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Food markets in Barcelona

Each city is defined by its gastronomy. Not only by its restaurants and shops offering quality, local cuisine, but also by other buildings laden with food products: markets.

Barcelona have strongly popular food markets, among those who inspire recipes and which are connected with the city life. For example, the Boqueria market on Las Ramblas, a true symbol of the city and...



3 Parisian cocktails you can not miss


The Paris Cocktail Week is an event that brings together the best cocktail proposals at different venues such as Soi, Bastille, Champs Elysées, Haut Marais, Motorgueil, Opera-Madeleine, Republic S-Denis, Saint Germaine... And at this event we were inspired to introduce you some cocktails, both delicious and “chic”.

Orangutan 1/2 oz coconut rum 1/2 oz banana...


Priorat: know its wines and cellars

The viticulture of the DOC Priorat, in Catalonia, has a long tradition. No wonder, then, that there is a lot of cellars and wine routes to explore.

The wines from this region are produced in an area of ??20,000 ha, of which only 1,600 have been planted with vines, according to the DOC of this region itself. Being the terrain somewhat difficult, it makes the production...


3 delicious Italian recipes

To end our Italian week, we want to share some Italian recipes we think you'll love. Of course, we have pasta, more lightly cooked, considering the time of year, but also an ossobuco dish that you'll enjoy anytime. Buon appetito!

Rabe broccoli Lasagna

Rabe broccoli is known as “rapini”; it is the main ingredient in this vegetarian lasagna and gives it a delicious...



Portugal as a land of wine: the wine regions of Lisboa and Ribatejo

The district of Lisbon has always been present in the history of wine culture of Portugal. Much of the production of white wines of Bucelas (Denomination of Origin region from 1911 until today) regularly travelled to English court.

In Colares (near Sintra), there are the country's oldest vines. After several decades falling into oblivion, the Adega Cooperativa de ...


Moderate consumption of beer provides nutrients and is a source of natural antioxidants

We have already talked sometimes about the health benefits of beer, always with moderate consumption, but there are more and more studies that confirm them. In this case the Spanish Society of Primary Care Physicians (Semergen) has published an investigation on the benefits offered by the moderate consumption of beer. These are the conclusions:

Nutrients: One of...


What wines pair with dried fruits?

Dried fruits or nuts are star foods that provide a lot of benefits for the body. During autumn, some nuts take centre stage, but they can be eaten throughout the year.

They are good to eat alone, they can accompany meat and poultry sauces, and also fish and other foods in order to balance the diet of consumers.

When we eat nuts, the drinks to pair them with may be...


Spanish Wine Routes for this Fall

Fall is the perfect season to discover the vineyards landscape. The colour of forests and leaves is changing, and green turns into different shades of brown and maroon. Therefore, it is time to make wine tourism and learn about some of the most prized routes on the national scene. Do you want to come with us?

Lleida, Costers del Segre

Costers del Segre is a...


Portugal as a land of wine: Porto and Douro

Ancient, rich in microclimates and variety of strains. This is the demarcated Douro region which sits on shale soils in an area of great beauty that is distributed by secular terraces next to the banks of the Douro river in Portugal.

In addition of being World Heritage and birthplace of Port wine, the region is producing excellent white and red table wines, sparkling...


What they mean when they talk about Super Tuscan Wine?

The term “Super Tuscan” originated in the 1980s to describe a mix of Tuscan reds. What makes “Super Tuscan” a wine, unlike other Tuscan wines, is the use of non-indigenous grapes.

Super Tuscan wines differ from the Tuscan ones since they can be made from other different grapes than Sangiovese, such as Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah.

The creation of...