The whole centre of Barcelona is filled today with people, roses and bookstands. It’s Sant Jordi, Saint George’s day, one of the most beautiful events you can witness in the Catalan capital. Catalunya’s version of Valentine’s day, Sant Jordi is a festivity that combines culture and romanticism. On 23 April, according to traditionContinue reading “Barcelona Celebrates Sant Jordi with Books and Flowers”
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”
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.
A former food market with a spectacular structure. A restaurant. Plus an archaeological site to witness the city’s past. This is the Cultural Centre of el Born.
Casa Amatller is special place for architecture, history, and chocolate. Once the residence of the Amatller family, the house is today partly a museum, partly a cafe, and partly an office building. At a very young age, Antoni Amatller, chocolatier and grandson of the founder of Chocolate Amatller, crossed half of Europe, to discover newContinue reading “Casa Amatller”