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Catalan Romesco Sauce is a polyvalent Catalan sauce that goes well with any grilled poultry, fish, eggs or vegetable. Its main ingredients are roasted tomatoes, garlic, hazelnut, almond, a red pepper pulp with a touch of paprika. A perfect condiment for BBQ season! A Catalan ritual The orange and nutty sauce originates from Tarragona, about an hour south of Barcelona, Spain. The chances are… if you come visit and try any restaurant in the outskirts of the city you’ll end up with romesco sauce on your plate. It’s generally eaten with grilled meat, fish or veggies but also on their famous papas bravas with some aioli. The Catalan rural houses often have a grilling spot in their backyard where in the winter month they do calçotadas. The equivalent of a Sunday brunch… for Catalans though, the ritual consist of grilling special green onions they call calçots which resemble leeks (but taste nothing…

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