13th Mar 2015

Catalan gastronomic basics

In Catalunya, all kitchens have a terracotta or iron casserole, frying pans , a mortar and pestle to prepare “picades” and sauces , and a set of wooden spoons. The...

05th Mar 2015
catalan gastronomy and history

Catalan cuisine history

Catalan cuisine has Iberian, Greek, Roman and Arab roots. Actually Greeds and Romans introduced the Mediterranean trilogy ( bread, wine and oil ) and spices imported from the Indian Ocean....

20th Jan 2015
Calçotada a Barcelona centre

Calçotada a Barcelona 2015

This winter 2015  Hotel Duquesa de Cardona Barcelona  is celebrating a full catalan gastronomic event: the Calçotada ! Every saturday and sunday lunch time, this is going to be our...

12th Dec 2014
Catalan Christmas soup

What to eat for Christmas dinner in Barcelona

The very prominent in the Mediterranean diet, Catalan cuisine is mainly characterized by its many outstanding dishes. The sea and the garden ingredients are the fundamental key of the famous...