FIESTA DE LA MATANZA. Ardales (Guadalteba).
DATE: February 5, 2017.
For more than a decade, the town of Ardales, located in the region of Guadalteba, pays homage to the traditional elaboration of pork sausages and meats with a day known as the Festival of the Slaughter. On this day women of the village recreate, with utensils from other times, the traditional methods of making sausages and slaughters.
Throughout the day, thousands of buttons, sausages filled with sausage, sausage or blood sausage, and the famous “ardalo” style stew, made with lean pork, pepper, tomato, onion and garlic, are served. Traditional recipe that is transmitted from generation to generation.
In addition it is possible to acquire numerous typical products of the town and the region, in the sample of craftsmanship and gastronomy located in the own square of the town. In it are present a great diversity of sausages, like the morcón, the lomo or the white sausage of Ardales, as well as the famous products of the confectionery ardona, with its well-known almond biscuit.