Ten ways to experience Catalan cuisine
The rich gastronomy to be found in Catalonia is immense, and it is the task of the host to show their guests the most significant gems of their land. That is why we recommend that you take note of these 10 essential tips to experience true Catalan cuisine.
1. Come to the market
Stroll around the market stalls and buy some local and seasonal products.2. Try ‘pa amb tomàquet’ (Catalan tomato bread)
Cheeses and cold meats are even tastier on a slice of bread with tomato, oil and salt.3. Savour the calçots
Roast the calçots from these harvested shoots on the grill, dip this unique onion in the accompanying sauce and drink wine from a porró (traditional wine pitcher).4. Taste the wines and Cavas
In a modernist cooperative, surrounded by vineyards or at the table of a good restaurant.5. Soak up the oil with your bread
Stroll through ancient olive tree groves, visit an oil mill and finish the day off with a tasting and experience the pleasure of the taste of bread which has soaked up a delicious olive oil.6. Follow the seasonal calendar
Every season of the year surprises us with its products. Choose yours!7. Cast a line
Experience the Catalan fishing tradition accompanied by a local fisherman. Wade into the sea!8. Put on your apron
Discover the best kept secrets of Catalan cuisine from its leading chefs.9. Take a seat at the table
Taste and savour the most traditional and creative recipes offered by the wide range of Catalan restaurants.10. Book Online
Wine, oil, seafood, cheeses, cold meats, rice dishes, biscuits, preserves, sweets… If you already have a clear idea of your gastronomic route through Catalonia, enter the website and book your experience at experience.catalunya.com.