13 May 2021
This month's festivities include a range of foods from beans and chili peppers via potatoes and rice to figs and wild mushrooms, September's fairs in Catalonia are all about variety
Delicious in salads, with meat or for dessert
In the morningFirm:Joaquim BatlleLocation:AlellaJoaquim Batlle was set up in 1999 in Tiana, some 15 km from Barcelona, in the Parc Natural de la Serralada de Marina.It is a three-hectare estate of terraced...
From the Iber fort in Arbeca via the Roman festival in Guissona to Tortosa's Renaissance fair, the cuisine of the past is the star this month that includes dining on a dormant volcano
Gambes are a must for the holiday season
In the morningFirm:Vins del TrosLocation:Vilalba dels Arcs (Tarragona)Vins del Tros is a project begun in 2009 by oenologist Joan Ramon Bada and winegrower Josep Arrufat. Both men were born in Vilalba...
Fish soup, sardines and anchovies, paella and king prawns all feature in this month's local food festivals with rice and spices to top off a host of local fish and seafood dishes
Aubergines went from the garden to kitchen
In the morningFirm:Marco AbellaLocation:PorerraPorrera is a small town in Priorat where the Marco family have been established since the 14th century. The family vine growing business began with Ramón...
The appearance of cherries is a sign of spring
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