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, … Continue 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.

Eixample or the Expansion of Modern Barcelona

Eixample district is probably the most iconic in Barcelona and also the most diverse in terms of shopping, restaurants and nightlife. Its grid-like layout is the symbol of the modern Barcelona we know today.