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Photo courtesy of Horchata de Chufa de Valencia (Facbeook).

When it really gets hot in Barcelona, many reach for a glass of "orxata" or "granissat" Read more

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This April sees the return of the annual Fira d’Espàrrecs Gavà, a celebration of traditional farming and a humble vegetable with a unique taste. Read more

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Catalans have long celebrated Easter with the giving of "mones," although their form has metamorphosed over the centuries. Read more

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Photo by Mpellegr. (Flickr)

Creative cuisine and classy restaurants may have put Catalunya on the culinary map, but it’s food of a far more primitive nature that provides the real flavor of the place — and this season. Read more

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Tortell de Reis (Kings' Cake). Photo by Rebecca T Caro.

Commonly believed to have originated in Old World France and Spain, the "tortell de Reis" (kings’ cake) is a much-loved holiday tradition in Catalunya and beyond. Read more

Recipes

A traditional, no-frills recipe for cranberry sauce for your Thanksgiving table. Read more

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A tried-and-true recipe for traditional Thanksgiving stuffing Read more

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An inexperienced cook takes on her first big kitchen endeavor for an international Thanksgiving celebration Read more

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A particularly good dish for late summer picnics and brunches, punched up a notch by the addition of North African harissa. Read more

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New in Town: Marimorena

Photo courtesy of Marimorena.

Chef Albert Mendiola is passionate about authentic Catalan home cooking and bases his menu on regional classics with a luxury twist. Read more

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Photo by Tara Stevens

This dish combines the best of summer fruit and vegetables to make a Mediterranean dish perfect for an al fresco supper. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Maggie Beer.

Loquats make very refreshing summertime dessert, and a wonderful breakfast too. Read more

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The classic dish from Peru is a great remedy to beat the summer heat. Read more

A unique Catalan Easter tradition which has evolved over the years. Read more

IN THE CITY

As the heat persists this month, find a shady spot on one of these cool café terraces around town. Read more

EATING AND DRINKING

  • Spiced carrot tortilla recipe

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