Gastronomy is culture and tradition. What makes it unique is its wide range of local raw materials, which provides a wide variety of proposals for the most demanding palates. Its protagonists are the different varieties of blue fish from the coast and the restaurateurs, with their proposals with both the most traditional and modern recipes, invite tourists to immerse themselves in an explosion of flavors. The offer of restaurants and bars in neighboring municipalities is varied and adapted to all budgets. Various gastronomic days are held in which the most representative local products are promoted.
In Vandellòs one of the most traditional events in the area is held: La Clotxada. In the middle of the main festival, they have lunch what the peasants ate to regain strength in their hard working days: the clotxa, a round bread emptied and filled with various grilled meats. A recommended experience to be transported to the past.
La Diada de l’Arrossejat, La Diada dels Fideus Rossejats are celebrated in Ametlla de Mar, with rice or noodles and seafood as the main elements. During the year, different gastronomic days are held, where in the town’s bars and restaurants, you can taste different tapas and menus. Furthermore, these always have a product of km0.
Connoisseurs say that the fish and shellfish in the area take on unique, special nuances and characteristic flavors due to the proximity of the Ebro Delta and the richness of converging the fresh water of the river with the salty water of the sea. Without a doubt, it is worth being surprised by the unique flavors of the Mediterranean.