Buscasetas 2013 | Gourmet mushrooms are the protagonists in Castile and Leon

Do you know that the food is still one of the main reasons to attract tourists to a destination? In Spain they know this very well. But the cuisine is also one of the big attractions for domestic tourism and in particular, fall is a time when Castile and Leon attracts more tourists particularly from Madrid to taste their specialties. Among the various delicacies of Castile and Leon, mushrooms take on a leading role in the coming weeks.

Mushroom scallops

Mushroom scallops

Thus starting the November 4 Buscasetas 2013 food festivals take place which are a reflection of the community’s leading position in the field of mycology. It has over 1500 different species of fungi. In Buscasetas 2013 there are involved numerous restaurants in the different provinces of Castilla and Leon which offer Tasting menu with different specialties cooked with mushrooms originating in the region.

Gourmet Mushrooms

Gourmet Mushrooms

Thus if you are a fan of mushrooms you can try an appetizer, an entree, a fish dish and meat and a dessert in which mushrooms are the main ingredient or a companion. Also, from the November 4th you can download a pdf with a recipe for mushroom dishes that collects the recipes prepared by the participating restaurants. In short, it is a must to visit the region if the mushrooms are one of your gastronomic passions.

Buscasetas

Buscasetas

Buscasetas 2013 photos: Katherine Bueche, Tamara Wilson, Javier Lastras.

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