You’re sure to eat very well in the regions of Barcelona. It doesn’t matter whether you’re sampling the home cooking of grandma’s kitchen, sitting in a traditional inn or small mountain restaurant, or savouring the delights of a local fish market or the fresh produce of an outdoor market... Wherever you go, you’ll enjoy a rich blend of aromas, colours and flavours capable of satisfying the most discerning of palates. But if you’re seeking a fine dining experience of the highest order, book a table in one of the area’s Michelin-starred restaurants. There are plenty of options! Every year, new establishments in the province are awarded stars in recognition of their work.
Winter is the time of year for soups, broths, potages and stews. Spoon dishes that warm the body and comfort the spirit with a much appreciated heartiness. In the regions of Barcelona, there are also other dishes to enjoy during the cold days of winter. Seasonal treats that will entice you with their intense flavours. Would you like to find out what they are?
In the regions of Barcelona, the first heat of summer holds no fear for us. On the contrary, we like it so much that we welcome it with bonfires, music and dishes made with the best produce from the land and Mediterranean Sea. From the eve of the Festival of Saint John, we enjoy getting together with family and friends, and sharing culinary delicacies from a province that is so rich in produce that it provides us with everything we need. Whether we are under the stars on the shores of the sea or in the shade of the oak trees in the forest, we enjoy being in the open air and eating wonderful food. Here are some fresh, tasty and easy ideas to help you achieve perfection with your summer meals.
When the warm weather arrives, new colours are added to the palette of the regions of Barcelona's gastronomic landscape. The ochres, browns and blacks of winter dishes give way to more vivid colours, with green taking on a leading role. Greet spring with some of the healthiest and most nutritious foods in the Mediterranean diet.
Throughout the year, the diversity of the regions of Barcelona's landscapes offers a world of possibilities for enjoying gastronomic pleasures. In autumn, though, the range of food available in the province's markets is even richer, and its dishes are full of the delicious and stunning flavours that characterise Catalonian cuisine. With the pantry full of seasonal produce, you will be grateful for the arrival of the cold!
The Catalan Wine Cultures Museum is housed in the former Royal Palace of Vilafranca del Penedès, on the Costa Barcelona. Better known as the VINSEUM, its fascinating collection appeals to the senses, vividly evoking memories and experiences. Come on in and prepare to be amazed!
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And they say so because, in recent years, many activities have been devised to discover the landscapes of the different denominations of origin and, at the same time, taste the wines that are made in each area. Interesting proposals that unite the territory with the world of the grape. Do you want to know them?