Tag Archives: Catalan

A Catalan Wedding

After several days of eating, drinking and celebrating, Jonas and Silvia’s wedding day finally arrived. It was a civil wedding, but they’d booked a spectacular venue – The Consell de Cent (Consejo de Ciento), the Council of the Hundred. Not … 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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Festa Major de Gràcia 2013

August 15th, 2013 Having stuffed ourselves stupid twice in one day, we set out for the Festa de Gràcia, not far from Xiringuito Aigua. Gràcia is a barrio (region) of Barcelona, just above Barrio Gótico and Eixample. Gràcia was originally a … Continue reading

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L’Antic Forn

December 5th, 2012 It’s was a grey day (even in Barcelona), nevertheless, I set out to find a new restaurant with a good lunchtime menu. I’d noticed L’Antic Forn (old bakery) a few nights before, because it had a bunch … Continue reading

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Elisabets

April 25th, 2012 On my last day in Barcelona, I had lunch with Oli and Dorian in Elisabets, a small restaurant bar in the corner of Barrio Chino (close to Plaça Cataluña). I’ve been here before – they do a very … Continue reading

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Can Lluis

November 29th, 2011 Can Lluis is an 82 year old, Catalan, family run restaurant, which has survived Franco and the civil war. Their style of cuisine has always been home cooking, so it must be good! Previously there had been … Continue reading

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Steak and Black Truffle

November 27th, 2011 The morning after Homage to Cataluña we were a bit tired to say the least. I rummaged around the fridge looking for something fortifying to cook for brunch and came across a black truffle, quail eggs and … Continue reading

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