Saldaña’s beans

Saldaña's beans

Saldaña’s beans   Saldaña’s beans have experienced a recent recovery of the cultivation of beans in Vega de Saldaña. It was made possible by PRODER and the LEGUMINOR Company, as well as the new selected and improved varieties. The Agricultural Research Service of the Castilla y León Regional Government carried out these actions. Saldaña’s beans […]

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Torquemada peppers

Pimiento de Torquemada

Torquemada peppers Product name: Capsicum annuum (pepper). Torquemada variety Production time: End of summer-Autumn Production area: Gardens of the Cerrato Palentino region. The Torquemada peppers are the most emblematic product of the Palencia garden. It is the product most clearly based on a specific autochthonous reality. It is based on a genuine variety from Palencia. […]

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The Ojeda and Valdavia Potatoes

Potatoes de la Ojeda

The Ojeda and Valdavia Potatoes Product name: Solanum tuberosum (potato) – many varieties Production time: Autumn Production area: Comarcas de la Ojeda and Valdivia. The secret of the quality of the Ojeda and Valdavia Potatoes is the production area in northern Palencia. There, we have edaphoclimatic characteristics suitable for the cultivation of the potato in […]

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Green Peas of Palencia

GREEN PEAS OF PALENCIA

Green Peas of Palencia Palencia green peas are one of the generic horticultural products, without provenance or technical variety of specific crops. The gastronomy of Palencia values these peas although they don’t have the technical support to justify said valuation. The quality of palencia green peas is only based on the difficult and extreme weather […]

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Onions of Palenzuela

Onions of Palenzuela

ONIONS OF PALENZUELA Product name: Allium cepa (onion). Local variety. Production time: summer-autumn Production area: Huertas de los Ríos Arlanza, Pisuerga and Carrión. One of the most traditional garden products are summer-autumn onions of Palenzuela. Used both for daily domestic consumption and for the preparation of onion sausages typical of Palencia. Grown from the seed […]

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