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The Best Barcelona Cooking Classes and Food Parties

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Barcelona is a city that lives food, and in case you are a food lover planning a holiday to Barcelona, you will certainly want to learn the in and outs of the thriving city’s culinary scene by joining a cooking class. There are plenty of cooking schools in Barcelona run by friendly chefs who love teaching like minded-foodies…

Essential things to know before traveling to Barcelona

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Barcelona is a vibrant city that offers plenty of things to do and see, and whether you are visiting for a day or weeks, you want to make the best of your time by visiting iconic attractions and tasting the best of Catalan cuisine. Our Barcelona Travel Guide offers you insider´s tips to make your experience memorable….

The Absolute Best Tapas in Barcelona ~ everything you need to know

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Spain is a diverse country and each region has a unique way to recreate the ¨tapas¨ concept. The first book that talks about gastronomy is written in 1477, actually in Barcelona. This city is a reference for world gastronomy. Who doesn’t visit Barcelona or Catalonia without indulging in tasty tapas? Catalan gastronomy is rich in traditions, as in…

The Stars’ Best Kept Secrets: The Best Rooftop Bars in Barcelona

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From its white sandy beaches to its world-renowned architecture, Barcelona is a city of beauty. It has everything you could want in a vacation and so much more. However, the true beauty of the city can only be found from its rooftops. Once you’re done eating Barcelona foods, exploring the busy streets and relaxing beaches,…

Barcelona traditional foods, secrets to eat like a local

Barcelona city has managed to mark its strong position on the foodie map for a long time. Catalan cuisine is famous worldwide for its amazing flavors and sufficient portions. People from all around the world visit this part of…

Spanish refreshing drink recipes for summer

Whether you feel like chilling out under the umbrella or at night on a patio, the fact is that during summer and spring days we do like to refresh ourselves while breathing fresh air and…

Eat Barcelona Best Foods on a Budget

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Every person visiting Barcelona, and even the locals, strive to find the best foods that are actually cheap. We like it or not, most of us pay bills and need to be in control of our wallets. A typical dinner at famous restaurants in town can run on euro double-zeros and more, however, if you follow some…

An Introduction to the Spanish Wine Region of Penedés

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Our journey through Catalonia takes a brief pause to admire the Catalan wine region of Penedés. This area is applauded as one of the most exciting and privileged Spanish wine territories. Recognized worldwide for its exceptional white wines and cava, this area enjoys the esteemed DO (Denominación de Origen) accreditation. Tucked away between coastal hills, enjoying a serene…

Recipe to eat like a local: Crema Catalana

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The quintessential Catalan dessert of all times: Crema Catalana or crema cremada (“Burnt cream”) is a refreshing citrus-infused cream, with a hint of cinnamon and a crunchy layer of caramelized sugar. It is made following a recipe that is pretty similar to the French crème brûlée. Crema Catalana is traditionally served on Saint Joseph’s Day (March the 19th…

Spanish Tapas Recipe to eat like a local: Empedrat

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Empedrat, one of the most popular summer Spanish tapas recipes and that is also representative of the healthy Mediterranean diet. Literally translates into English as ¨stoned¨. It is a simple mix of chickpeas, fresh raw cod, vegetables and a generous amount of olive oil. It is a classic dish that is easily found in Barcelona and its whereabouts….