Moonraker Morsels

A Barcelona food blog


Making phyllo pastry is a fine art. The finest is as thin as tracing paper and is a familiar sight across the Balkan region in their pastries and desserts. One such pastry is the … Continue reading

January 20, 2014 · 1 Comment


It’s that time of year again, the overheard heavy sighs as the heat starts to get to us all, the irritable tourists who’ve been tromping round all day without taking … Continue reading

August 17, 2013 · 4 Comments


I’m not quite sure how it’s happened that I’ve been writing this blog for over two years and have only merely hinted at Rekons up to now. It’s a true … Continue reading

November 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

Vegan bakery

One of the best mass produced cakes I’ve ever tasted was a stem ginger cake that also happened to be vegan. It opened my mind to the possibilities of non-conventional … Continue reading

October 11, 2012 · 1 Comment


Last summer someone special arrived in Barcelona en route from his Greek family heartland. From his stuffed suitcase I was showered with a number of native gifts, one of which … Continue reading

March 19, 2012 · 6 Comments

Are these the best croissants in Barcelona?

I’m not much of a croissant eater. That’s not to say I don’t adore those golden horns of buttery, flaky pastry, but as someone who both likes a substanstial breakfast … Continue reading

November 15, 2011 · 3 Comments

Sole Graells

Sole Graells first came to my attention on a pre-move visit to Barcelona in 2009. A gift of the ‘A Day in the Life of El Bulli’ book and the … Continue reading

June 8, 2011 · 7 Comments