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Suquet de Peix

Suquet de Peix is a Catalan fish soup or stew, popular in Valencia and the Balearic Islands, as well as Cataluña. The word suquet comes from the verb suquejar to release or secrete juices and peix is Catalan for fish … Continue reading

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Can Miguel

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

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Merluza con Garbanzos y Chorizo

Hake with Chickpeas and Chorizo I really enjoyed a bacalao with chickpeas and chorizo dish recently in Barcelona and thought I’d cook something similar at home. Hake is quite a good substitute for bacalao, since it’s from the same fish … Continue reading

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El Racó del Mariner

November 26th, 2015 Even though I’d previously lived in Barcelona for several years, I had no idea that El Racó del Mariner existed until a couple of weeks ago. El Racó del Mariner (The Fisherman’s Dock) is a bar/restaurant that … Continue reading

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Fifteen Raval

October 4th, 2013 I went to Manning Lobby Bar for lunch today, but when I got there it seemed to have undergone a name change… Well the menu looked good (click the image above to view) and the location is … Continue reading

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La Mar Salada (expo lunch)

April 23rd, 2012 To celebrate the success of Saturday’s Expo and to spend time with a group of friends who’d come over from London for the show, we went to La Mar Salada for lunch en mass. Anyone who’s a regular … Continue reading

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Romesco

October 13th, 2011 Susan Ferguson took me to Romesco, the day after I arrived in Barcelona, June 1991. It’s an economical restaurant with lots of character and I’m delighted that the entire staff seem to be exactly the same as … Continue reading

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Hake Throat

July 23rd, 2011 I bought a large hake yesterday, from the fishmonger in Chapel Market. I saw hake throats being cooked in a San Sebastián food club, on Rick Stein’s Spain (BBC 2 television) two weeks ago. Having a hake with … Continue reading

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Sardinas

July 23rd, 2011 I bought sardines as an appetiser, again from Angel Fisheries. I wrote about them here, about a year ago, but they looked so good yesterday, that I couldn’t resist photographing them again. Sardines are rich in omega-3 … Continue reading

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Hake and Tomatoes

July 15th 2011 Hake cooked with tomatoes and olives is a typical Spanish dish. Hake is a very popular fish in Spain and as I’ve said before, a lot of it’s caught in British waters and exported – we don’t … Continue reading

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