Once again, on the threshold of a new year, we bring you our complete gastronomic calendar for 2023. As has become tradition, we start the year with a complete calendar with all the gastronomic events that you will find in 2023. So that you don’t forget to celebrate any of them!
You will see that we have many new dates, and celebrations of all kinds and for all tastes. Will you join us to see it?
Gastronomic Calendar 2023
But at TasteofRecipes we want to focus on our favorites. And they could not be other than the gastronomic or food ephemeris. These are days that celebrate or commemorate recipes, foods, ingredients… Or even entire gastronomies, from different countries, or diets in particular. And we also find gastronomic anniversaries of all kinds and for all tastes. Practically all foods have their own day on the calendar. If it is not in our country or Europe, it will be in America. But we are sure to find ephemeris for every type of food or ingredient you can think of.
Gastronomic ephemeris have the purpose of making known some ingredients, their benefits, promote their consumption… If it is about recipes or dishes, they will have the purpose of making them known, and increase their fame or popularity. Many of them have also been created simply for commercial purposes, as a marketing element.
Why keep an eye on the ephemeris?
Gastronomic anniversaries are very funny and curious dates. Many of them are the perfect excuse to indulge ourselves from time to time. Others will simply make us know very original recipes and foods. So, if you like to try new dishes, learn more about their ingredients or about food in general, it is a good idea to be aware of the gastronomic events.
Depending on where you live, it is also a good idea to keep an eye out, as you will find offers and discounts depending on the event being celebrated. Keep in mind that there are very important days all over the world. And many of them are real marketing strategies as we mentioned above. So you can benefit from it.
And finally, if you have a bar, a restaurant or a food business, it will be very useful to know the gastronomic calendar of this 2023. In this way, you can also take advantage of the marketing that this generates, and be up to date with all the news. It is undoubtedly a great way to attract more public.
And now that we know what gastronomic ephemeris are and we know how to use them to our advantage, let’s get to know them. We have made a compilation of the best and most important food dates. You will find both national and international days. And best of all, stay tuned to our page because every day you will find a recipe or entry related to the ephemeris of each day.
Don’t want to miss any day? You can print our calendars because besides being very practical, don’t tell me they are not beautiful? So you can put them on the fridge so you don’t miss any day or date.
Gastronomic Events January 2023
We begin our 2003 gastronomic calendar with dates of all kinds. In January we find from Croquette Day to Croissant Day, or Chocolate Cake Day. But they are not the only ones, join us to see all the gastronomic events of January 2023. Which one do you prefer?
- January 1st, Bloody Mary Day. This cocktail, made with tomato juice and vodka, celebrates its day every January 1st. But do you know why this date was chosen? It is said that, thanks to its combination of ingredients, this cocktail is perfect to get over a hangover. So there was no better date to commemorate the Bloody Mary than after New Year’s Eve.
- January 4, Spaghetti Day. Pasta is one of the most versatile foods. And among the gastronomic ephemeris of January 2023, in addition to Spaghetti Day, we find later the Italian Food Day. Two closely related days.
- Celebrate this day with a great Italian spaghetti recipe or a delicious spaghetti with garlic shrimp.
- January 6, Shortbread Day. Every January 6, in addition to the Three Kings, is celebrated the day of the Shortbread, a Scottish cookie, very popular in the area, made with butter. Maybe the name doesn’t ring a bell, but as soon as you see them, I’m sure you will recognize them. They can be found on many supermarket shelves. They are very popular cookies. But the best way to celebrate this gastronomic event is to make your own Scottish shortbread cookies.
- January 7, Tempura Day. A way of battering food typical of Japanese gastronomy.
We continue with our Gastronomic Calendar for January 2023
- January 11th, Hot Toddy Day. The Hot Toddy is a typical drink in the United Kingdom and other English-speaking countries. Although it is an alcoholic drink, it is known for its enormous medicinal properties. And it is customary to take it as a home remedy for different ailments. It is made with whiskey, lemon juice, honey and ginger, although it can have many more spices.
- Marzipan Day, 12. Although it is a typical Christmas sweet, it has its own day in January. Undoubtedly, this is one of the gastronomic ephemeris of 2023 that we do not understand how it is celebrated in January instead of December. Be that as it may, we encourage you to prepare a wonderful homemade marzipan to celebrate its day.
- January 12, Chicken Curry Day. On January 12 we repeat the holiday and also celebrate the Chicken Curry Day. This dish is typical of South Asian cuisine, and is characterized by being a very spicy dish and full of flavor. To celebrate it, we have accompanied the chicken with chickpeas, to give more consistency to the dish, in this great chicken curry recipe.
- January 13, chewing gum day.
January 15, a very busy day:
On January 15, 2023, there are no less than three gastronomic anniversaries. But if we organize ourselves, we will surely have time to celebrate them all.
- Bagel Day: Without discrediting the others, we start with one of the richest, Bagel Day. Bagels are round rolls that are characterized by having a hole in the middle. They are very tender and tasty and can be filled with a multitude of ingredients. Both savory and sweet.
What characterizes them is that the dough must be boiled for a few minutes before baking. Resulting in this tender bread donuts.
- Strawberry ice cream day. Although it’s a bit cold and it doesn’t really stick, January 15 is also celebrated as Strawberry Ice Cream Day.
- Melon and wine day. In January we also find a special date for summer, as the melon with wine day is celebrated. It simply consists of combining wine with melon inside the melon, and adding a little sugar. The result is a very refreshing drink, perfect for summer. So, even though its days are celebrated in January, make a note of it for the warmer months.
