Traditional Cooking

This tag from our blog is for those wanting to explore the local cooking: Spanish and Catalan cuisine that is different from what you have at home. Our blog posts will take you on a tour of the local specialties ranging from rice to pasta, from soups to tapas… We also discuss here desserts as well as foods only the adventurous will dare to try. And we don’t just list the dishes themselves but also in what restaurants you can try them. So if you want to understand the menu and figure out the gems on it without needing the waiter’s help, don’t miss these posts!

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Coca Sant Joan

SPANISH COCA DE SANT JOAN RECIPE IN 5 EASY STEPS

Want to learn how to make coca bread? 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 …

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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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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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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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Spanish Restaurants Barcelona | ForeverBarcelona

BEST SPANISH RESTAURANTS IN BARCELONA YOU SHOULD TRY

The top Spanish restaurants in Barcelona listed for you Today we want to take you on a tour of the city’s most authentic Spanish restaurants. Barcelona has a huge restaurant offer, but very often when you ask for a traditional restaurant you’ll often be sent to a Catalan traditional restaurant. There is nothing wrong with …

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Spanish tapas dishes you need to try | ForeverBarcelona

TYPICAL SPANISH TAPAS YOU CAN’T LEAVE SPAIN WITHOUT TRYING

Do you already know what’s your favorite tapas dish? Spanish tapas are more a way of eating than one specific dish. If you don’t know what Spain tapas are, make sure to check out our post about them. But once you are sitting at that authentic Spanish tapas restaurant, the waiter waiting for you to …

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Calsot restaurants: Best calsotada in Barcelona | ForeverBarcelona

WHERE IS THE BEST CALÇOTADA IN BARCELONA?

The season of the Catalan Calçots has started! The calçot onion (pronounced “calsots“) is a winter green onion that Catalan farmers grow in a particular way: they keep covering it with earth as it grows, to prevent the sun from turning the leaves green. That’s how it grows long as a leek and stays tender …

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