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Mercat Municipal de Calella

Callella has a small indoor market – Mercado de San Jaime, designed by architect Jeroni Martorell and  built in 1927. In contrast with Barcelona’s big city markets (La Boqueria, Mercat Galvany, etc.) this one is quite tiny. Inside the front … Continue reading

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Mercat de la Llibertat

Having come up to Gràcia several times to visit Mercat de l’Abaceria, I discovered that it closed on 21st July and will be renovated – which means demolished and rebuilt. This is a great shame since pretty much all the … Continue reading

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Mercat Galvany

“Al mercat de Galvany volem compartir amb vosaltres la nostra passió pel menjar de qualitat incomparable. Amb molta cura busquem i oferim els millors productes per cuinar, menjar i gaudir.” “At Galvany Market we want to share our passion for … Continue reading

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Beef Stock

October 9th 2011 I’ve covered making vegetable stock and using a pressure cooker for stocks made from cooked bones, but what about fresh bones? When making a beef stock, especially for something like onion soup, fresh beef bones are the … Continue reading

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Veal Roast

July 30th, 2011 The butcher was doing a special deal on veal roasts this week. I’d never cooked one before, so it appealed to my sense of adventure. Graham (the butcher), suggested, that a good way to cook it, would … Continue reading

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Spicy Chicken and Beans

March 19th 2010 This is a hearty Spanish recipe which can be used for a whole chicken, jointed, or with 4 or more, chicken thighs. I imagine that the bones of a whole chicken will add a lot more flavour … Continue reading

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Bumblebee Natural Foods

February 2nd, 2011 Bumblebee Natural Foods are 3 shops on Brecknock Road, originating from this one (pictured), the nut shop, in 1980. Since then the business has expanded to include a bakery next door, plus a vegetable shop and natural remedies … Continue reading

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