The Mediterranean offers a bunch of white meat fish with sea flavor: pagells (pandora), sards (white seabream), julivies (rainbow wrasee), serrans (rock fish), escrita (skate), escórpora (scorpion fish), llobarro (seabass) as well as sea food, mainly shrimps and different kinds of lobsters.
The Mediterranean offers a bunch of white meat fish with sea flavor: pagells (pandora), sards (white seabream), julivies (rainbow wrasee), serrans (rock fish), escrita (skate), escórpora (scorpion fish), llobarro (seabass) as well as sea food, mainly shrimps and different kinds of lobsters. But the sea urchin, in Palafrugell called garoina (cover picture), formerly eaten next to the sea after being caught in the rocks by groups of friends, has become an essential dish of our current cuisine and is considered the star figure of our sea gastronomy.
In Palafrugell, you can also try other local gastronomy made with vegetables grown by peasants in the neighboring towns of Llofriu, Ermedàs, Mont-ras or Torrent, mixed with poultry and meat from the region. Not many places have with so many raw materials to elaborate their dishes. That may be the reason why many typical dishes from Palafrugell are not found in other towns, like for example Es niu, chicken with lobsters, octopus with onion, black rice (arròs negre) or shrimps with sausages.
One must add to all of this the personality of our cooks, touched by the tramuntana, in love with their jobs and generally gifted with a creative ability that brings them close to artistry. Palafrugell’s kitchen, as some gastronomic guides say, justifies the trip.
La garoinada gastronomic campaign in winter, starting in January, and Es niu journeys in autumn, are the best occasions to try all the top restaurants in town, offering special gourmet menus.
ACTIVITIES IN PALAFRUGELL – OCTOBER 2017 October 2017 activities in Palafrugell (Calella, Llafranc, Tamariu, Llofriu Ermedàs). We also can follow in www.facebook.com/turisme.palafrugell or to www.palafrugellcultura.cat Activities of October 2017 Click here for more information on events and cultural spaces Palafrugell Cancelar Quizás quisiste decir: clica aquí informació sobre els esdeveniments i espais culturals a Palafrugell [...]+ MORE
FROM OCTOBER 12 TO NOVEMBER 5, 2017 ‘Es Niu’ is a very old dish from Palafrugell which started out as a dish without meat, as it was made in Lent. A total of 8 restaurants offer you the chance to taste this typical dish from Palafrugell. More information here+ MORE
From January 13 to March 30, 2017 Gastronomic campaign that has as a main course and the sea urchins that can be enjoyed in several restaurants in town. More information about GAROINADA+ MORE
Christmas in Palafrugell and ice rink Christmas in Palafrugell and ice rink, a traditional activity inside the Bobila Along with the ice rink, totally free organized activities for children, youth and families in general, with bar, creperie, candy, and various attractions for children. Christmas in Palafrugell and ice rink From 16 December 2016 to 8 January [...]+ MORE
The 23 Costa Brava Jazz Festival Another good excuse to visit Palafrugell and its beaches Consult here the activities going on as part of this Jazz Festival+ MORE