Moonraker Morsels

A Barcelona food blog

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


For those of us who like whipping up an airy sponge cake, a comforting, rich tea loaf, gingery biscuits, an elaborate birthday gateaux,  gooey brownies or any number of other … Continue reading

May 19, 2011 · 6 Comments

Las Arenas de Barcelona

Bullfighting may be banned in Catalonia from New Year’s Day 2012 but a toro hasn’t lost its life at Las Arenas de Barcelona bullring since I was a twinkle in … Continue reading

April 26, 2011 · 5 Comments

Baluard bakery

Sleep deprivation from a 3 month old baby combined with looking after a 4 year old did not stop Anna Bellsolà, owner of Barceloneta’s Baluard bakery, warmly welcoming me to … Continue reading

January 19, 2011 · 9 Comments

Books for Cooks

Heaven is a book shop. Any book shop. From the dusty, heaped to the rafters second-hand shops, the sections in charity shops (which I miss terribly here, the culture of … Continue reading

September 13, 2010 · 2 Comments

Green Valley Grocer

It may be a long way from my current home but very close to my heart is the village of Slaithwaite in West Yorkshire where I grew up. I mention … Continue reading

August 14, 2010 · Leave a comment

Cooking – The Kitchen Company

Another slight let down this week (although not quite as miserable as the Ikea cooking department I passed through yesterday) was 20 minutes spent in ‘Cooking – The Kitchen Company’, … Continue reading

May 16, 2010 · Leave a comment