Culture & Cuisine


La Boqueria Market in Barcelona, Spain Culture & Cuisine / Travel

A trip to Barcelona, Spain wouldn’t be complete without a trek down to El Mercat de Sant Josep de la Boqueria, more fondly known as simply, La Boqueria, to indulge in some of the best-known items in Spanish cuisine. With an entrance off the city’s most popular street, La Rambla, the market isn’t hard to find and it’s worth fighting your way through the crowds...

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Discover Where to Eat in Barcelona | A Review of Onofre + Spanish Food Vocab Culture & Cuisine / Travel

Tucked away on a little side street in the heart of the vibrant, picturesque Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic), is a hidden culinary jewel. When one thinks of Spanish cuisine, the first things that come to mind are likely paella and tapas, and its the latter in which this restaurant specializes. While visiting the beautiful city of Barcelona on our most recent anniversary, M and I...

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Okonomiyaki (Japanese Pancakes) No Pork Recipe | Eurolinguiste Culture & Cuisine

This past month one of the recipes in my Try the World box was for Okonomiyaki. Okonomiyaki is often referred to as a Japanese pancake. It can contain any number of ingredients and it is associated with the Kansai and Hirosima areas of Japan. In Japanese “okonomi” means “what you like” and “yaki” means “grilled” or “cooked”. And that’s pretty much what okonomiyaki is –...

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Culture & Cuisine | Les Carottes Rapées // Grated Carrot Salad Recipe Culture & Cuisine

Les Carottes Rapées, or loosely translated, Grated Carrot Salad, is a popular item in France. Lunch or l’apéro (or more correctly, l’apéritif) with my family in Paris almost always includes this item – it’s light and simple to prepare. Plus, it’s delicious! A lot of the foods that we eat in France are not easily available here in the US so M and I often...

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