Chargrilled Leek and Pepper Salad with Romesco Sauce

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By Frank Camorra and Richard Cornish

Published 2007

  • About

During the ninth-century siege of Barcelona, Wilfred the Hairy, Count of Barcelona, lay dying. As a mark of respect, his comrade, King Charles the Bald of Aragon, ran his hand across Wilfred’s wound and dragged his blood-drenched fingers across Wilfred’s golden shield. From that moment, this image became the flag of the Kingdom of Aragon and later that of the Province of Catalán. Or so the story goes …

Escalivada, a purely vegetarian dish, celebrates this blo