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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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Yoshino – Sushi

March 6th, 2012 I had a real craving for sushi today and went to visit my favourite Japanese delicatessen, Yoshino. I’ve been buying takeaway from Yoshino for about 10 years – they beat supermarket sushi by a million miles and … Continue reading

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Baked Sea Bream

January 11th 2012 The gilt-headed bream is very popular in Mediterranean cuisine. It has a slightly sweet flavour and can be roasted, fried, grilled, etc. – it’s quite versatile. I believe it’s commonly farmed and therefore is not endangered. Naturally, … Continue reading

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Christmas Farmers’ Market

December 18th, 2011 I’ve been to Islington Farmers’ Market this morning for some Christmas provisions. I was expecting a very busy day, but it was no more crowded than an ordinary week – I suppose a lot of people were … Continue reading

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La Boqueria

October 15th, 2011 After lunch on Saturday we went to Barcelona’s beautiful and historical market, Mercat St. Josep de la Boqueria to buy food for a large Sunday lunch. I must have been to the market every day this week … Continue reading

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Turbot

October 14th, 2011 Somehow in the excitement of all this Catalan eating and drinking, I’ve managed to miss out a post! After supper at Pollo Rico on Thursday, at around 3.30 am, Oli realised that he had a large uncooked … Continue reading

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North Sea Fish

September 12th, 2011 Four months later than intended, Oli and I finally got to the North Sea Fish and Chip shop! Back in May, we sat across the street, in the Norfolk Arms, watching a queue of hungry people buying … Continue reading

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