Archivo de la categoría: Gastronomy

Field visit to small vignerons at Champagne


I spent three days with my colleagues of El Petit Celler at Champagne last week. It was a destination that I always wanted to visit, and finally I managed to! Champagne provides us snapshots of bubbles, celebrations, glamour, happiness, luxury… Why? … Seguir leyendo

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Sherry Festival in Barcelona 15-23 May 2015


Normally, I do not comment anything about the daily activity in the wine sector. Nevertheless, the Sherry Festival that will be held in Barcelona between 18th and 23rd of May deserves few lines. Sherry has suffered ups and downs in … Seguir leyendo

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How to cook a black rice


I promised Tina to send her a video of how to cook a black rice. I spent almost a year to finish it! But here it is. I think it will be useful for that people who likes to cook … Seguir leyendo

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Field visit to Martín Codax winery


MARTÍN CODAX, 12th May 2014 … my friends of Vinoscopio and I left Cacabelos and headed to La Coruña to visit Martín Codax (D.O. Rías Baixas, Spain). Despite it’s relatively recent founding (1986), it is already the biggest wine cooperative … Seguir leyendo

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Interview at The Sommelier’s Palate


I have been interviewed by The Sommelier’s Palate. Here you have the link: http://www.thewanderingpalate.com/?p=10037

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I discovered Café Mandacarú at Poble Sec (Barcelona) last Saturday


Not long ago, live music was always present in the nightlife of Barcelona. Nowadays, lots of these places have disappeared thanks to thousand reasons (complains of the neighbours or the City Hall regulations are among them). But there are still … Seguir leyendo

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bar Quimet-Quimet or the Cathedral of the senses in Barcelona


There are just a few venues in Barcelona capable enough to make me recall goods memories everytime I go. Among them, the bar Quimet-Quimet, at Poble Sec, is my favourite. I have been frequenting it for years, but not as … Seguir leyendo

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Fira Sant Ermengol 2013


I went to the “Fira Sant Ermengol” in La Seu d’Urgell this past October 19th and 20th. It was a very good opportunity to taste cheese and other products, and I didn’t want to miss the chance to be there. … Seguir leyendo

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Visiting Oporto


_______________________________________________________________ Nov 2012, To visit Oporto is to move slowly to the past. Laid down, quiet and with tens of treasures scattered here and there, Oporto brings us the opportunity to “touch” in first person the history of a country, … Seguir leyendo

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