The tradition here in Spain is that Los Reyes Magos, the Three Wise Men or the Three Kings, are the ones who bring gifts to children, on January 6th.
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 … Continue reading Tortilla de Patatas | Parlament, Cuina de Barri
Also called patatas a la brava or papas bravas, patatas bravas are a dish native to Spain. The name literally translates to ‘fierce potatoes’ – due to its spicy sauce. … Continue reading Patatas Bravas | Fàbrica Moritz
Tempranillo is often referred to as the noble grape of Spain. It is a black variety, widely grown to make full bodied red wines that match the very rich dishes … Continue reading Tempranillo
A tapa (plural tapas) is just one of the ways you can get your food here, around the Iberian peninsula. Usually, the way that food is served, as well as the kind of … Continue reading Stories on Tapas
Gilda is said to have been the first true pintxo, invented in 1946, the same year that Gilda, the classic film noir starring Rita Hayworth, was released.
Moritz is the oldest and still active beers of Spain. It started on Catalan ground, brought here by an Alsacian, and became a part of the history of the entire country.
Illa de la Discòrdia or Manzana de la Discordia, namely the Block of Discord, is, maybe, the most famous collection of Modernist buildings in the city of Barcelona. They are sharing … Continue reading The Apple of Discord
Right in the middle of the most crowded place in Barcelona, las Ramblas, there’s an even more crowded place – la Boqueria market. And right in the middle of the … Continue reading Quim de la Boqueria | Market Kitchen
Besides being less crowded than La Boqueria, Santa Caterina market is one of the locals’ favourite place to go shopping or eating.
Montcada street is home to notorious Museu Picasso but not only: it is a beautiful collection of Gothic palaces hosting museums and entertainment shows, and sprinkled with some original stops ranging from contemporary art to a tapas bar who produce their own homemade cava.