January 16, Croquette Day
Also on the 16th we find different gastronomic anniversaries this 2023. But, undoubtedly, our favorite is the day of the Croquette. And there is no food that unites us more. With croquettes there is no discussion. Do you know anyone who does not like them? Besides, they are very versatile. They can be made with a multitude of ingredients. Undoubtedly, many of us will celebrate croquette day!
- Fig Newton Day, January 16. They are typical US cookies, which are filled with figs.
- Spicy Food: Spicy food is also commemorated on this day. So if you like it too, prepare a fiery menu.
- January 17, Italian Food Day. Italian food is also an emblem and a standard of the Mediterranean diet. A healthy, balanced, varied diet with really delicious dishes. The purpose of this celebration was to commemorate Italian gastronomy. In addition to promoting the whole world to know it better to avoid the great supplanting that this gastronomy suffers.
- January 18 Peking Duck Day, also known as Lakeado duck. A dish of Chinese gastronomy.
- Popcorn Day, January 19. A very popular snack, very healthy if we do not add any extra ingredient; and with centuries and centuries of history.
- January 22, Hot Sauce Day.
Gastronomic Calendar for January 2023
- January 23rd Chorizo Day. A day very much ours. It is believed that this day was created for the tasting of the products elaborated in the slaughter.
- January 25th, Irish Coffee Day. A delicious coffee made with Whisky, coffee and semi whipped cream.
- Chocolate Cake Day, January 27th.
- January 30, Croissant Day. Another perfect day to mark on the calendar. Who doesn’t like a good croissant? It doesn’t matter if it’s sweet, savory or alone. Either way, it is a bun with a tender dough with a spectacular flavor and aroma of butter, so characteristic.
- January 31st, Hot Chocolate Day. And we say goodbye to this cold month in the best possible way: with a good hot chocolate. Although it is also a very typical Christmas drink and it is very popular to have it as breakfast day 1, its day is marked on January 31. Celebrate it with this delicious hot chocolate, the best way to end this cold month.
Gastronomic Ephemeris of February 2023
We continue our gastronomic calendar with another very complete month. In addition, a super sweet month, ideal for chocolate lovers. We are celebrating the day of dark chocolate, chocolate fondue, chocolate with mint, chocolate soufflé… The rest of the day we will have to eat only salads to compensate!
But it’s not all sweets, and we also celebrate the day of the carrot, cabbage or stuffed mushroom. In addition to one of the most important and worldwide known celebrations: Pizza Day, every February 9th. Let’s see the gastronomic events of February 2023 in detail:
- February 1, Dark Chocolate Day: An ingredient that has become a fundamental part of the confectionery. But it is also very healthy, as it has many properties for our body.
- February 2, Crepe Day, a delicious dish consisting of a dough which is cooked very thin and can be filled with different ingredients. We can find sweet crepes or savory crepes.
On February 3 we also have two celebrations, but they have a lot in common.
- On February 3 we celebrate both Carrot Day and Carrot Cake Day. And the best way to celebrate carrot day is by preparing a carrot cake. Although it is a very versatile and practical vegetable, it is also very healthy.
- February 4th Stuffed Mushroom Day. Today is the day of the stuffed mushroom; one of the most popular elaborations to enjoy this magnificent mushroom. So if you also want to celebrate it, don’t miss this recipe for stuffed mushrooms with ham and cheese.
- Chocolate Fondue Day, February 5. Also known as chocolate fountain. It is nothing more than melted chocolate. Which, when served in the fondue, the container that gives it its name, the chocolate is always kept warm. It is perfect for dipping all kinds of toppings: fruit, cakes, sponge cake, bread… There are few things that do not go well with a chocolate fondue.
- February 6 Frozen Yogurt Day, A preparation that in recent years has gained enormous popularity thanks to famous chains specializing in frozen yogurt. The truth is that it is a refreshing, healthy and very tasty ice cream.
- February 7, Fettuccine Alfredo Day
In February we find one of the most important gastronomic events of this 2023, the Pizza Day.
- International Pizza Day, February 9. The most consumed food in the world could not go without its day on the calendar.
- February 9, Bagel and Lox Day: We already celebrate Bagel Day. But one of the bagel’s most popular fillings, smoked salmon and cream cheese, also has its own day on the calendar. And that’s because the salmon and cheese bagel is called Bagel and Lox, one of the most popular.
- World Pulses Day, February 10. Pulses are an indispensable food in our gastronomy. Therefore, it is the perfect day to learn more about this food, for example, knowing the benefits of legumes.
- February 13, Tortellini Day
Another important date in February: almond day.
- February 16th World Almond Day. An important nut, very popular and full of benefits.
- Cabbage Day, February 17. As not all anniversaries could be of chocolates, sweets or cakes, we also find the Cabbage Day.
- February 17, breakfast day. In addition to Cabbage Day, the 17th is also celebrated as Breakfast Day. Although it has always been considered the most important meal of the day, there are more and more fads and diets that omit it. And you, do you eat breakfast?
- February 19th Chocolate Mint Day.
- February 20 Muffin Day. The muffin, similar to cupcakes but less fluffy, also has its own day. If you want to celebrate it, check out this recipe for banana and blueberry muffins.
- Kombucha Day, February 21. A day created by the Kombucha Brewers International Association, in order to raise awareness of this drink. Kombucha is a natural probiotic with a multitude of benefits for our body.
- February 21, pancake day
We also find important cocktail anniversaries
- February 22, Margarita Cocktail Day. As you will see, the Margarita cocktail is not the only one that has its own property in the calendar. We will see many more cocktails and liqueurs later on. But on February 22, as we say, the Margarita cocktail day is celebrated. A drink made with tequila and lime juice, very popular, especially in Mexico.
- Banana Bread Day, February 23.
- February 24, Nachos Day. It is a very appetizing snack or appetizer. Nachos of Mexican origin have been winning the hearts of the whole world. So much so that they have even made a place in the calendar.
