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.

Teresa’s Stairway

A fast bar for slow food, Teresa’s Stairway addresses the street with a colourful display of their selection of activated h2o-s and cold-pressed juices. The menu includes fish burgers and salads and many vegetarian options plus some delicious sweet indulgences. The choices at Teresa’s Stairway can be described as flexitarian, or semi-vegetarian, thus mainly plant-basedContinue reading “Teresa’s Stairway”

The Tapas Plan | at Catacroquet

At Catacroquet in Poblenou things are quite simple: you can choose from the menu either croquettes or “no croquetables”. My advice is to go for a mix of 6 croquettes and as many tapas as you feel you can share with your friends. Everything is tasty and worth trying. We started with the strong pointContinue reading “The Tapas Plan | at Catacroquet”

Vermouth, the Official Start of the Weekend

Since I’ve been here in Barcelona, it seems that the midday vermouth is the official start of the weekend. With a nice glass of this aromatic fortified wine, algo para picar and friends, sitting at a terrace or enjoying a live set in a bar, that’s the local way to welcome el finde, the end ofContinue reading “Vermouth, the Official Start of the Weekend”

Mas d’Eroles | Artesan’s Raw Cheese

For cheese lovers, Barcelona is simply heaven. All across Catalunya there are plenty of local producers that create their cheese the artesan way; and, in the city – lots of fairs and events where you can taste them, and let the cheesemakers tell you their story and where you can buy the specialties. One ofContinue reading “Mas d’Eroles | Artesan’s Raw Cheese”