fruit of beauty

The medlar (scientific name Eryobotria japonica), a fruit native to China and Japan, found an ideal acclimatization spot in the Mediterranean basin centuries ago, especially in some towns like the one below. Callosa d’en Sarrià or Altea, In Marina Baixa.

It was brought to Spain by merchant sailors and found the best habitat for its spread in this region; especially in Callosa d’en Sarrià. New World They have a Protected Designation of Origin. The moderate temperatures provided by the subtropical climate, the limestone soils where they grow and the water that irrigates them, mostly from natural sources, Loquats from Callosa d’en Sarrià unique features.

Sweet and juicy when consumed at the optimal time, the Regulatory Council states that “these Flavor explosion with exotic connotations». It is a low-calorie fruit that is easy to peel and provides many essential nutrients. very rich vitamin A And fiber. Medlar is rich in carotenoids (provitamin A) The months of April and May, when it is consumed to help with skin care, are the ideal time to prepare the skin for the arrival of summer and achieve a healthy tan. Hence the definition “fruit of beauty”.

Due to its potassium content, it is highly recommended for athletes or people with muscle problems. It also contains fibers and mucilage, which act as prebiotics and help balance the intestinal flora. And most importantly, you Distinctive and exotic sweet flavor with acidic touchesThe Regulatory Council emphasizes that it will make the Callosa d’en Sarrià medlar a “unique and infallible” fruit.

Regulatory Council

The main function of the Regulatory Council is to Product certification. Registered warehouses contain only new worlds that meet the requirements set by the administration. Regulatory CouncilThus ensuring the origin and distinct quality of the original Níspero de Callosa d’en Sarrià.

In addition to the control activity, the Regulatory Council is also responsible for the promotion of this product. Campaigns are designed to reach consumers who know and need to know how to distinguish a product with an origin mark from a product without one. The printing of the Regulatory Council’s back labels is carried out in cooperation with the Provincial Council of Alicante.

On the other hand, the DOP Loquat Regulatory Council of Callosa d’en Sarrià monitors that uncertified loquat operators and producers do not violate the laws that protect our brand.

Like all breeding procedures, harvest, classification And packaging Completely manual and without any mechanization, the loquat from Callosa d’en Sarrià reaches the consumer in the highest quality, preserving its nutritional and organoleptic properties.

Finally, the PDO Regulatory Council «Níspero de Callosa d’en Sarrià» points out: employment creationHe created our own philosophy of life by making the new world the basis of the regional economy.

Mandatory content

Next week, El Níspero de Callosa d’en Sarrià will take part in the “Menjars de la Terra” gastronomic events, where they will visit five restaurants in the marinas from Monday to Friday and demonstrate their delicacies. presence And culinary diversity. This unique product is therefore a mandatory ingredient in at least one of the dishes on the menus of Malaspina in Benidorm, Puig Campana in La Cala de Finestrat, El Cranc Chiringuito in La Cala de Finestrat, prepared by the participating restaurants specially for this event. Altea, Club Náutico de La Vila and Casa Cantares de Calp.

It is worth remembering that these days are open to the public and are a special opportunity to delve into the gastronomic delights that are the treasury of the state’s cuisines. All you have to do is call the restaurant or restaurants you want and make a reservation.. Entertainment.

Menus of Marina Baixa and Marina Alta


  • Corner of local cheeses and sausages.

  • Creamy mini cone filled with cod brandy and piquillo pepper sauce with olive spheroidization.

  • Steak tartare with mock caviar of ripe pikaña.

  • Mini coca with goose mousse, goat cheese, peanuts and loquat jam.

  • Sheep’s milk croquettes on a pillow of pork air and a thin covering of Iberian ham.

  • Vilera-style octopus with candied bacon and La Vera paprika EVOO.

  • Mini mushroom omelette with herring.


  • Loquat and citrus-textured white shrimp carpaccio from Calp.

  • Medlar sherbet with disaronno.


  • Rice with roasted loquat and smoked blue duck magret.


  • Mini savarin loquat tarte tatin with Maria biscuit ice cream and chantilly cream.


  • Marina Alta white and Laudum Roble red from Bodegas Bocopa.

  • PRICE PER PERSON: 42 € (VAT included)

  • Reservations: 965 852 850



  • Lobster, orange and loquat salad.

  • Coca Alicante anchovy.

  • Fresh bay squid.



  • Pastry cream millefeuille and fresh medlar.

  • Coffees and infusions.


Organic White Laudum Chardonnay. Red Laudum oak Monastrell&Syrah organic. From Bocopa Wineries.

Waters, beers and soft drinks.

PRICE PER PERSON: 42 € (VAT included)

Reservations: 965 853 914


  • Burrata, lettuce and loquat salad from Callosa d’en Sarrià.

  • Wild asparagus from Villena covered with Iberian bacon.

  • Cuttlefish meatballs, our sea and our mountains.


  • Lektola rice, shrimp and artichoke.


  • Chantilly almond tart.

  • Coffees and infusions.


  • White Wine: Pepe Mendoza, Casa Agrícola (Moscatel, Macabeo, Viognier and Merseguera). Red Wine: Delit, specialty wine from Finca Collado (Monastrell).

  • Waters, beers and soft drinks.

PRICE PER PERSON: 42 € (VAT included)

Reservation: 965 843 439


  • Aioli and tomato bread.

  • Carved tomatoes with fire-roasted pastor and kalamata olives.

  • Coca de pebrereta.

  • Grilled artichoke flowers with garlic white shrimp from La Vila.

  • Bulbous Squid Sailing Club



  • Loquat tatins.

  • Coffees and infusions.


  • DOP Alicante Las Blancas Tradicionales white wine. DOP Alicante red wine La Casica del Abuelo.

  • Waters, beers and soft drinks.

PRICE PER PERSON: 42 € (VAT included)

Reservation: 661 624 481


  • White or spelled bread with tomatoes, aioli and olives.

  • Cantares Salad: sautéed octopus, shrimp, loquat sauce and sprouts with avocado.

  • Kalamaret Scales: With artichokes and young garlic.

  • Boiled red Calp shrimp.


  • Almond Raya Scales.


  • Cheese and loquat cake from Callosa d’en Sarrià.

  • Coffees and infusions.


  • Mediterranean platform, Moscatel & Merseguera, DOP Alicante. Sericis Old Stocks, 100% Monastrell, DOP Alicante.

  • Waters, beers and soft drinks.

PRICE PER PERSON: 42 € (VAT included)

Reservation: Phone: 966 365 330

Source: Informacion


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