- February 26, Pistachio Day. Make a note of this great day in your Gastronomic Calendar if you like pistachios.
- February 27th, Cocido Day. Undoubtedly one of our favorite gastronomic events of this 2023. Cocido is a very typical dish of Spanish gastronomy. Besides being a very traditional recipe, it is a meal that frees us from cooking all week long. There are so many recipes that come out of this stew. And, of course, the cocido also has its own day in the calendar. Thus, every February 27 is celebrated the day of the stew. Celebrate it with this great recipe of cocido madrileño in Express pot.
- February 28th, Chocolate Souffle Day
Gastronomic calendar for March 2023
We continue our gastronomic ephemeris with March. A month also very varied and that will show us a multitude of new recipes for many. For example, the Sloppy Joe, or messy hamburger, did you know it? Or also, the day of the Cheesesteak, which is nothing more than a beef sandwich filled with cheese sauce. A real treat.
- March 1st, Peanut Butter Day. Peanut butter, also known as peanut butter, is a sweet spread that is very popular in Anglo-Saxon countries. But, for years it has not only been consumed in those countries. It has arrived with force to stay. And the fact is that more and more people love this fantastic sweet made from peanuts.
- Pancake Day is also celebrated every March 1. But, in addition to Peanut Butter Day, March 1 also coincides with another of the most important gastronomic events of 2023: Pancake Day. A fantastic sweet that is great for breakfast, as a snack, as well as for dinner if we make them savory. Whatever they are, they are always a delight.
- March 3rd, Mulled Wine Day. Although we find its celebration in March, this drink is very popular at Christmas, in the countries of Northern Europe. It consists of spicing the wine with various aromatic plants, spices, fruits, honey… Obtaining a comforting and very good result.
- March 4th, Marshmallows Day. A white or light pink candy; cloud-shaped, with a very soft and tender texture. They are very popular and very tasty sweets. And, a good way to celebrate their day is to know their history.
Oreo Day is celebrated every March 6th.
- March 6, Oreo Day. Brands also take advantage of these celebrations as a marketing strategy. Thus, every March 6 is celebrated as Oreo Cookie Day. If you also want to celebrate it, you can do it with this spectacular and simple Oreo Milkshake.
- March 7, Cereal Day. A very important food in our diet for centuries.
- March 9, Meatball Day. Such a delicious food could not go without its day on the calendar.
Celebrate Tortilla Day, one of our favorite gastronomic events of 2023.
- March 9, Tortilla Day. Perhaps one of the most important dates for our gastronomy in this gastronomic calendar of 2023. And the fact is that the Tortilla de patatas, or Spanish omelette, has its own celebration, moreover, at international level. For it is a very representative recipe of our gastronomy.
- March 17, St. Patrick’s Day.
- March 18, Sloopy Joe’s Day. A delicious hamburger, ideal to get greasy when eating it. Also known as: the messy burger.
March 20 is also a busy day in this gastronomic calendar of 2023:
For we find three important celebrations, every March 20 is celebrated:
- Ravioli day, Ravioli, also known as Raviolo in Italian, is one of the most popular types of stuffed pasta in Italian cuisine. They are a kind of little bags, square in shape, which can be filled with a multitude of ingredients.
- Macaron Day
- And the day of the Fabada. Another date also very much ours. So do not spend this day without preparing an authentic Asturian fabada.
- March 21, Tiramisu Day. A simple and soft dessert with a delicious flavor, typical of Italian cuisine.
- March 22, Water Day. Another very important date in this gastronomic calendar of 2023. It is a day to raise awareness about the importance of responsible consumption of this essential gift that gives us life.
- March 23rd, Chia Day. Chia is a seed with centuries of history. It is considered a superfood due to all the nutritional contributions that its consumption gives us.
Chia is a seed with a multitude of benefits and properties, so make a note of its day and celebrate it in style.
- March 24, Cheesesteak Day, a sandwich made with beef and cheese sauce. Spectacular, isn’t it?
- Waffle Day, March 25, a delicious sweet ideal for a snack.
- March 26, Spinach Day. Because healthy vegetables also have their own date in this calendar of gastronomic ephemeris of 2023.
- March 27, Cheese Day. A delicious and essential food in many kitchens for all kinds of dishes. Celebrate its day with a magnificent cheese board or a cheese fondue.
- Black Forest Day, March 28, a popular cake of German origin.
- March 29th, Gherkin Day
Gastronomic Calendar for April 2023
In April we also find celebrations of all kinds. Surely many of them will surprise you, or may even make you know new dishes, such as Peach Cobbler, which we will see later, as it celebrates its day in April.
- April 2nd, Jelly Day
- Also on April 2 is celebrated the Chocolate Mousse Day, a delicious and creamy dessert very easy to prepare.
- April 4th, Cordon Bleu Day. A fillet of meat wrapped in ham and cheese, which is then battered and fried. A real treat to indulge yourself from time to time.
- April 6, Carbonara Day. One of the most popular sauces in Italian cuisine. And also one of our favorites for pasta, pizzas….
Every April 6th is also celebrated the Mexican Burrito Day.
The Mexican Burrito has become an icon of this gastronomy outside its borders. That is why it has its own day within the gastronomic ephemeris of 2023.
- April 7, Sweet Popcorn Day. A simple snack that can be prepared in a thousand ways.
- April 8, Empanada Day.
- Cheese Fondue, April 11. Cheese fondue consists of a dish in which different cheeses are prepared to melt in the heat. Once melted, a multitude of ingredients are dipped in the resulting cheese sauce to taste the cheese in one of the best ways there is.
- April 12, Ice Cream Day is celebrated on the following days
Peach Cobbler Day, a wonderful peach cobbler.
