Crema Catalana Recipe – Authentic Spanish Version

There is nothing better than ending a leisurely Spanish lunch with a Crema Catalana and a strong café solo. Never heard of this delicious Spanish dessert? Read on for its fascinating history and the authentic Crema Catalana recipe! I was always afraid of making Crema Catalana for some reason....
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Best Bites in Catalonia

There’s may be no corner of Spain with more regional pride than Catalonia. With a history of independence dating back to the Middle Ages, a pretty Romance language that you shouldn’t go calling a mixture of French and Spanish, an industrial heritage not found in the rest of the country,...
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Mussels, Oysters and Cava in the Ebro Delta

I grew up eating mussels with my Italian American family, but didn’t try an oyster until I was 25 years old.  “How does that work?” you might be thinking. I blame it on my parents– they weren’t “oyster people”, despite living close to some of the best oyster beds...
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Visiting the World’s Oldest Olive Trees

“If these olive trees could talk, they’d have a lot to say,” explained our guide Augustin as we made our way through the arid olive groves of the Finca del Arión. And he’s right– according to local experts the local millennium olive tree groves in north eastern Spain are home to some very...
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