Umami and Other Tastes of Honest Greens

Translated from Japanese as yummy, deliciousness or a pleasant savoury taste, umami is actually a taste: the fifth taste, the one besides sweet, sour, salty and bitter. It is present in a vast array of veggies as well as in most fermented foods, and it’s also one of the tasty bowls of Honest Greens.

10 Modernist Buildings You Should Know. And Why You Should Know Them

As you already know, I am passionate about architecture and styles, in general. Plus, since I’ve moved to Barcelona I fell head over heels in love with the Modernist current, especially as I have so many buildings in this style, on my daily route. When I first visited the city, back in 2005, I didn’tContinue reading “10 Modernist Buildings You Should Know. And Why You Should Know Them”

The Heart of Trees & Other Stories. Jaume Plensa at MACBA

“Sculpture is the best way to pose a question” says Jaume Plensa, artist born in Barcelona in 1955. His solo exhibition at MACBA runs until April 22nd so these days are a great opportunity to see it, that if you haven’t already.

A Shopping Guide of El Born. Meet the Artisans

A staple of bohemian and historical Barcelona, El Born has a six-centuries-long-established tradition of craftsmanship and its spirit of creating unique pieces of fashion, jewellery, bags or household items has remained intact.

Inspired from Travels, Designed in Barcelona. Stories from Palo Alto Market

For some, travelling means vacation. For others, travelling means the source of inspiration, which they further translate into fashion. Here are some of their stories as seen at the latest edition of Palo Alto Market.