All May. Rockfish in Begur
From April 18 until June 7, Begur has the Campanya Gastronòmica del Peix de Roca, an emblematic local product. The town's participating restaurants offer a variety of rockfish dishes. There are also activities during the campaign, such as a film night and a cookery contest.
Begur . www.begur.cat
All May. Pals' rice festival
The product most associated with Pals in Baix Empordà is rice. May is the month the town celebrates its local delicacy. This year is the 22nd edition of the gastronomy festival. As every year, visitors have the chance to try a huge variety of dishes, all made with the local rice.
Pals . www.pals.cat
May 16 & 17. Tàrrega's Firacóc
The pastry dish known as cóc is one of the best known products in the Urgell capital. In May, the town holds its Firacóc, providing the opportunity to try the best varieties the local cake shops have to offer. The fair also includes a wide range of other local pastry products.
Tàrrega . www.tarrega.cat
May 4-17. Tàrraco a Taula
Food based on original Roman dishes is the star of the gastronomic campaign, Tàrraco a Taula, which is held in the Tarragonès capital to coincide with the Festival Romà TarracoViva. Visitors can go back in time and try for themselves what was popular among the Romans.
Tarragona . www.tarracoviva.com
May 8-31. Gastrotour in Salou
In May, Salou's restaurants, bars, cake shops and ice cream parlours offer visitors the chance to try their products at affordable prices as part of the Gastrotour, an annual promotion event sponsored by the town council and the Associació de Comerciants i Empresaris.
Salou . www.salou.cat
All May. Suquet in Roses
Roses is no stranger to fish dishes, with the fish soup suquet de peix at the top of the list. In May, the town's restaurants offer the soup, traditionally made by local fishermen. Nowadays, chefs have updated and improved on the recipes, which can be tried all month.
Roses . www.roses.cat