cuisine

Family meals

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I could name a string of dishes that make my mouth water, like macaroni with fried onion-and-tomato sauce and sausages - delicious! -, cooked with a bit of gravy from the roast, like my mother used to make it.

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Catalonia’s passion for cuisine

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It may seem that cuisine and gastronomy are trendy nowadays in Catalonia, as newspapers and magazines are full of recipes and articles about chefs. However, there are other reasons, reasons with far more weight, filled with history, which explain this trend without having to justify it by something as ephemeral as trends. In fact, one of the oldest recipe books of Europe is written in Catalan: the ‘Llibre de Sent Soví’ (‘Book of Sent Soví’), an anonymous text from the 14th century.

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The year's village party

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When we were little kids –and also not so little– we always craved the arrival of the year’s village party, which provided a break in the year’s routine. The amusement fair was coming and was settling down for an entire week long at the Bestiar Square, only 50 meters away from Can Fabes. I was shocked by some of the characters working at the fair. Some looked like convicts, some were hairy and others were half-broken, greasy, and tattooed everywhere. I had only seen people like this at the movies.

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