Tasty Sardinia, tempting Irresistible Flavours – Aragosta alla Catalana

Top Best Sardinian Recipes

Booked your holiday to Sardinia this summer or strongly considering to visit the island? These tasty authentic dishes will get you extra excited.

Foodies will rejoice in the culinary opportunities presented by a holiday to Sardinia, with everything from classic Italian recipes to traditional farming recipes, ready to adorn your dinner plate during your trip.

Each and every city, town, and hamlet will have their own take on some of the island’s classic dishes, but at their core, they showcase the same ingredients and principles, and never fail to present a truly memorable and rewarding flavor of Sardinia.

To help set you up for your adventure into the world of food in Sardinia, we’ve put together a small selection of dishes you need to try during your Sardinian holiday.

Sardinian Seafood Salad – Aragosta alla Catalana

In the waters of Sardinia (especially in the Gulf of Asinara between Stintino and Santa Teresa di Gallura, and also at Castelsardo) lobsters are graded as being able to compete with the very best in the world. Sardinia’s rich history of cultural influences includes dominion by the Spanish Kingdom of Aragon. Many people, erroneously presume that the seafood salad called “Aragosta alla Catalana”, hails from the Province of Catalonia in Spain, but it appears that in actual fact it is a Made-in-Sardinia dish. The recipe This seafood dish is made with either lobster, (“Aragosta”) or “Astice”, is simplicity itself: the mini lobster, red onions and tomatoes, lemon juice and olive oil. Easy and incredibly delicious.


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