- Every April 13 is Peach Cobbler Day, another great date to mark on the calendar. This traditional dish from the gastronomy of the United States and the United Kingdom consists of a peach cobbler on a rich and sweet dough that gives it consistency.
- April 16, Eggs Benedict Day. A popular English Brunch with which to start the day in the best possible way. Did you know that this recipe was created to combat hangovers?
- April 17, Banana Day, a great date to commemorate this fantastic fruit.
- Garlic Day, April 19. Garlic is an important condiment widely used in our gastronomy. It is a must in many dishes, and it brings a spectacular flavor in every dish where we include it. But it also has fantastic recipes in which it is the main ingredient, such as garlic soups or garlic pate.
- But as if all this were not enough, garlic is a food with centuries of history, highly appreciated especially for its great healing qualities, and for thousands of years, it has been used in natural and popular medicine to treat countless ailments and diseases. So a food of these characteristics could not be without its own day in our gastronomic calendar of 2023.
- April 22, Jelly Beans Day, those popular bean-shaped beans.
In April we find another important date for our gastronomy: Salmorejo Day.
- April 24, Salmorejo Day. Salmorejo is a cold soup made mainly with tomato. A typical dish of Cordoba and an icon, like paella or potato omelette, of our gastronomy. It is a must in our summer menus but it is also a healthy, light and ideal dish for any occasion.
- Also on April 24 is celebrated the Hot Dog Day. A very popular street food.
- Zucchini Bread Day, April 25.
- April 26, Pretzel Day. Pretzels are those typical German bows, crackers that are very popular at fairs and celebrations.
- April 27, Ribs Day. Ribs are one of the most appreciated dishes in American gastronomy. So celebrate this day as it deserves with a delicious recipe for BBQ Ribs, or BBQ Ribs.
Even preparations such as garlic have their own date in the gastronomic calendar of 2023.
- April 29th, Garlic Shrimp Day. Just as Garlic Day is also celebrated this month, we find another important date for lovers of this condiment: Garlic Shrimp Day. A delicious preparation for an appetizer or an informal dinner. It consists of frying the shrimp in oil with plenty of garlic.
- April 30, Raisin Day, and we say goodbye to April with another of the most important gastronomic events of 2023. Raisins are a very healthy appetizer for our organism. A great ally of our memory that we can also use in countless recipes, both sweet and savory.
In May 2023, there are also important gastronomic anniversaries. For example, another major brand, this time a soft drink brand, celebrates its day this month. Undoubtedly, a very important marketing strategy. But we also find dates as great as the day of the hamburger. A perfect excuse to indulge ourselves on May 28.
- May 2nd, Tuna Day. World Tuna Day is celebrated every May 2. In addition to being a date marked to commemorate this food, it also aims to raise awareness about responsible consumption. It is in our hands to preserve this important species. Because of its nutritional qualities and its popularity in many kitchens, this fish has been at risk on numerous occasions. Therefore, although we include this date in our gastronomic calendar, its purpose is not so much to promote its consumption, but to raise awareness about responsible consumption.
- Chocolate Custard Day, May 3rd
- May 4th, Orange Juice Day. If you like it as much as we do, surely this day you will get up a little early to pay tribute to orange juice by drinking it for breakfast. And although it is also a great snack, if there is a time of day when it fits perfectly, it is at breakfast, accompanying coffee and toast, don’t you think so?
- May 5th, Hoagie Day. Also known as Submarine Sandwich, this sandwich is a very popular American recipe. And we can’t deny that they are the kings of fast food there.
Another important brand celebrates its day this month
- May 8, Coca Cola Day. It was on this day that the first Coca Cola was sold, in 1886. But did you know that it was sold to a drugstore in Atlanta? Coca Cola began its days as an important syrup. If you want to celebrate its day by including it in a recipe, don’t miss these original caramelized popcorn with Coca Cola.
- Shrimp Day, May 10.
- May 13, Hummus Day. Hummus is a very popular spread all over the world. This chickpea cream, originally from ancient Egypt, has managed to cross borders due to its healthiness and lightness. All this, together with its spectacular flavor, makes it the favorite appetizer or snack of many.
- May 16, Mimosa Cocktail Day. This cocktail is very popular at English brunches. It is made with orange juice and champagne.
- May 17, Nut Day
On May 20 we find three curious gastronomic events.
On this day we find in our gastronomic calendar of 2023 the Quiche Lorraine Day, Strawberry Day and Whisky Day. There are celebrations for all tastes!
- May 20, Quiche Lorraine Day. This is a very popular vegetable quiche from the northwest of France, specifically from the Lorraine region.
- May 20th is also Strawberry Day.
- And the Whisky Day. Whisky Day, a worldwide celebration, does not have a specific day, as it is always celebrated every year on the third Saturday of May. This 2023 falls on the 20th, and is a Scottish initiative to promote this popular alcoholic beverage.
- May 21, Tea Day, a very healthy and versatile popular beverage. It is perfect both for cold days, well heated with a little honey, and for hotter days, with ice.
- May 22, Vanilla Pudding Day. Pudding, also called Budin, is a dessert very similar to flan but with a bigger consistency, since it is made with bread. It is a perfect dessert to use leftover stale bread we have at home.
If you like cheesecakes and blueberries, May 26th is your day!
- May 26, Blueberry Cheesecake Day, or blueberry cheesecake, can you think of a better combination?
- Hamburger Day, May 28. We are going to mark this day in our gastronomic calendar for 2023. Do you know anyone who doesn’t like hamburgers?
- Snail Day, also every 28th of May
- May 29th, Coq Au Vin Day. Coq Au Vin is a dish of French origin, made with chicken in wine.
