Retinto’ beef and compote of onions & caramelised raisins.
Arabic meatballs with cous cous lightly spiced with winter vegetables
Chicken Cous Cous
Organic chicken cous cous lightly spiced with winter vegetables
Vegetable Cous Cous
Our first quality meat is served with rice or potatoes and a garnish. Choose one of our sauces to accompany your dish.
Shish Taouk - Lebanese style chicken brochettes
Lemon marinated chicken with basmati rice, side salad & a mild curry sauce
Served with grilled potatoes, garnish & a choice of spicy or yoghurt sauces.
Entrecôte of Retinto beef with grilled potatoes
Organically certified beef from the province of Cádiz.
Lamb chops moroccan style with muhamarra
Served with basmati rice, a vegetable garnish and muhamarra sauce of red peppers and walnuts.
Iberian pork ‘Secreto’ cut
Fillets of acorn fed iberian pork from Andalucía with grilled potatoes.
Barbecue mixed grill
Our Morroccan barbecue special with a chicken brochette, lamb kebab, Iberian pork ‘secreto’, lamb chops and spicy ‘merguez’ sausages. Served with grilled potatoes, garnish and 3 sauces. (Also available as a half portion)
Lebanese style barbecued chicken *
A lebanese classic marinated with garlic & lemon. Served with basmati rice and an almond, garlic and parsley sauce. * Organic
Spicy minced beef on the barbecue served with rice, garnish and tahini sauce.
A selection of sauces
Home made desserts
All our cakes, pastries and desserts are made here at the Jardín del Califa. In our recipes we organic
flours, sugar and eggs.
flours, sugar and eggs.
Arabic pastries (4 pieces)
A variety of morroccan pastries with almonds, dates, honey, walnuts, pistachios...
Backlava siria (3 uds.)
A middle eastern classic made with layers of fine pastry, dried fruits and honey.
Chapakiya (3 uds)
Rose shaped morrocan pastry with sesame and honey
Chocolate and tahini fondant with vanilla Kulfi
Tarta de chocolate con plátano
Chocolate and banana sponge cake.
Tarta del Sultán
An exotic cheesecake of dates and almonds served with a date sauce.
Delicia del Califa
Our own cinnamon ice cream served on a light crêpe with a fresh mint sauce.
Greek yoghurt with orange blossom honey from Vejer
Seasonal fruit from the province.
Saffron Ice Cream with Amina´s pistachio biscuits
Teas & coffees
The classic moroccan tea infused with fresh mint, green tea, sugar and a hint of rose water.
Green tea with finest saffron
100% arabica with oregano & cinnamon.
100% arabica with cardamom & cinnamon.
Latte / Latte macchiato
Café solo / Expreso
Carajillo (con brandy)
Capuccino San Francisco (con brandy)
Peppermint herbal tea
Tila (a granel) Lime flower tea
English Tea (Twinings)
Té Earl Grey (Twinings)
Brandys & Olorosos de la provincia
Brandy Carlos III
Brandy Carlos I
Brandy Fernando de Castilla
Oloroso seco (Bodegas Gutiérrez Colosía)
Aranda Cream (Bodegas Alvaro Domecq)
Pedro Ximénez 1730
Pedro Ximénez GC (Bodegas Gutiérrez Colosía)
Vino de naranja (Bodegas Gallardo,Vejer)
Amaretto di Saronno
Baileys / Drambuie
Macallan 12 yrs.
Knockando 12 yrs.
Sloe and anis liqueur
Ron Miel o Licor de Hierbas
Licor de Bellota
Apple or Blackberry liqueur without alcohol
Licor 43 / Cointreau Anis dulce o seco
Sweet o dry anise
10.00% VAT included