Tag Archives: Mediterranean

Banys La Gavina

Last weekend some friends came to stay and on Saturday night (after another lunch at Domèstic) we went to watch the Catalan Creedence Clearwater Revival tribute band, Willy and the Poorboys. Someone spiked our drinks with alcohol, so on Sunday … Continue reading

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Mediterranean Partridge

While the Red-legged Partridge is native to some Mediterranean countries (particularly France, Spain and Northern Italy), the one above most definitely lived and died in Colchester. I know this because I bought it from the Pheasant Girl on Sunday and all … Continue reading

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Blue Beach Bar

October 7th, 2013 After lunch at Joanet, we walked towards Barceloneta Beach with a brief interlude for coffee on the way. On arrival we were delighted to find that one of the xiringuitos (small bar or restaurant on the beach), … Continue reading

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Sea Urchin (Uni)

April 18th, 2013 Sea Urchins live in cool to temperate seas and are a popular food in the Mediterranean, the Americas, Japan, New Zealand and Korea. These creatures are globular with tiny spines – tubular feet which pump water in order … Continue reading

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