Aspes de Santa Eulàlia

Aspes de Santa Eulàlia

Is a sugared brioche cake, like and X-shaped cross, decorated with glacé cherries. It is a typical to eat it on the Feast of Santa Eulàlia, one of Barcelona's two patron saints.
Botifarra d’ou i truita

Botifarra d’ou i truita

Egg pork sausage and omelette are associated with Carnival, in other words, the last days before the start of Lent, when it is forbidden to eat either eggs or meat.
bunyols

Bunyols de Quaresma

Lent bunyols are doughnuts made from a flour base, fried in oil and then coated with sugar. They are also called wind bunyols because they have a very airy dough, as if they were empty inside.

Canelons

Catalan-style cannelloni is a typical dish in Barcelona. It is made by filling rectangular sheets of pasta with meat, rolling them up, and covering them with béchamel sauce.
castanya

Castanyes

The castanaya, or chestnut, is the fruit of the chestnut tree and one of the most popular autumn foods. Today it is typical to eat them for All Saints, boiled or roasted.
Coca de llardons

Coca de llardons

Coca de llardons is a flat pastry cake made with eggs, sugar, pork crackling and pine nuts, which is traditionally eaten around Carnival time, to get people ready for fasting during Lent.
Coca de recapte

Coca de recapte

Coca de recapte is a savoury pastry, made from pastry dough and covered with different vegetables, usually roasted, which can be eaten with meat, cold meats and fish.
Coca de Sant Joan

Coca de Sant Joan

The coca de Sant Joan is one of the most popular yeast breads in Catalonia and there are various kinds. It is traditional to eat it on Sant Joan night, when it is shared out at the parties.