Tomato Bread

Tomato bread or ‘pa amb tomàquet’ in the local parlance, is as quintessentially Catalan as F.C Barcelona, Antonio Gaudi and Castellers (those crazy people who build human towers with three year olds on top). Breakfast, lunch, dinner, picnic, snack or midnight feast, there is never a wrong time […]

Saints, Sweets & Horse Poo

Every March, in the barrio of Gràcia, is the historic festival of Sant Medir. Groups of locals ride around on horses, lorries and waves of nostalgia, accompanied by bands of wondering minstrels and throwing literally tonnes of sweets to people in the streets. All jolly good fun, especially […]