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 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 dish used, determine its name, so you might have plato (dish), racion (portion), tapa (snack), pintxo (food on a stick) or montadito (food on bread).Continue reading “Stories on Tapas”
Story is a tapas bar with fresh Mediterranean flavors, nice wines, surprising cocktails and crafted beer, live jazz music every Wednesday night, a nice collection of books to browse through, and walls filled with contemporary artworks. It is located pretty close to the Picasso Museum, in the picturesque area of el Born. the Menu TheContinue reading “Stories at the Story Bar”
Over the years, la Boqueria has become the most emblematic market in Barcelona and one of the most famous of the entire Europe. It features everything from savory souvenirs to gourmet specialties, and from fresh local veggies and seafood to food bars to taste them. It is an outstanding experience, in itself, and a place thatContinue reading “La Boqueria Market”
Pintxos are specific to the Basque Country. They are slices of bread with a mixture of ingredients fastened with a toothpick or small wooden skewer – pintxo, meaning spike, and which gave the food its name. Pintxos are usually eaten as an appetizer, accompanied by either a small glass of wine – txikito, or a quarter of a beerContinue reading “Pintxos | Stories from San Sebastian”