Eat to live, live to eat: Carolina Kramer

Catalan cuisine is part of Mediterranean cuisine and its typical example

Catalan cuisine is part of Mediterranean cuisine and its typical example. Most often references are made to the food of Catalonia and Northern Catalonia, and occasionally Andorra but some contemporary authors like Josep Pla, Jaume Fàbrega, Eliana Thibaut i Comalada, Ferran Agulló and the English-language writer, Colman Andrews, talk about shared gastronomy throughout the Catalan …

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Eat to live, live to eat: Carolina Kramer

Eating insects: absurd or the future?

Eating caterpillars or insects in front of a camera is a demonstration of how nutritious these things can be, but the modern, ordinary person is disgusted even to watch. In some eastern countries, such foods are a common thing; grasshoppers fried in sugar, different types of worms and other “goodies” found in Europe are still …

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Eat to live, live to eat: Carolina Kramer

The calçotada is a food event that has become the most typical and traditional way of eating calçots (type of green onions)

The calçotada is a food event that has become the most typical and traditional way of eating calçots (type of green onions), strongly tied to celebratory gatherings. In Valls, the city where the calçotada originated, it is celebrated at the end of January, since the year 1982, it is the most famous event of calçotada. …

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