Moonraker Morsels

A Barcelona food blog

Mercat del Pagès at Colonia Güell

The Sunday closing of shops and markets, although welcome as a day of rest, can mean that after a week at work, Saturday becomes a toss up between taking a … Continue reading

June 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Barcelona Beer Festival, 9th, 10th and 11th of March

Beer lovers of Barcelona rejoice as the second weekend of March brings a torrent of artesan ales produced in Catalonia, Spain, Europe and United States to the luminous city in the … Continue reading

February 28, 2012 · 6 Comments

Festa de Calçots in Valls

The post-Christmas festivities, although tinged with sadness at leaving loved ones back on the island, are not tainted in Barcelona by the January blues. The welcome light and sun that … Continue reading

February 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

Mercat de Mercats – 21st, 22nd and 23rd October

One of the highlights of 2010 for me was the autumn Mercat de Mercats. It returns this year which leaves me positively giddy at the prospect of another round of … Continue reading

October 11, 2011 · 2 Comments

El Bulli chefs present ‘Easy and surprising tips and techniques’

A friend recently labelled me an ‘El Bulli groupie’. I’ve already spoken on here about why I find that restaurant and food so interesting so won’t go over old ground … Continue reading

November 4, 2010 · Leave a comment

Carles Abellan demonstration at ‘Mercat del mercats’

Now I’ve never had delusions of being an amazing cook but I can turn out a decent meal. What I struggle with is making it look good on the plate. … Continue reading

November 1, 2010 · Leave a comment

Gastronomy classroom ‘Mercat del mercats’

As if the food, the cava, the displays, the tapas, and chatting to a cute Italian chef weren’t enough last weekend, the highlight for me was by far the aula … Continue reading

October 29, 2010 · Leave a comment