Gastronomic Events of June 2023
We continue with our gastronomic calendar for June. A month of the most complete in which we can find from the Cider or Milk day, to the Sushi day, the Vegetable day, or the Ceviche day. And, one of our favorites: Tapas Day. A perfect date to commemorate this fantastic custom we have in our country of tapas. Take advantage of the weather to go out for tapas in your favorite bars.
- June 1st, Milk Day. Every June 1st is celebrated the day of milk, an important food that has been accompanying us for centuries and completing our diet. It is a food with a multitude of benefits and properties. In addition, if you like baking, you will have seen that it is an essential ingredient in a multitude of preparations.
- Donut Day, June 2. Also known as Dona, roquilla, rosca, berlina… It has many names. It is a sweet bread, usually fried, although there are also recipes for baking them in the oven, with a hole in the middle.
- June 3rd, Cider Day. Cider is a typical drink of Asturias, and very popular in many places. It is an alcoholic drink, with low alcohol content, made from fermented apple juice.
- June 7, Chocolate Ice Cream Day
Another curious date in our gastronomic calendar for 2023, the Iced Tea Day.
- June 10, Iced Tea Day. After celebrating last month’s Tea Day, in June we find the day of iced tea. An original date to spend the hottest days with a super refreshing and healthy drink. The best option to replace soft drinks. If you also like this drink, we propose to celebrate this day with this great green tea with mint and lime.
- Cucumber Day, June 14.
- June 15, Day of the Tapa. It is celebrated on the third Thursday of June, which this year falls very early, on the 15th. On this day, a multitude of bars and establishments sign up for a delicious gastronomic day in which they offer their most popular tapas along with a drink. It is a perfect day to eat tapas, eating different tapas in your favorite bars.
- June 16, Fresh Vegetables Day
- Martini Day, June 17th.
On June 18 we find two celebrations that will give us a perfect plan for this Sunday.
June 18 is Picnic Day, perfect for a Sunday plan. Prepare some meals to eat out, and go with your family or friends to a nearby field, park, lake… And enjoy a magnificent day outdoors. Afterwards, you can finish the day having a good Sushi dinner, as they also celebrate their day.
- June 18, Picnic Day
- It is also celebrated Sushi Day, a well-known Japanese dish of which there are many types.
- June 20, Vanilla Milkshake Day
- Smoothie Day, June 21, Smoothies are similar to milkshakes, but more consistent than these, and creamier, which are made with fruit, or even vegetables. They are very healthy drinks perfect to take advantage of all the benefits of fruits and vegetables. And, best of all, without wasting anything. Because they are made by crushing them, instead of extracting their juice.
- June 22, Onion Rings Day. A popular and appreciated snack that simply consists of battered and then fried onion rings. It is a perfect garnish for fast food, such as hamburgers or hot dogs. They can also be served as an appetizer.
Wines also have their own dates in the calendar, let’s see it:
- And is that every June 23 is celebrated the Rosé Wine Day, an ideal wine to prepare this Clericot with Rosé Wine, a refreshing and sweet drink perfect if you want to surprise someone special.
- June 24, Praline Day. Praline is a paste widely used in confectionery, made with almonds or hazelnuts candied in sugar.
- June 26, Chocolate Pudding Day, in May we celebrated vanilla pudding day, and this month it is the turn of chocolate pudding. It is a simple dessert to make, quick, and with a delicious result. It is the perfect dessert if you don’t want to get too complicated or spend a lot of money.
- Pineapple Day, June 27th
- June 28th, Ceviche Day. Ceviche is a typical Peruvian dish. It consists of fish, or sometimes seafood, raw and marinated with different ingredients, including citrus, with which it is cooked thanks to its acids. And of course, a dish so representative of Peruvian gastronomy also had to have its day marked on the calendar. If you also want to celebrate it, here we leave you a delicious Ceviche recipe, as well as everything you should take into account when preparing it.
Gastronomic Calendar of July 2023
In July there are many events related to alcoholic beverages. It may be the heat, it may be that the vacations are just around the corner or that many are already enjoying them… But this month we must be careful not to miss too much. July brings together celebrations such as Pina Colada, Mojito, Daiquiri, Tequila… Better choose your favorite to avoid celebrating all these days!
- July 2nd, Aniseed Day.
- July 4th, Caesar Salad Day. The Caesar salad is very popular in North American gastronomy. It consists of a salad with lettuce, chicken, croutons and Caesar sauce, made with anchovies. It is a delicacy that also has a great history behind it.
- July 6th, Fried Chicken Day. When we say that there is a day for everything, we are not lying. Even fried chicken has its own day in our gastronomic calendar for 2023. And the truth is that it is really good.
- Horchata Day, also on July 6. The typical Valencian drink made with tigernut milk, inseparable partner of the fartons, also has its date within the gastronomic ephemeris. It is also a perfect date, because with the heat that we already have on top, what we most want is a fresh horchata.
- July 7th, Cocoa Day
Cocoa is an important food that has been part of our sweetest food for centuries.
- July 9, Sugar Cookie Day.
- July 10, Piña Colada Day. This delicious cocktail, also perfect for this time of the year, is a drink made with pineapple, coconut cream and rum.
- July 11, Mojito Day. This Cuban classic has many followers. You only have to go out on a summer night, anywhere in the world, to find great mojitos in any corner. The combination of rum, sparkling water, sugar, lime and mint is the best mix for summer nights.
- French Fry Day, July 13
- July 14, Macaroni and Cheese Day. Another of our favorite gastronomic ephemeris of this 2023: the day of macaroni and cheese, a great dish (although somewhat caloric) that will delight all our guests.
