October fruits, greens and vegetables

Greens and vegetables

Garlic, Artichoke, Eggplant, Onion, Brussels Sprouts, Cauliflower, Endives, Spinach, Turnip, Pepper, Leek, Beet, Mushrooms and Carrot.

Fresh fruits

Cranberries, Endrina, Pomegranate, Lime, Lemon, Tangerine, Apple, Quince, Oranges, Pears, Pineapple, Bananas and Grapes.

Tropical fruits

Avocado, Alquejenje, Persimmons, Carambola, Coconut, Maracuya, Guava, Kiwano, Kiwi, Mango, Mangosteen, Papaya, Ambutan and Tamarillo.

October festivities


The town celebrates its smaller celebrations and among the acts it takes place the traditional blessing of the “roscas,”which when leaving the mass, they become the winning prize of the so called “Carrera deroscas” that takes place on the street of the married mairalesa. The roscas are carried in procession at the feet of the Virgin and the waiters who carry the pedestal receive one as a gift and the rest are distributed as prices and rewards.

The first Sunday in October, the town of Teruel celebrates its festivities in honor of the Virgen del Rosario. For such occasion altars are made in the streets of the town and the neighbors are dressed in regional costumes, there is abaturra sung mass and the “blessed bread” is distributed.

This town of Campo de Borja is also celebrating the first Sunday in October, in honor of the Virgen del Rosario. The typical dish of the day is the machorra, the sterile sheep traditionally kept for the occasion.


The machorra meat is very valued because it is tender and especially tasty. It is cooked raw with garlic, parsley, nutmeg, olive oil and white wine or cognac, and adding pepper, paprika or thyme depending on taste.

The Fiestas del Pilar continue in Zaragoza, and itdoes make roomfor gastronomyin its programming. During these celebration days, the General Fair from Zaragoza, one of the most important competitions of the whole fair calendar, that began its journey in 1941, dedicates a complete exhibition space to the feedingsectors, that is drinks, wines, crafts and food of artisan elaboration,making the good eating and drinking remain closely linked to the celebrations. To this, we must add the complete organization of restaurants and catering establishments that the capital has and out of both, spoon and tablecloth, and tapas make the delights for the staff.

In the new neighborhood of this town in Huesca, on October 12, bonfires are lit for neighbors and visitors to taste roasts meats, potatoes, quinces and other products fromthe area.

The town of Paniza, in the Campo de Cariñena region, celebrates its Fiesta del Farcino that marks the end of the harvest campaign. The Association of Women El Muro is in charge, with the city council cooperation to organize this event, which consists of a popular dinner and a raffle for gifts, and dancing.

With the celebration of World Food Day, we try to raise awareness about the difficult situation in which hungry people live, and with which it is also about promoting solidarity in the fight against malnutrition and poverty.

As in every October, Pozán de Vero the town dedicates a party to the chireta. A fully consolidated event that enjoys great success and brings remarkable number of visitors to this town. The initiative of Casa Calasanz, with which the Cultural Association of Pozán de Vero, the city council, the region and all the neighbors in general, they allcollaboratewith the distribution of more than two thousand Chiretas accompanied by “tortetas” and “brujitas de Pozán »

On these dates, the Fraternity of Our Lady of Rodanas of Épila commemorates the seventh anniversary of the Canonical Coronation of Our Lady the Virgin of Rodanas. The party takes place in the Sanctuary of Rodanas and among other acts there is a popular meal based on rancho beef.

On the last Saturday in October, the residents of Longás have amandatory appointment, a reference in the festive and gastronomic calendar in town. Since its foundation, the century-old Community of Bienesde Lucientes and San Esteban forces the tenant farmers of the lands to contributewith a sheep to make a popular dinner, the so-called dinner of the sheep, to which the whole village goes. In addition to the sheep rancho, snacks, salads, drinks and desserts are offered for everyone.