Category: Spanish

Mercado de La Boqueria – A Visual Essay

No travel in Barcelona is complete without a visit to The Mercat de Sant Josep de la Boqueria or what is simple referred to as La Boqueria. This large public market in La Rambla is one of the city’s foremost tourist landmarks, a market with a very diverse selection of...

Cafè de L’estació Catalunya Station (Barcelona, Spain)

It was our first day in Barcelona and it was shockingly hot, it’s so hot after our subway ride, we were afraid to go out in the sun. It was muggy, we were all sweaty and a bit tired after a long trip from Montpellier, to Canet de Mar to...

Ramblero de la Boqueria (Barcelona, Spain)

After a long stroll at the La Rambla Street and a visit at La Boqueria Market we decided to have a light snack (tapas) and some drinks just to slow down and rest our feet. We decided to have it in La Boqueria Market as there are many places inside...

Squid, Prawns & Chorizo

This combination of Squid, Prawns & Chorizo in simple olive oil and garlic brings your dining table to the Mediterranean, imagine the seafood and unique flavour of chorizo, if you have been to the South of Europe it will definitely give you back a lot of memories. A very simple...

Grilled Paprika Chicken with Chorizo Gravy 2

Grilled Paprika Chicken with Chorizo Gravy

Back in the Philippines I used to eat a lot at fast food courts of malls, because its cheap and the place where I worked before have a big 4 floor shopping mall at the ground level. At that mall, there was this Filipino Spanish fusion restaurant (not existing anymore)...

Espinacas con Garbanzos 1

Espinacas con Garbanzos

Espinacas con Garbanzos is a type of tapa from the Andalusian region which is prepared with spinach (espinacas) and chickpeas (garbanzos), it seems to be an odd combination but wait till you try them. This traditional tapa from Seville is widely popular during the winter season and Lenten periods (Catholics...

Chorizo Fried Rice 1

Chorizo Fried Rice

Fried Rice is popular in Asia likewise Chorizo is popular in Spain and Latin America, both can be enjoyed on breakfast that is why in Malaysia you have Nasi Goreng and in Philippines you have Sinangag in the morning, while in Mexico they enjoy chorizos on breakfast burritos and in...

Spanish Chicken, Chorizo and Potato Stew 1

Spanish Chicken, Chorizo and Potato Stew

I would easily choose chorizo over bacon when using as an ingredient to flavour or spice things up, this Spanish sausage just gives a ton of complex flavours comparing to the basic smokey bacon flavour. Since I started using this before I can stop giving reasons to myself in creating...

Chorizo, Beans and Tomato Soup 1

Chorizo, Beans and Tomato Soup

I love the flavour of Chorizo, add it to any dish it will instantly change it from boring to exciting, it makes any dish taste like a Spanish dish, I call this the bacon of the Iberian Peninsula. Chorizo is a very flexible ingredient, it can be used in pasta,...

Pata con Setas 1

Pata con Setas

Who does not love Spanish inspired dishes, the sofrito on tomato based sauce on meat or vegetables is a flavour that is so comforting, the natural sweetness with the tang of tomatoes is such a flavour that you will never get tired of. Our dish for today Pata con Setas...