HAPPY ONIONS, HAPPY TIMES
Indulge in the calçot experience, the delicious Barcelona barbecued onions. What started as a humble farmer's celebration has evolved into a dynamic event focused on immersive culinary experiences and even dancing!
MEET THE CALÇOT
Savour the winter treat of char-grilled calçots! Discover a tender stem in the newspaper, ideal for a romesco dip. This Catalonian sauce, made from nuts and red peppers, pairs well with the sweet calçots. Experience this Catalan delicacy at our next event!
VEGANS AND MEAT LOVERS UNITED
Embrace the magic of our 3-course calçotada menu, designed to cater to every palate. Whether you're a vegetarian looking for a fresh, farm-to-table experience or a meat lover searching for the next savoury delight, we welcome you to our united experience!
TWO SERVICES, TWO VIBES
Decide on the perfect edition for you. Opt for our family-friendly edition if you're seeking a tranquil environment that's welcoming to both children and dogs. Alternatively, if you're searching for a lively, vibrant atmosphere, our edition featuring a DJ taking requests will surely fire up the party. Come, feel at home, and create memorable moments with us!
Get Dirty, Eat Happy
Embarking on this culinary journey through Catalonia feels like a passport to a world of gastronomic wonders. The three-course menu is a symphony of flavors, each dish carefully curated to transport diners to the heart of this vibrant region.
First up, a generous portion of calçots sets the stage. The earthy aroma and smoky char of these grilled spring onions, dipped generously in romesco sauce, evoke the lively spirit of traditional Catalan gatherings. It's a culinary embrace, a taste of Catalonia's communal celebration, right on your plate.
Moving on to the second course, the dilemma lies in choosing between two delectable options. On one hand, there's the succulent meat, cooked to perfection with a tantalizing crust that captures the essence of Catalan grilling mastery. On the other, a nod to tradition with the vegan rendition of Catalan fabas, a hearty dish that pays homage to the diverse culinary landscape of the region. Each bite is a choice between two worlds, both equally enchanting.
LAST BUT NOT LEAST
As the grand finale approaches, the menu culminates with a touch of familial warmth. The crema catalana, crafted from the cherished recipe of Grany Carmen, the founder's beloved grandmother, takes center stage. This dessert is more than a sweet conclusion; it's a legacy on a plate. The rich custard, delicately caramelized, whispers the secrets of generations past, encapsulating the essence of Catalan home-cooking.
MOUTH TRIP TO CATALONIA
In this three-course odyssey, each dish is a culinary postcard from Catalonia, a journey of the senses that captures the spirit and tradition of this enchanting region.
And as the final curtain falls on this Catalan culinary adventure, the experience transcends beyond the mere delight of flavors. It's about the joy of sharing these exceptional dishes with the people you hold dear, transforming a meal into a celebration of camaraderie and connection.
In the midst of laughter and lively conversation, the Porron emerges, adding a playful touch to the gathering. A great red wine flows effortlessly from this traditional Catalan wine pitcher, creating a communal experience that amplifies the convivial atmosphere. The act of sharing, sipping, and passing the Porron becomes a cherished tradition, weaving an extra layer of fun and warmth into the tapestry of the evening.
THE ONION GUY
Julià Delos served as a scientist at Philips during the 2010s. During this time, he organized a Calçotada and realized that good food and culture truly move the world. This epiphany led him to found La Calçotada with the aim of delivering the best Calçotada experience to the people of Eindhoven and later, the world. Since then, La Calçotada has been producing top-quality food experiences and products that can be enjoyed at home or in restaurants.