October fruits, greens and vegetables
Greens and vegetables
Garlic, Artichoke, Eggplant, Onion, Brussels Sprouts, Cauliflower, Endives, Spinach, Turnip, Pepper, Leek, Beet, Mushrooms and Carrot.
Cranberries, Endrina, Pomegranate, Lime, Lemon, Tangerine, Apple, Quince, Oranges, Pears, Pineapple, Bananas and Grapes.
Avocado, Alquejenje, Persimmons, Carambola, Coconut, Maracuya, Guava, Kiwano, Kiwi, Mango, Mangosteen, Papaya, Ambutan and Tamarillo.
Events and Fairs in October
October 4, sample of Aragonese food crafts
The Fiestas del Pilar begin in the Aragonese capital, and with them a new edition of the Handicraft Food Exhibition, which during all the festivities turns the Plaza de los Sitios into a succulent outdoor market where you can find the best foods in Aragón, and the most representative artisan products of our gastronomy.
Gastronomic week of the Five Villas
In October, the region celebrates a Gastro-alimentary week, organized by Adefo Cinco Villas, Sofejea and Canalón. The main goal is no other than the consumption of local products, starting with the inhabitants in the region, fostering direct communication channels between the producer and the consumer to establish future relationships. What is intended is to disseminate and promote local agricultural products produced by the agricultural entrepreneurs of the Cinco Villas. The idea is to boost the activities of countryside entrepreneurs, in this case those who base their work in the agro-food sector, within our own territory, from Ejea and the Cinco Villas.
In short, with the Gastronomic Week of the Five Villas we want to create a platform where agricultural producers and entrepreneurs in the territory can show, sell and promote their products. This way, it also contributes to promote the economy in the Five Towns, where the agrarian has an evident influence. Among the actions carried out include workshops for both professional caterers, young people who are starting in the kitchen,and for the public, meetingsamongagro-food producers, trade and hospitality in the area, interviews, visits to production centers, agro-food product marketing and thematic cinema, both for children and for all audiences.
Mycological Seminars In Ayerbe
At the end of October, the XXII Ayerbe Mycological Days of celebration take place, a conference full of chats, gastronomic events, routes, exhibitions, tastings and competitions, all related to the world of mushrooms.
Cattle Fair in Castejón de Sos
A contest dating back to ancient times, being at that time the most important in the Alta Ribagorza when the main economy of the valley consisted of livestock and agriculture. Although the economic resources of this townhave been diversified over time, boosting tourism, hospitality and adventure sports,still excellent qualitymeat continues to be one of the main products of the Benasque Valley.
Seafood fair in Calatayud
The bilbilitana capital repeats the Seafood Fair that fills this city inland with the best seafood delicacies. Seafood, empanadas and wines are the main stars of these days that undoubtedly are an additional incentive for the neighborsin the region.
Mycological Days in Sobrarbe
The 16th Mycological Days of Sobrarbe begin in the Gistaín Valley, in which more than 100 different species will be collected. The Mycological Association of Sobrarbe promotes this initiative aiming to create a Mycological Park that will lay the necessary foundations to achieve sustainable development in the region, through the creation of small industries dedicated to the collection, classification, distribution, and sale of mycological products.
Mycological SeminarsIn Aragüés del Puerto
The Pyrenean town of Aragüés del Puerto celebrates its Mycological Days in October, which will reach their eleventh editionthis year. As in previous events, it will have a varied agenda of events with audio-visual projection, mushroomscollecting field trips, classification of collected mushroom, and exhibition and tasting of these samples. These conferences have great prestige because they involve renowned expert mycologists.
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.