Spanish and Catalan Dishes

This tag collects all our blog posts dedicated to Spanish and Catalan cooking. We know how difficult it can be to decide what to order when you are in a foreign country, and we want you to be prepared and excited to try our local specialties. This is why in this tag you’ll find our posts on our favorite traditional dishes, be it meat, or fish, or desserts… paella and tapas are of course another hot topic that you don’t want to miss. By the way, we also have some more specific tags associated to the type of dish, in case you want to go more to the point.

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Mushrooms in Barcelona: must-have list for foodies

CATALAN AND SPANISH MUSHROOMS TO TRY THIS FALL

Our foodie Spanish mushroom list Mushrooms are huge in Barcelona and Catalonia and other humid areas from the North of Spain, while drier areas such as Castile almost despise them and limit their consumption one of the most popular Spanish mushroom tapas: “champinones al ajillo” (sauteed mushrooms with garlic and parsley). But in our area, when the …

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Spanish rice pot | ForeverBarcelona

WHAT’S THE BEST SPANISH RICE CASSEROLE?

Everything you need to know about the Spanish rice dishes We love rice! It can be cooked in a thousand different ways and it goes well with nearly every type of food. Lots of cultures have used rice as a basic ingredient and have their own unique way of cooking it.  In Catalonia we have …

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Spain Fish Dishes | ForeverBarcelona

TRADITIONAL SPANISH FISH DISHES TO TRY IN YOUR NEXT TRIP

Most delicious fish dishes from Spain for you Fish in Spain is as important as pork when it comes to cooking. It couldn’t be otherwise when the country is surrounded by water pretty much everywhere expect for the border with Portugal and the Pyrenees bordering with France. The Atlantic ocean provides amazing seafood to the …

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Spanish cakes and pastries | ForeverBarcelona

OUR FAVORITE TRADITIONAL SPANISH PASTRIES

Delicious cakes and pastries from Spain Spanish people love pastries. We eat them for breakfast, with our midday coffee and even during the merienda (mid-afternoon snack, kind of like the British tea time, but without the tea). That explains why there is a bakery pretty much in every street in Barcelona! We couldn’t leave without …

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Spanish egg dishes: scrambled eggs

SPANISH EGGS – YUMMY DISHES YOU NEED TO TRY

Our favorite Spanish style eggs We love eggs, in Spain! And, no they aren’t considered breakfast food: they have a place with some of the favorite tapas and main courses here. We cook them often, and everyone enjoys them. And no, egg benedict aren’t popular: they are seen as that fancy type of egg you …

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BEST SPANISH SOUPS

Ever tried a Spanish soup? When you visit Spain, don’t stick only to tapas: get your spoon ready to try some authentic Spanish soup recipes. When someone thinks about Spanish food, tapas and paella seem to be like the only thing that’s worth trying. However, if anything characterizes the Spanish gastronomy in the cold months …

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Types of Olives Spanish

TYPES OF SPANISH OLIVES YOU NEED TO TRY IN YOUR NEXT TRIP

Spanish green olives, black olives, brown olives and more In Spain olives are huge. Not just for their oil, but they are a staple in anyone’s house: to be served as appetizer, as well as in salads and some local recipes. The Romans already grew them to make oil, and it was also very important …

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Catalan Typical Food

TOP CATALAN DISHES YOU NEED TO TRY

Our insiders selection of traditional Catalan food for you Catalan cooking is quite different from the rest of Spain: instead of paella we go for black rice, and we prefer butifarras to chorizos. And we usually choose healthier and lighter ingredients most of the time, as well. Geographically we could consider our cuisine as Mediterranean cuisine …

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Weird Spanish foods to try on your next trip if you are brave

WEIRD SPANISH FOOD. ARE YOU DARING ENOUGH?

Adventurous food in Spain you should give a chance All countries have food that people from other areas might think are not edible. Or plainly disgusting to think about eating them, LOL. In Spain, we have some adventurous foods that you probably have never heard about. Do you dare trying them without asking what they …

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