Tag Archives: allioli

Romesco – October 2016

Back again in Barcelona, for a Catalan wedding, I had to go to Romesco, my favourite  nighttime restaurant. This place is literally, as cheap as chips, but very good with it. I have been coming here since 1991 and almost … Continue reading

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Pollo Rico (rich chicken)

After eating lunch at La Platilleria we met some friends for a carajillo and a glass of wine at the Victoria. We were searching for a bar with Kahlúa to make an Espresso Martini for Dick Bradsell. This proved to … Continue reading

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Can Vilaró

It rained this morning, but we got lucky – it started to clear up in time for a lunchtime rendez vous with Jonas, Sylvia and Sabina at Can Vilaró. Can Vilaró is on a corner facing Sant Antoni Market, designed … Continue reading

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Patates amb Allioli

August 14th, 2014 A small hake fillet and a couple of haddock fillets landed in my lap (very cheaply) today. Hake always makes me think of allioli – both are very popular in Barcelona and seem to go hand in hand. Allioli … 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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Rabbit Barbecue

May 14th, 2013 At the Farmers’ Market on Sunday, I was delighted when the farmer gave me two wild rabbits. With the new season of spring vegetables coming up, rabbits are a real pest – they can have 3 – 12 … Continue reading

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Neon Barbecue

May 12th, 2012 My friend Simon Tyszko asked me to cook for his birthday party, at his studio in Battersea (previously a school science lab). We considered wok cooking over a gas powered water feature, but the flame wasn’t hot enough … Continue reading

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