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The best Tapas Route in Madrid

Posted by on Oct 14, 2014 in Madrid | 0 comments

Hi Tapas lovers!

Last week I spent a couple of days in Madrid and I got to do my favourite tapas route in Madrid.

Madrid is one of the best places for Tapas in Spain, with Granada and San Sebastian, and you find quality and variety. So, where to start?

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The secrets of Spanish Clay Pot Cooking

Posted by on Aug 26, 2014 in Cataluña, Featured | 1 comment

In my last trip home to Barcelona for Holidays I got this beauty:


A clay pot. A Cassole, or “Cazuela” in spanish, the pot that is used for most of my favorite recipes.

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Pix Bar Islington Review: Awesome Pintxos in London

Posted by on Jun 29, 2014 in Basque Country, Pinchos, Reviews | 0 comments

UPDATE MAY 2015: As per today the PIX in Islington is closed

Hi Tapas fans, how are things?

Few months ago we blogged about Pinchos and promised to do some Pinchos (or Pintxos) bar review. This weekend Maria and myself realized that we had a Pintxos Bar just around the corner: The Pix-Bar. So we decided to go for dinner and have a look. This is our review.


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Torrijas an Easter classic recipe

Posted by on Apr 19, 2014 in Desserts, Recipes | 0 comments

Happy Easter everyone. Today we prepared a Spanish Easter classic recipe:  Torrijas, also called “Torradetes de Santa Teresa” in Catalonia. Torrijas are very similar to the French toast, but with the Spanish way of cooking.

This is one of my childhood favorites and it’s an easy and fun one to prepare. It’s meant to be a dessert but I’ll ahve them fro breakfast. So, still with the cinnamon smell at home, this is how to prepare them!


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Boqueria Tapas (Clapham) review

Posted by on Apr 14, 2014 in Cataluña, Reviews | 0 comments

Hi all!

One of the reasons to start this blog was helping British tapas lovers to find the “real” thing in Tapas available London. We were told that Boqueria Tapas was one of the “must go” in London and so we did, and this is our review of our experience in the Clapham restaurant.


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Canelones, a catalan classic by Alba Torres

Posted by on Mar 15, 2014 in Cataluña, Recipes | 3 comments

Canelones, a catalan classic by Alba Torres

Canelones (“Canelons” in Catalan) come from Italy, but they have become a Catalan classic to the point that during the Boxing Day (Dec 26th, day of Saint Stephen) is the meal that any catalan family will have. It’s said that this is to use the leftovers from the Chritmas day Escudella, which is the catalan christmas soup and stew.


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Crema Catalana Recipe, the most popular Spanish dessert

Posted by on Jan 4, 2014 in Cataluña, Desserts, Recipes | 1 comment

“La crema catalana” is one of the most famous Spanish desserts. It will appear in most of the restaurants menus, and chances are that yourself have got it many times in your visits to the Iberian peninsula.

There’s the French versions, of course,  the “Crème Brûlée“, but we will use the traditional catalan recipe, share by Santi from “Restaurant la Pepita“.

It’s super easy to prepare and super tasty.



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