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Sant Joan

The biggest festival in Cataluña is Sant Joan (St. John), which takes place every year on 23rd and 24th June. This is also a celebration of the summer solstice (albeit two days late), Sant Joan having been born (according to … Continue reading

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Fira per la Terra

April 22nd, 2012 Having eaten a brilliant lunch at Joanet and laughed ourselves silly, we went to Earth Day in Barcelona’s Ciutadella Park . Fira per la Tera (in Catalan) is an international event which aims to increase appreciation of and awareness for the … Continue reading

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La Mar Salada

October 19th, 2011 Wednesday – my last full day in Barcelona. I had lunch with Ian, Lena and Oli, by the beach in Barceloneta. La Mar Salada is an award winning restaurant in Barceloneta, recommended by Time Out and Fodor’s. The … Continue reading

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Chorizo Bread

May 31st, 2011 I started off with the idea of making coca, a popular type of flat bread from the Balearic Islands (similar to a thick pizza dough with a flavoured topping). Then I looked at focaccia, because I wanted … Continue reading

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