Catalans unique people, they build a tower of people hit the log before Christmas, sardanu dancing, dreaming of independence, and in the intervals between these important things eat Lucky kalsots. Many believe that, along with wines of Priorat, cocoa figures and Gaudí is one of the best expressions of Catalan culture.
On the last Sunday of January in the town of Valls, an hour's drive from Barcelona, will host the annual feast of onion - Calçotada Popular de Valls, where in the morning will come hundreds of fans of gastronomic delights. It is home to kalsots Waltz, here are grown over a hundred years and is very proud of the quality and taste of its products.
Kalsots increases from November to April, so tourists coming to Barcelona in the summer is usually no way to try this delicacy, which is required to file with romesko sauce made from almonds, tomatoes, garlic and other secret ingredients.
Sam onions roasted over an open fire on the wood of the vine for a special flavor. When eating at the neck need to tie a bib to avoid contamination in the clothing sauce. As you know, it's a cult, whose traditions carefully and tenderly guarded.
On kalsotade in Vals except tons of onions and gallons romesko expected a lot of wine, grilled meat, typical in the Catalan folklore performances, dance, music and even the competition for eating kalsots. By the way, the winner of the prize receives a weight proportional to its number of liters of wine. We recommend arriving early in the holiday begins 10 in the morning and lasts until three o'clock in the afternoon.
More can be read about kalsots HERE.
Location: Valls, Tarragona