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The season of the Catalan Calçots has started! The calçot onion (pronounced “calsots“) is a winter green onion that Catalan farmers grow in a particular way: they keep covering it with earth as it grows, to prevent the sun from turning the leaves green. That’s how it grows long as a leek and stays tender […]Read more
CALÇOTS: Catalan spring onion! Wintertime is the calçots season in Catalonia: both a social event and a culinary experience for the locals! Calçots are a Catalan spring onion harvested in the winter. Catalan people organize “calçotades” with their friends and families, what could be socially considered our equivalent to summer American BBQs. For this calçots season […]Read more
Yummy salsa de calcots to make at home Wintertime is time for calçotadas and calcots sauce. Locals wait patiently the rest of the year until they are back to the markets and restaurants. Eating them is fun, and I always try to find a place where my clients can try them during our fullday tours […]Read more