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Catholic Recipe: Saint Joseph's Day Dinner


  • Olives
  • Radishes
  • Coffee
  • Wine
  • See individual recipe for the specific ingredients
  • Details

  • Prep Time: 3 1/2 hours
  • Difficulty: • • •
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: 15+
  • Origin: Spain

Also Called: La Falla de San Chusep

Here is a suggested menu with Spanish dishes for the feast of St. Joseph, as celebrated in Valencia, Spain.


Sopa de Pescado (Fish soup) (see recipe) Olivos (Olives) Rabanos (Radishes) Paella Valenciana (Chicken and fish with rice) (see recipe) Ensalada de Escarola (Escarole Salad) (see recipe) Turron de Jijona (Honey and ground almonds) (see recipe) Frutas (Fresh fruit) Cafe (Black coffee) Moscatel (Wine)

Recipe Source: Festive Recipes and Festival Menus by Sula Benet, Abelard-Schuman Limited, 1970
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