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Restaurant Victoria

The weather was good today, so I arranged to have lunch with Jonas at the Victoria. This is an old favourite, the food is good, the Menú del Día is incredibly cheap and we get treated like old friends. This … Continue reading

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Bar Victoria (revisitado)

August 15th, 2013 I got up early and set off for Barcelona with friends for a weekend of eating and drinking and a strong desire to revisit La Festa de Gràcia, a spectacular street festival that I haven’t seen in 21 … Continue reading

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Restaurante Victoria (revisited)

April 21st, 2012 It’s the day of the All i Oli Expo but we had to make a little detour to the Italian deli (C/ de Bonsuccés, 08001) for truffle oil and yet one more visit to the Bouqueria for offal, … Continue reading

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Restaurante Victoria

October 15th, 2011 After our vermut aperitifs, we went for a lunchtime menu at Ristaurante Victoria, on the Raval side of the Ramblas. We sat outside and ordered three courses and a bottle of white wine – all for less … Continue reading

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Guisantes Salteados con Beicon

Peas, sautéed with bacon (sometimes jamón) is a very popular starter on a Menú del Día in Barcelona. The bacon can be swapped for small prawns (see here) and I’ve even seen it as a main course with an egg … Continue reading

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Devilled Kidneys

Devilled meats became very popular in Victorian England – possibly to disguise poor quality food. The process involves marinating the meat with hot spices before cooking and typically includes cayenne pepper, English mustard and Worcestershire sauce. Devilled kidneys were a … Continue reading

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Parlament – Cuina de Barri

On Sunday I had lunch with Debbie in Carrer del Parlament, which has become a trendy foodie spot where locals go to eat. The street is close to Sant Antoni Market and recent blockages to combat pollution, along with Covid … Continue reading

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Venison and Kidney Pudding

I bought some venison at the farmer’s market on Sunday and mentioned to the game man, that I was thinking of making a venison and kidney pudding. Quick as a flash, he handed me a pair of venison kidneys and … Continue reading

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Beef Stew and Suet Dumplings

Most cultures that raise cattle for meat and dairy eat some kind of beef stew, however suet dumplings (and puddings) are particularly British. Suet is a protective hard fat that forms around the kidneys of most large animals. When rendered … Continue reading

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Devilled Pheasant

Devilled meats became very popular in Victorian England – possibly to disguise poor quality food. The process involves marinating the meat with hot spices before cooking and typically includes cayenne pepper, English mustard and Worcestershire sauce. Devilled kidneys were a … Continue reading

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