Costa Brava

El Celler de Can Roca, a Travesty of Gastronomic Proportions

June 11, 2011 Andy 4

It’s been bothering me ever since the phrase ‘El Celler de Can Roca has been voted the world’s second best restaurant in the S.Pellegrino World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2011’ first reached my ears across the twittersphere. I mean, who in their right mind wants to be known as the second best anything? […]


Photo Feature, Shopping for Chorizos in Asturias

June 7, 2011 Jack 0

I’m a big fan of chorizos – I love to see them hanging from the ceiling in food shops and atmospheric tapas bars. I like them even better when they’re in my mouth having been fried in savoury stews, served sliced with Manchego cheese… […]

Costa Brava

Lunch with the Fishermen of Tamariu

May 11, 2011 Andy 5

As the dinghy speeds towards the shoreline, a gentle cove of white sand emerges, kissed by translucent turquoise waters and framed by weeping olive trees. I step out onto the sand and follow the stone path that… […]