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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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