Bufet potatoLocal produce Paisatges Barcelona
It would seem that the bufet potato originates from a variety which is usually grown in Brittany in France, the Beauvais Institute.
ArtichokeLocal produce Costa Barcelona
Artichokes (carxofa) have, since the early 20th century, been the main vegetable grown in the delta of the Llobregat river given the fertile soil and the mild climate.
MushroomsLocal produce Pyrenees
For centuries, the district of El Berguedà is considered as the best area for mushroom picking thanks to its climatic conditions and it forests which are humid in the Autumn.
CaponLocal produce Costa Barcelona
Young cocks are ducklings which are neutered when they are six months old. Due to a very special diet these animals produce healthy meat, which is very tender with an exquisite flavour.
DO CatalunyaLocal produce Costa Daurada
The Catalonia Designation of Origin, approved in 1999, was created to safeguard the tradition of wine production in Catalonia which has been so important for more than 2,000 years.
DO PenedèsLocal produce Costa Barcelona
As far back as Roman times, the wines of El Penedès were appreciated throughout the empire and exported to Gaul, Britannia and even to Mauritania, making use of the Via Augusta. Such international recognition has stood the test of time until now: a third of the production is consumed abroad.
Prat chicken and caponsLocal produce Costa Barcelona
Apart from the gall (cockerel) from El Penedès, in Catalonia there is another species of native cockerel, the gall del Prat. It is also known as the gall potablava (blue-footed cockerel) and is one of the city's symbols.
Guinea fowlLocal produce Pyrenees
Even the Egyptians delighted in the delicious meat of this fowl, la pintada, originating from Africa, specifically from Guinea.
Muscovy duckLocal produce Costa Barcelona
In Catalonia the Muscovy duck is also referred to as almescat, turc, morisc or Barbaria. It is a black duck, with white feathers on its wings, with thin skin and firm meat with little fat.
DO AlellaLocal produce Costa Barcelona
The wines in this area were already praised by the Roman writers Plinio el Viejo and Marcial in their epigrams.