Tag Archives: Bon Nadal

Bones Festes 2020

Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Cançó de Nadal: L’escola és tancada, hi ha llum al carrer, la senyora Pepa saluda el carter. “Que tingui bon dia, avui és Nadal, estigui contenta, Jesús ha … Continue reading

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Feliz Navidad 2019

Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! The above is the current shop window of the infamous Get Stuffed on Essex Road, Islington – no turkeys in sight!  

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Bones Festes 2018

Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. I found this fantastic mother pig pie and babies, in La Colmena – Dolceria de la Colmena is one of Barcelona’s oldest pastelerías (patisseries) and it’s always good … Continue reading

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Tió de Nadal

The Caga Tió or Tió de Nadal is a Christmas Yule Log specific to Cataluña and Aragon. Translated from Catalan, Caga Tió means, “shitting log”. I believe El Tió predates the introduction of Father Christmas to Cataluña and he performs … Continue reading

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