Let’s continue with the gastronomic ephemeris of July 2023
- July 16, Day of the Corn Fritters
- Pollo a la Brasa Day, every July 16. Another important dish of Peruvian cuisine also has its own day in the gastronomic calendar of 2023. It is a marinated chicken, with different spices, and cooked on the grill. Although if we want to enjoy it we can always cook it in the oven. The result will not be exactly the same, but it will also be very good.
- Caviar Day, July 18th.
- July 19, Daiquiri Day, Cuban cocktail made with white rum, lemon or lime and sugar.
- July 20, Lollipop Day. Every July 20, World Lollipop Day is celebrated in order to promote (even more) this well-known and simple sweet.
After celebrating Tortilla de Patata Day and Salmorejo Day, we find Gazpacho Day.
- July 21, Gazpacho Day. This humble dish, typical of Spanish gastronomy, consists of a cold soup made with different vegetables. It includes tomatoes, green peppers, onion or spring onion, cucumber, garlic, vinegar, oil and salt. In many houses it is also customary to add a little bread to add more consistency. It is a very complete and nutritious dish, besides being very healthy. And of course, an icon of the Mediterranean diet could not be without its own date on the calendar.
- July 23rd, Vanilla Ice Cream Day
- Tequila Day, July 24
- July 26, Coffee Milkshake Day. A refreshing coffee milkshake.
- Creme Brulee Day, July 27. It is a dessert made with cream based on egg yolk and milk, whose surface is toasted with a blowtorch after covering it with a thin layer of sugar. This typical dessert is of French origin.
- July 28, Lasagna Day. No wonder Garfield was so obsessed with this food. This Italian dish is a real treat. Celebrate this day with a classic meat lasagna.
- July 30, Cheesecake Day. Cheesecake is a very versatile sweet. It’s perfect for everyone, it’s delicious and not at all cloying, so it also appeals to those with less of a sweet tooth.
- Avocado Day, July 31st, also known as green gold. Avocados have a multitude of properties and benefits. This fruit (although we use it in savory recipes, it is a fruit) is very versatile in the kitchen. We can prepare an infinite number of recipes with it, such as avocados stuffed with ham; or this croissant with avocado, shrimp and poached egg.
Gastronomic Events of August 2023
- August 2nd, Ice Cream Sandwich Day
- August 3, Watermelon Day, the star fruit of the summer. Refreshing, light and very very hydrating. It is also delicious.
- August 4th, Beer Day. This historic beverage is one of the most popular around the world. And did you know that it has a multitude of benefits and properties?
- Oyster Day, August 5th
Honey also has its own day in the calendar of gastronomic events in 2023.
- August 6, Honey Day. Honey is a very important food in our diet. It has many benefits and properties and we can use it in many recipes. We can even make an ancient drink with it: mead.
- Rice Pudding Day, August 9th
- August 10th, S’mores Day. S’mores are an original dessert typical of the United States and Canada. It is customary to prepare it in the camps, in the night bonfires that the young explorers make. It consists of a sandwich with cookies, between which is placed a marshmallow or cloud and a little chocolate. All this is toasted in the fire and, ready!
- August 13, Filet Mignon Day, we refer with this name to different very juicy cuts of pork, veal or beef.
We continue with the gastronomic ephemeris of August 2023
- August 16, Rum Day
- August 18, Fajita Day. Another great and very popular dish of Tex-Mex cuisine.
- August 20, Potato Chip Day, a dish that everyone loves. It is the perfect garnish for any dish. And of course, they also have their own day in the gastronomic calendar of 2023.
- August 20, Lemonade Day. A refreshing drink that is very popular in North America, especially on the hottest days. That is why August 20 is a great date to celebrate one of the most refreshing gastronomic festivities of 2023.
- August 22, Bao Day. Bao bread is a kind of bun, or bread, typical of Asian cuisine. It can be stuffed with a multitude of ingredients. Being a steamed bread, its texture is very tender and spongy.
Gastronomic calendar for August 2023
- August 23, Biscuit Day. A classic in confectionery. Since sponge cakes, although by themselves are a fantastic sweet, are also the basis of many cakes and pastries. So they could not be without their own date in the gastronomic calendar of 2023.
- Ramen Day, August 25. Ramen is a dish of Japanese origin, already known worldwide. It began as fast food, in a street stall. And over time, it has become an icon of Japanese gastronomy.
- Banana Split Day is also celebrated every August 25. A complete and delicious ice cream consisting of a banana accompanied by vanilla, chocolate and strawberry ice cream. All this accompanied with a lot of whipped cream and strawberry or chocolate syrup.
- August 28th, Cherry Day
- August 29, Chop Suey Day. A dish of Chinese-American origin, which consists, as its name suggests, of “mixed pieces”. The recipe includes meat, which can be beef, pork, chicken… With different vegetables, all sautéed and accompanied with noodles or rice.
- Mixed Nuts Day, August 31.
Calendar of Gastronomic Events 2023, September
In September 2023 we also find a multitude of gastronomic events of all kinds. We find the day of the arepa, guacamole, chocolate milkshake, cocoa, paella … We have dishes of all kinds. And, our favorite (besides paella day), cheeseburger day. Make a note of all these gastronomic events and don’t forget to celebrate your favorites. They are a perfect excuse to treat yourself.
- September 2nd, Coconut Day.
- September 4th, Macadamia Nut Day. A nut that has many properties for our body. And a good way to celebrate this day is to know the benefits and properties of macadamia nuts.
- Cheese Pizza Day, September 5. Who doesn’t like pizza? And even more, if they are with cheese. Well, for all pizza and cheese lovers, September 5 is their day. We celebrate one of the richest gastronomic events of 2023. And the best way to celebrate it is with the classic four-cheese pizza, or with the six-cheese pizza.
