Tag Archives: gazpacho

Can Miguel

I went to Calella twice this week with Oli and Nookie. We had been warned that restaurants on the Costa Brava could be for tourists only – all pizza and bad tapas (tapas do not come from Cataluña), but we … 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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Turkey Fiesta

October 16th, 2011 Having been to La Boqueria to buy food for a large Sunday fiesta on the terraza, a lot of prep needed to be done on Saturday evening to get the food ready. Oli did most of the … Continue reading

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La Braseria

October 14th, 2011 I’ve been working in Poblenou (New Village), the industrial district just outside of central Barcelona. On Friday I had lunch with my friend Adrian, at one of his local bars, La Braseria – a fairly typical Catalan … Continue reading

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Ajoblanco

Ajoblanco is a refreshing Spanish soup, served cold. It’s sometimes referred to as white gazpacho or sopa de ajo (not to be confused with a hot sopa de ajo) and is typical of Andalusia and Extremadura. Almáchar in Málaga even has a … Continue reading

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Gazpacho

August 11th 2011 Gazpacho is a cold, raw vegetable soup which originates from Andalusia in Spain. Because of it’s bread, oil and garlic base, there’s a certain amount of speculation on where it came from – most probably it arrived … Continue reading

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Soho Food Feast

June 25th 2011 I’ve just eaten faggots in a Soho churchyard on a Saturday afternoon – fortunately, I was at the Soho Food Feast and the faggots came in a bun. The feast itself was organised by Margot Henderson, to … Continue reading

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