TELLERINA: (Donax trunculus)
Shell fragile shell longer than wide and triangular in shape. It can measure up to 4 cm. Sandy color with darker bands radio. The interior of the shell is purple and has soft teeth at the bottom of the shell. La Coquina is a coastal species that live buried in sandy and muddy over, preferring more recent. Despite being a species prized in the markets today is not much exploited by petxinaires Arenys de Mar as its population has declined considerably in recent years. Not so many years ago were located along our coastline Coquina major banks and even was possible to find them buried in the sand of our beaches.The romesco sauce was originally from the province of Tarragona and has extendido be afraid toda Catalonia, there are countless variations and uses. Spicy flavor sometimes is used with meats, vegetables and FISH.