- September 9, Arepa Day
- Chocolate Milkshake Day, September 12. A refreshing drink that can be made in a matter of minutes. Perfect for an afternoon snack.
- September 13, Chocolate or Cocoa Day.
- September 16, Guacamole Day, celebrate it with any of these 10 guacamole recipes. This spread goes way beyond mashed avocado.
In 2023, Oktoberfest begins on September 16.
One of the most important gastronomic events in our 2023 calendar is Oktoberfest. This year’s Oktoberfest kicks off on September 16. It is the biggest popular festival in Germany, but you can also celebrate it in many other places. It is so famous that it has been celebrated in many other countries. This festival lasts up to 16 days from the beginning (always on Saturday).
- September 18, Cheeseburger Day, celebrate it with the great Minneapolis Burger, a cheeseburger stuffed with cheese.
- September 19, Appetizer Day.
- Paella Day, September 20, an iconic dish of Valencian gastronomy. In addition we can find it with a multitude of ingredients. But if you want to celebrate this fantastic event of our gastronomic calendar, do it with the typical and authentic Valencian paella.
- September 22nd, White Chocolate Day. Just as cocoa has its own date in the gastronomic calendar of 2023, its variant, white chocolate, also has its own day. Although it does not contain cocoa and is made with cocoa butter, many do not consider it to be chocolate, the truth is that it is a fantastic sweet both for indulgence and for use in confectionery.
- Lobster Day, September 25
- September 26, Dumpling Day. Dumpling is a kind of dumpling, typical of Asian cuisine, which can have many different fillings. If you want to celebrate this day, do not miss this recipe to make great and delicious homemade dumplings.
We say goodbye to the month of September 2023 with three curious gastronomic anniversaries, let’s take a look at them
- The German Sandwich Day is also celebrated every September 26th.
- September 28, Poke Day, or Poke Bowl. A popular salad of Hawaiian origin that includes a multitude of ingredients. Because it is a very light and healthy dish, it has become a favorite of many. It is a great and easy to make dinner or first course: complete, healthy and above all, delicious.
- September 30, Lemon Day. And we end the month with another of the most important gastronomic events of 2023, the day of the lemon. A very important citrus fruit in our gastronomy to flavor any dish, both sweet and savory recipes.
We continue with the gastronomic events to be celebrated in October 2023. This month we also find such delicious ephemeris as Pulled Pork, or chocolate cupcakes. But they are not the only ones, we also have celebrations to maintain a good diet, such as Apple Day or Peanut Day. And, one of the best holidays of the year: Halloween is celebrated in October!
- October 1st, Vegetarianism Day. Many people decide to maintain a vegetarian diet.
- Coffee Day is also celebrated on October 1st. One of the most consumed beverages in the world could not go without its own date within the gastronomic events of 2023. But besides being a very popular drink, essential for many of us to start the day, it is also a fundamental ingredient in many recipes.
- October 4, Cinnamon Roll Day, another of our favorite gastronomic events. And these cinnamon rolls are to die for. If you want to celebrate this day, don’t miss this Cinnamon Roll recipe.
- October 7, Frappé Day. And, after celebrating coffee day, we find in our gastronomic calendar the day of the frappé, a refreshing coffee with milk, whipped cream and sugar.
- Chocolate Pretzel Day, October 7
Gastronomic Calendar 2023
- October 8, Octopus Day
- October 9, Blue Cheese Day. If you like cheeses with a powerful flavor, this day you are in luck, as it is Blue Cheese Day. Celebrate it with these delicious blue cheese croquettes.
- Pulled Pork Day, October 11. Pulled pork is an elaboration with pork that consists of stewing the meat long enough to make it tender and separate into strands. In addition, it includes different marinades that give it a unique flavor. Pulled pork, or carne mechada, is perfect for filling tacos, burritos, sandwiches, snacks or even hamburgers.
- Peanut Day, October 13
- October 13, Egg Day, is celebrated every 2nd Friday of October. So this year this gastronomic ephemeris falls on the 13th, but has no fixed date. Eggs are a basic food in our diet, besides being essential for a multitude of delicious recipes.
- Mushroom Day, October 14, a magnificent mushroom that is also in season at this time. Although we can find them all year round in the supermarket, if you are fond of mycology, a good way to celebrate this day is to go out and pick wild mushrooms.
- October 16, Food Day
- Bread Day, October 16. Bread is a staple food in our diet. It has been in our diet for centuries; so such an important food could not be without its date in the gastronomic calendar of 2023. Celebrate it by making your own homemade bread.
Chocolate Cupcakes also have their date in the calendar
- October 18, Chocolate Cupcake Day, a wonderful and delicious sweet very striking and with which to let our imagination fly as far as decoration is concerned.
- Apple Day, October 21
- October 22nd, Nuts Day. We continue with our gastronomic calendar of 2023 with the day of the nuts. An important date that commemorates an important food, or rather, snack. And the fact is that nuts are a great source of vitamins and nutrients. If you want to know all the benefits and properties of nuts, here we told you about them.
- Champagne Day, October 22. This refreshing sparkling wine of French origin also has its own date within the gastronomic ephemeris of 2023.
- October 25, Pasta Day. A typical Italian food but that also arrived to our gastronomy many years ago, to stay. It is so versatile, simple and delicious that it has become a must in the weekly menu of every house.
- October 26th, Pumpkin Day
October Gastronomic Celebrations, Caramelized Apple Day
- October 30, Caramelized Apple Day, a sweet that you have surely seen in all the fairs you have attended. Well, as they could not be less, they also have their own day on the calendar.
- October 31: Halloween! Every October 31 we say goodbye to the month with Halloween, an Irish holiday that has spread practically all over the world. This date marks the beginning of the Celtic New Year, and is the night when the spirits walk among us.
