Tagged with Barcelona

Tasting Tapas in Barcelona, Part II

Tasting Tapas in Barcelona, Part II

Looking for something delicious and adventurous to do over the weekend? Why not hop over to the stunning Spanish metropolis of Barcelona for another fabulous weekend of tapa-inspired revelry? But this time around, go beyond the huge array of tapa joints in the old city, described in Tasting Tapas in Barcelona: The Old Town – … Continue reading

A Market Tour of Barcelona

A Market Tour of Barcelona

With Alimentaria 2016 kicking off tomorrow in the gorgeous Spanish city of Barcelona, there’s no better time than the present to keep talking about all of the wonderful gastronomy this city has to offer. One of the best ways to get a glimpse of a city’s most popular, traditional and prestigious gastronomic products is by … Continue reading

Tapas in Barcelona: Part I

Tapas in Barcelona: Part I

With Alimentaria right around the corner, people are getting their ducks in a row for spending a few days in the beautiful city of Barcelona (Catalonia). This massive Spanish and international gourmet trade fair takes place in this city every two years, with the next event scheduled for this coming April 25th through April 28th. … Continue reading

Holiday Dining with Cava!

Holiday Dining with Cava!

This won’t be the first time that I’ve talked about the virtues of Spanish Cava on this site, 0r encouraged you to whet your palate on the huge variety of these wonderful Spanish sparkling wines, but with Christmas just two days away, I don’t think it can hurt to insist upon the subject once more. … Continue reading

HamLovers Home for the Holidays!

HamLovers Home for the Holidays!

I spent the holidays with my family in the United States and, as ever, was sad that U.S. customs regulations prohibit me from sticking an entire leg of Spanish ham in my suitcase. Even so, this fact did not stop me from sharing a a taste of Spain’s wonderful Ibérico pork products with my family … Continue reading

Film and Cook Comes to Barcelona

Film and Cook Comes to Barcelona

Film & Cook 2014, the now-annual festival that brings together two of Spain’s great loves: food and film, is heading to Barcelona this weekend, where it will be held on November 22nd and 23rd at the Aribau Club. This festival brings together chefs and other culinary stars with the best audiovisual productions on food and … Continue reading

Tasting Spanish Figs!

Tasting Spanish Figs!

In the last post I introduced the world of Spanish figs and mentioned how delicious and versatile these quality Spanish products are. Whether fresh or dried, made into preserves or other sweet or savory dishes, Spanish figs provide an endless list of recipe ideas that are sure to suit any palate. Therefore, to continue with … Continue reading

MoVida’s Guide to Barcelona

MoVida’s Guide to Barcelona

If you made it to Barcelona last week for Alimentaria 2014 than you surely had the chance to enjoy some of the wonderful sights, sounds and flavors that this Spanish city is so famous for. But whether or not you made it, another great way to get to know this fascinating and diverse city is … Continue reading

Bullipedia Lab Unveiled

Bullipedia Lab Unveiled

Alimentaria is in full swing in Barcelona, as are numerous other parallel events hosted and attended by retailers, producers, chefs and restaurants, journalists and many others, all designed to take advantage of the thousands of professional visitors that have flocked to this trade fair from all over the world. One such event took place yesterday … Continue reading

It’s Here!

It’s Here!

  Alimentaria begins today in Barcelona, meaning that nearly 150,000 visitors will soon be flocking to this Spanish city – if they’re not already there, of course! These professionals will be flying in from all corners of the globe to check out the nearly 4,000 exhibitors from the food, agriculture, restaurant and other related industries … Continue reading

It’s on to Barcelona!

It’s on to Barcelona!

With this year’s edition of the Salón de Gourmets just barely behind us (it ended yesterday), it’s time to start thinking about 2014’s next big, important food industry trade fair: Alimentaria. Held every two years in the city of Barcelona, Alimentaria is a massive affair that this year will feature more than 3,800 exhibitors and … Continue reading

Ferran Adrià’s “Art of Food” in London

Ferran Adrià’s “Art of Food” in London

If you happen to be in or around London over the next couple of months, don’t forget to stop by world-famous Spanish chef Ferran Adrià’s “Art of Food” Exhibition. This show is an absolute must-see for fans of Adrià, elBulli and the world of Avant-garde gastronomy. Its premise is to explore the art and science … Continue reading

Chee Kok Sen Receives Cava Honor

Chee Kok Sen Receives Cava Honor

In addition to teaching a Master Class at the Escuela de Hosteleria CETT(University of Barcelona) last week, Chee Kok Sen (Terry Jiro), the winner of this year’s ICEX “Flavors of Spain” Cooking Competition for Young International Chefs in Spanish Cuisine also received the honor of being named a member of the Joven Cofradía del Cava … Continue reading

Award Winning Recipe Revealed

Award Winning Recipe Revealed

“Sea Envelope” The winner of this year’s ICEX “Flavors of Spain” Cooking Competition for Young International Chefs in Spanish Cuisine, Chee Kok Sen (also known by the name Terry Jiro) is on his way back to Spain from Singapore this week to claim his prize. In a seven-day tour packed with visits to several iconic … Continue reading

My Experience (41)

My Experience (41)

The question on everyone’s mind has been, what’s next after elBulli? The answer will come from the Adrià brothers. But as the world waits eagerly for a reply, I got a hint and a little closer to finding out at Experience, 41 Degrees, which opened on the heels of their super hit Tickets, a classy, … Continue reading