A Love Letter to the Harvest Season

Some beautiful white wine grapes fresh off the vine in southern Spain.

Have you ever been to a winery during harvest season? It’s an intense, magical time where the carefully-laid plans of the entire year hinge around a crucial few weeks, and the atmosphere is charged with expectation. After a long winter of pruning, plowing and fertilizing, followed by the potentially devastating storms and frosts of spring […]

Everything You Need to Know About Calçots

Calçots, or Catalan grilled onions, are a staple of local cuisine! Trying Catalan food is one of the best things to do for foodies in Barcelona - and of course one of the top 5 things to eat in Barcelona right now!

This blog post was originally posted on January 8, 2015 and was updated on November 19, 2017. Of the wide variety of Catalan cuisine, who would have thought that an onion could be so cherished? The calçot, a cross between a spring onion and leek, is by and large one of the most beloved products of […]