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January, 21 - 2015

Game and Truffles



053826-8815128.jpgFrom January to March 2015

The smell of truffles that the ground exudes brightens the winter cuisine, and is like a trained dog that helps us locate its wonderful, sought-after fruit. It will be he, too, who brings out the partridge, hare, deer and wild boar, which become the delicacies of the hunter, the cook and the eager diners. Game and Truffle Cuisine offers delicious dishes that are traditional, organic, healthy… and simply divine! Don’t miss this chance to visit the Berguedà region and discover what our restaurants have prepared for you this year.

September, 22 - 2014

Mushroom Menu

Treasures of a delicious landscape


053830-6707162.jpgThe most lush and aromatic mushrooms await you, under the black pines from Peguera to Coll de Pal. Rovellons (Catalan denomination for bloody milk caps) and Red pine mushrooms, under the infinite pine carpet that covers everything from the gentle Capolat plateau to the rugged slopes of Catllaràs. Chanterelles, in their bright dress, under the shade of the northward-facing oaks. Or rich and moist llenegues negres (black mushrooms), further south, where nature draws us to a Berguedà of Mediterranean essences.
These are found in those forests and show their charms in a variety of dishes, as once again the wise hands of the cooks hav...

May, 28 - 2014

The Patum (from 18 June to 22 June)

World Heritage UNESCO


CATALÀ ESPAÑOL The Patum ( Wold Heritage ) is a sacred historic-popular representation of the reinterpreted, atavistic, pagan celebrations derived from ancient medieval theater performances, and held annually in the city of Berga during the week of Corpus Christi. To be exact, its origin lies in the former in-between acts of dance groups who marched in the holy procession of Corpus Christi and were meant to educate, moralize and teach the people a deeper understanding of the Scriptures.
Over time, however, it started to gain followers among the people more for its playful side: the parade procession of revelers. This ended up giving way to sample fes...

February, 20 - 2014

Visit the Foundation Alicia

The Black Pea


113913-6720969.jpgLast Monday, 17th February 2014, we visited the Alícia Foundation after having been invited by the Berguedà Development Agency with the aim of familiarizing restauranteurs and producers of the Black Pea, such as ourselves, with the results of the study of this native product of Berguedá conducted by the Alícia Foundation.

This study was to uncover the origins of the Black Pea, the crop environment, treatment protocols (cooking, soaking, etc ...), new culinary creations with different textures and uses, and the need to give it the recognition it deserves as the PGI (Protected Geographical Indication ) and POD (Protected Ori...

January, 27 - 2014

Rice Festival

Meal for the Poor


080400-2410680.jpgRice festival of Bagà or meal for the poor.

For over seven hundred years, Bagà has prepared the so-called meal for the poor (witch would originally be cooked on Carnival Sunday).

On the arcaded aquare of Bagà, 250 kilos of rice, vegetables,seafood and meat, are coocked in a skillet of 3 meters in diameter, which makes a wonderful rice dish for 2000 people.

The Cerdà Dance also takes place on the square during the day, a tradition that has always accompanied the rice festival. In recent years it is also usual to find a display of Berguedà handicrafts and atisanal products.