- Rice Day, October 31. Another important date on our gastronomic calendar in 2023 is rice day. A humble ingredient that complements our diet.
November 2023 Gastronomic Calendar
As the year draws to a close, November 2023 arrives with new and original gastronomic events. For example, some lesser-known foods or recipes celebrating their day this month are French toast or baklava. So, if you like to try new foods, it is the perfect excuse to get to know these two recipes. But we also find other celebrations such as the Mediterranean Diet Day, a date to commemorate this fantastic and healthy cuisine. Or, the day of the Black Beer.
- November 1st, Calzone Day. The calzone is a kind of pizza but served folded on itself. So that the filling is inside it.
- November 2, Stuffed Eggs Day. One of the most curious gastronomic ephemeris of 2023, and it is that even the stuffed eggs have their own day.
- Sandwich Day, November 3. A simple way to take our food with us if we are going to eat out, or to spend the day in the countryside, or simply for an informal and quick dinner. Sandwiches are super versatile and can get us out of trouble on more than one occasion.
- November 4, Candy Day
- November 5, Black Beer Day.
- Cappuccino Day, November 8. This coffee of Italian origin is a very frothy drink, with a delicious and delicate touch, consisting of a mixture of coffee, cocoa powder and frothed milk.
We also celebrate Fried Chicken Sandwich Day, a delicacy from North America.
- November 9, Fried Chicken Sandwich Day. The fried chicken sandwich is a hearty meal that has achieved great fame due to an American fast food chain. And of course, being from there most of the gastronomic ephemeris of this 2023, it could not miss this popular fast food.
- Vanilla Cupcake Day, November 10.
- Brownie Day, November 11. It is said that the Brownie was the origin of a sweet mistake. The baker in charge of the cake forgot to include yeast. As a result, he obtained a sponge cake with no rise, more forceful, but with a delicious flavor.
- Churro Day is also celebrated on November 11. A must in our most winter breakfasts or snacks. So this sweet could not go without its day in the gastronomic calendar.
- November 13, Mediterranean Diet Day. The Mediterranean Diet is one of the healthiest diets in the world. It is highly appreciated thanks to the high use of fresh food, the varied recipes, the quality of the ingredients. But, in addition to all that, it also includes a series of habits and customs that occur in the Mediterranean Sea area. Celebrate this day knowing all the characteristics of the Mediterranean Diet.
- November 14, Spicy Guacamole
Another of our favorite dates in the gastronomic calendar: homemade bread day.
- November 17, Homemade Bread Day. And although buying it is very simple and quick, the truth is that the pleasure we get from eating our own bread is unparalleled.
- Baklava Day, also on November 17. Baklava, which also has its day within the gastronomic ephemeris of 2023, is a small cake of Ottoman gastronomy, made with pistachios, almonds, or walnuts, and dipped in honey.
- November 21, Gingerbread Cookie Day. Although they are a Christmas classic, in November we celebrate their day. Try this recipe for Ginger Cinnamon Cookies.
- November 23, Cranberry Day
Another important gastronomic date: Thanksgiving.
- Thanksgiving, 4th Thursday of November, which falls this year on the 23rd. It is celebrated mainly in the United States and Canada. It is an important date when family, friends and loved ones get together to give thanks for everything they have.
- November 24, Red Wine Day
- November 28, French Toast Day. French toast is a wonderful sweet that is very easy to make, similar to our torrijas (saving the distances). It consists of sliced bread, soaked in milk and beaten egg, fried in butter, and then coated with cinnamon and sugar.
December, Gastronomic anniversaries
And we end our calendar of gastronomic ephemeris with December 2023. We bid farewell to the year with the day of the cotton candy, the day of the roast suckling pig, or the day of the fruit tart. As you can see, we have dates for all tastes. Let’s take a look at them in detail:
- December 2nd, Fried Food Day. A perfect day to indulge in a variety of fried foods. Which are your favorites? Make a note of this date in your gastronomic calendar for 2023 so you don’t miss it.
- Pear Day, December 4
- December 4, Cookie Day. An essential sweet in the breakfast of many. Cookies, which have accompanied us for so many years since we were very young, are a delicious and very versatile sweet in the kitchen. They are also a fundamental ingredient in a multitude of pastry recipes.
- Cotton Candy Day, December 7. One of the sweetest gastronomic ephemeris. Cotton candy celebrates its day every December 7.
- Noodle Day, every December 11.
- December 14, Bouillabaisse Day. A soup made with different fish or seafood. It is typical of the French Provence.
- December 15, Cupcake Day, after celebrating the day of the vanilla cupcake and the chocolate cupcake, in December we have its most generic date.
- Roast Suckling Pig Day, December 18. A very well chosen date, because in December this recipe becomes one of the most prepared at Christmas.
Every April 6th is also celebrated the Mexican Burrito Day.
- December 20, Sangria Day. Although it is true that it does not fit much to celebrate Sangria Day in December, since it is a very refreshing drink, more associated with the summer; in the gastronomic calendar of 2023 we find its celebration on December 20. And the truth is that it is a very useful drink to serve at Christmas and not spend a lot of money.
- Shrimp Day, December 21.
- December 22, Date and Nut Bread Day. An original and delicious bread perfect to surprise all your guests.
- Fruit Cake, December 27th
- December 29, Pepper Day
- December 30, Bacon Day. And we close our gastronomic calendar of 2023 with the Bacon Day, which is celebrated every December 30. A delicious ingredient that enhances every dish in which we include it.
And here we finish our gastronomic calendar of 2023, and you, which event do you prefer? If you liked it, remember to leave us your comments, ideas, opinions… We love to read you! And don’t forget to follow us on social networks to keep up to date with all our publications. You can find us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram.