In winter, when the weather becomes harsh, takes place one of the most rooted traditional rituals in Salamanca: the slaughter of pig. This event set the time of the familiar economy for years, as families and servants lived on this animal the whole year.
The calderillo is a simple popular stew, typical of the city and province of Béjar. Among its ingredients, the most important are veal meat, potatoes and vegetables, all of them simmered with the essential touch of patience and skill.
Hinojosa de Duero has been since years ago the home of the International Cheese Fair. This village has a rooted tradition in the elaboration of cheese Arribes, a product with Certification Mark.
Few festive traditions are so rooted in the population of Salamanca as Lunes de Aguas. Its celebration takes place on the next Monday to Easter, after Holy Week.
This travel trough Salamanca can't finish without tasting any of the numerous recipes of the delicious conventual pastry.