Calçot onion is tender, white and sweet, roasted and accompanied by romesco sauce is the base calçotada.
So come March you can enjoy a special menu at many restaurants based on onions, sausage, grilled meats, wine and dessert. Each year attracts thousands of fans and has become the economic base of an entire region. The season is from February to March.
However, the high temperatures and the business prospects have advanced the season officially opens with calçotada Valls, held the last Sunday of January.
Calçot boom is extending the season even after Easter.