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It is to talk about Aranda de Duero and start salivating. It is not for less, if we consider that the capital of the Ribera del Duero is inevitably associated with the local wines and the lamb . That which is consumed all year round, but which is celebrated with special devotion during the month of June, when the gastronomic Days of roasted lamb are held. And now 18 years.
In total, nine grills with a wood-fired oven offer a special menu with the lamb as the protagonist, accompanied by other dishes made with local ingredients and washed down with the wines of the Ribera del Duero. The price? 38 euros.
Nine roasters with wood-fired oven participate © Jornadas del Lechazo Asado
Write down the coordinates of your happiness or, what is the same, the steakhouses in which to let yourself be carried away by the pleasure of the meat: El 51 del Sol, Mesón de la Villa, Aitana Restaurant, Asador de Aranda Mesón El Roble, Mesón El Pastor, Asador Montermoso Restaurant, Asador El Ciprés, Asador Casa Florencio and Asador Restaurant El Lagar de Isilla.
And yes, the protagonist will be the PGI lamb, but there will also be other proposals. How about the black pudding, corn and torrezno strudel of the Aitana Restaurant? In the Grill of Aranda it is mandatory to leave room for your homemade puff pastry with hot chocolate and donuts ; Casa Florencio's grandmother's croquettes are tearful; and, of course, the four-step torrezno of El 51 del Sol, crowned as the best innovation torrezno of this 2018. Just by opening your mouth …
Impossible to resist © Roast Pork Days