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Living the experience of La Boqueria market is like being transported to a culinary journey. All your senses get woken up and filled with excitement. It is truly one of the great food markets of the world! Right at the entrance, you find vegetables and fruits...

Last spring I joined a group doing a detox diet with Silvia Sagarra. Silvia is a natural health educator specialized in food intolerance, especially gluten. You can check her out at http://www.silviasagarra.com I have had for many years constant bloating of my belly right after eating...

Last Sunday we had a gathering with some school parents to welcome the youngest new kids in school and in the block! ;) . We call it a “butifarrada” (meaning a sausage feast), since the organizers of the event grill sausages for everybody. Then each...

The summer is about to finish but the weather is still warm in Barcelona. So we still have time to go to the beach and swim before we put on our jackets! A week ago we went to the town called Tossa de Mar, a town...

Starting at the end of June and lasting until the end of September we have plenty of festes majors (town festivals) celebrated all around Catalonia’s towns and cities. If you come to visit around this period, I’d recommend checking dates for the festa majors. If...

  Last week we had a visit from our good friends Agustí and Magda. We met a while ago in New York and food has always been a connection in our friendship :). Agustí is an amazing cook and one of his specialties is paella. So...

After spending 5 days in Costa Brava visiting medieval towns, fish towns, bathing in beaches and coves, taking lots of photos of and with Aina, boarding a pirate sailing boat, and treating ourselves with great seafood, we wanted to say goodbye by eating a nice...

With David’s parents still around, we rented a beautiful rustic house in a small, tiny town called Llofriu. The old town is quiet and very well preserved, and it is strategically located near some of the best beaches in la Costa Brava: Calella de Palafrugell,...

David’s parents came to visit from New York for two weeks. A veeeery exciting and anticipated visit! One of our first stops had to be my parents place. They live 40 minutes outside the city, in the countryside close to a town called Pallejà. In summer,...

This past weekend I joined my sister for the last part of her natural cosmetic course. We went to a farm in the beautiful countryside of Montseny, 45 minutes from Barcelona, and stayed there all weekend. After 3 months of theory finally they were getting...