Brunch in a Hammock

Hammock Juice Station has an inviting setup of suspended hammock seats, and it’s place for relaxing and having vegan food, juices and a moment of fun while swinging. No wi-fi. Hammock Juice Station has a menu with tasty toasts with veggies, like this avocado with cherry tomatoes, chia and toasted pumpkin seeds. They also serveContinue reading “Brunch in a Hammock”

Sunday by the Sea

There are few things in life that can get better than a sunny day by the sea, in my opinion at least. And if this sunny day is also not when you’d expect it, in the middle of summer, but in the (otherwise pretty chill) early January, well then you simply can’t beat this. EvenContinue reading “Sunday by the Sea”

Petit Brot, the Tasty Little Sprout

Petit Brot is an organic cold-press juice bar, just a few steps away from La Boqueria Market, in the area of Raval. They promote a sustainable, ethical and healthy lifestyle, from the menu to the interior design materials.   Local, organic, raw vegan, sustainable, ethical, fair trade, gluten free – that’s how the menu of PetitContinue reading “Petit Brot, the Tasty Little Sprout”

el Turrón

A simple recipe with honey, sugar, egg white and almonds, turned out into the essential sweet of any Christmas meal, in Spain, and into the famous Spanish candy in the world.     While today a number of different varieties exist, and regions have their own special recipes, the history of turrón can be traced backContinue reading “el Turrón”

The Tapas Plan | La Rubia

Last evening, looking for a place for a tapa and a glass of wine, we stopped at La Rubia. This casual restaurant addresses mostly local people and is specialised in tapas and salads, or platitos, bocadillos y ensaladas de carácter local, that go with their – also local – beers, wines and vermouth. My favourites byContinue reading “The Tapas Plan | La Rubia”

Blue Project Café: the Raw-Vegan Kitchen of an Art Foundation

An independent platform for contemporary art, Blue Project takes great pride in their gastronomic space that offers 100% organic food and is the first raw vegan kitchen to have opened in Barcelona.   I went to Blue Project in the morning, and what a great start the day it was. First of all, the surroundings areContinue reading “Blue Project Café: the Raw-Vegan Kitchen of an Art Foundation”

Escalivada | Cuines Santa Caterina

Escalivada is a traditional dish from Catalonia, and typically consists of roasted eggplant and bell peppers with olive oil, and sometimes onion, tomato, minced garlic, and salt.

Tortilla de Patatas | Parlament, Cuina de Barri

Tortilla is the diminutive form of torta, cake. This dish is called tortilla de patatas or tortilla española to distinguish it from the plain omelette or tortilla francesa. Tortilla de patatas or Spanish omelette, in English, is widely eaten in Spain and in many of the Spanish-speaking countries. While there are numerous variations, the traditional, classicContinue reading “Tortilla de Patatas | Parlament, Cuina de Barri”