Barcelona Sweets

This tag in our blog has been designed for those with a sweet tooth. If desserts are your thing, you are lucky because Marta, the owner of ForeverBarcelona and author of this blog, loves desserts too! Here you’ll find a myriad recommendations to satisfy your taste in all possible manners: cakes and cupcakes, chocolates and gelatto, candy and pastries, and traditional desserts and sweets associated to various celebrations throughout the year. If you love to visit famous bakeries and sweet shops when you travel, you’ll find our blog posts a treasure that will lead you to awesome experiences for your palate.

Spanish fritters bunuelos for Lent

EASY RECIPE FOR BUNUELOS DE VIENTO

A Spanish easy fritters recipe We’ve been more than 15 days in confinement now in Spain due to coronavirus, and one thing I’ve been doing more than during “normal life” is cooking. And that gave me the idea for today’s post. Unplug with me, hands on! And then treat yourself to a delicious Spanish dessert. …

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Barcelona Sant Medir Gracia

CELEBRATING THE SANT MEDIR FESTIVAL

MARCH 3 IN BARCELONA – FESTES DE SANT MEDIR The year in Barcelona is full of traditions, many of them of religious root that have evolve into something festive and popular. This week we are celebrating one of the: the Festival of St. Medir (Saint Emeterius). It’s maybe not something celebrated generally around the city, …

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Coca de Sant Joan

SPANISH COCA DE SANT JOAN RECIPE IN 5 EASY STEPS

BAKER’S COCA BREAD RECIPE June 24th is Saint John’s day, and in Catalonia people celebrate it with a big fireworks festival the evening before. Locals get together to make bonfires, see the fireworks, toast with cava and… eat coca bread! It’s easy to buy it in any local bakery or cake shop, but you can also …

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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 our freshly baked …

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Barcelona shops for turron

WHERE TO BUY TURRON IN BARCELONA?

A SELECTION OF THE BEST TURRON SHOPS IN BARCELONA Turrons are the most appreciated candy in Christmas time, they are the dessert in any Christmas table: without them Christmas in Spain wouldn’t be the same! Spanish turron is said to be an evolution of an Arabic candy that reached our lands in the Middle Ages, and it …

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Top Cakes Barcelona

WHERE TO FIND THE BEST BARCELONA CAKES?

WE TAKE YOU ON A TOUR OF THE BEST CAKE SHOPS IN BARCELONA I love cakes. Actually I love chocolate, cakes and all kinds of sweets. I like visiting cake shops and trying all their innovations, taste new sensations and new textures that surprise me. Luckily in Barcelona we have some awesome cake makers known internationally …

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Chocolate in Barcelona for chocolate lovers

TOP BARCELONA CHOCOLATE SHOPS

A QUEST TO FIND THE BEST CHOCOLATE IN BARCELONA Barcelonans love chocolate! And despite we are not as famous for our chocolates as Belgium or Switzerland, in our city you’ll find some amazing chocolate stores. Many international brands such as Leonidas, Godiva or Lindt have chocolate shops in the city, and many well-known cake shops also …

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Turron Nougat from Spain

SPANISH TURRON: THE SPECIALTIES YOU NEED TO TRY

SO MANY VARIETIES OF TURRON CANDY… WE HELP YOU CHOOSING Christmas time has lots of nice things… but one of the best is that you can find this sweet and appetizing candy in every corner! Spanish turron is the most famous dessert in Christmas although it’s believed that it’s an evolution of a Muslim recipe. The first written …

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Favorite Spanish Desserts

THE MOST POPULAR DESSERTS FROM SPAIN

AUTHENTIC SPANISH AND CATALAN DESSERTS TO MAKE YOUR MOUTH WATER Everybody knows Tortilla de Patatas and Paella but, what about our desserts?  We are sure that if you taste just one of them you will fall in love with it. Are you ready to discover the sweetest part of Spain and Catalunya? Today we’ll share with …

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How to make crema catalana

THE ORIGINAL CREMA CATALANA RECIPE

HOMEMADE CATALAN CREME BRULEE RECIPE You can’t leave Barcelona without trying Catalan cream. It’s a classic dessert: Catalan custard is served in most traditional restaurants and tapas bars. The Catalan cream flavor will remind you of the French creme brulee, but that’s not strange: in history, Catalonia and France have been closely linked and that’s why the Catalan …

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Spanish Christmas Foods and Sweets | ForeverBarcelona

5 SPANISH CHRISTMAS DESSERTS YOU MUST TRY THIS HOLY SEASON

OUR FAVORITE LIST OF YUMMIEST CHRISTMAS SWEETS IN SPAIN The variety of traditional Christmas desserts in Spain is huge. On Christmas eve and the other (many!) family celebrations during this time of the year, the table will be covered with lots of different Christmas sweets that as locals we’ve grown up with and learnt to appreciate. …

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Hot chocolate and churros in Barcelona | ForeverBarcelona

BEST HOT CHOCOLATE AND CHURROS IN BARCELONA

BEST HOT CHOCOLATE AND CHURROS IN BARCELONA I loooooove churros and hot chocolate. It was my favorite Sunday breakfast when I was a child, and nothing made me happier than having my grandparents (or parents, or aunties!) taking me to a granja (cafe specializing in dairy products) to enjoy a cup of think hot chocolate and dip …

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Tea and chocolate tasting | ForeverBarcelona

A WORLD TOUR THROUGH TEA AND CHOCOLATE

CELEBRATING THE SPAIN-JAPAN DUAL YEAR WITH CHOCOLATE TASTING Does a tea and chocolate tasting sound appealing to you? One of my favorite chocolate shops in Barcelona has decided to celebrate the Spain-Japan dual year in a very creative way: In collaboration with chef Javier Molina they organize one a week and until July 30, 2014* a …

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Barcelona gelato

BARCELONA GELATO SHOPS YOU CAN’T MISS

DISCOVER THE BEST ICE CREAM IN BARCELONA If you love gelato, Barcelona is the right place for you. Just have a look around: there are so many ice cream places everywhere. How can you know where you will get really good quality gelato instead of industrial so so ice cream? I am also a fan …

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Panellets recipe by ForeverBarcelona

PANELLETS RECIPE IN 5 STEPS!

OUR PANELLETS RECIPE IN 5 EASY STEPS All Saint’s in Catalonia is a festivity that is far from the scary anglo-saxon Halloween (even if unfortunately globalization is spreading Halloween parties over hear as well… people wants to do what they see in the movies!) TAKE OUR SWEETS TOUR All Saints is a time to be …

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