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

Lake train and La Cuineta in Pobla de Segur

Unbeknowst to many, the north western corner of Catalonia, much like the north western corner of my own country, has its own ‘lake district’. Minus the howling winds and grey … Continue reading

October 6, 2012 · 4 Comments

Barcelona BBQ spaces

As you may have seen elsewhere on this blog I contribute monthly to the miniguide in Barcelona. I usually reserve the article just for my Facebook page or the archive … Continue reading

July 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

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

Parc Agrari del Baix Llobregat

Head out of Barcelona in almost every direction and you will encounter the belt of industry that circles the city. The container port, chemical plants, factories, hypermarkets, converging motorways and … Continue reading

July 11, 2011 · Leave a comment

La Costa Dorada in Sitges

The world could learn a lot from the town of Sitges. What I perceived as a ghetto of hedonistic, holidaying, gay folk whose partying and two weeks in the sun … Continue reading

May 12, 2011 · 2 Comments

La Vinya Nova

Some days in life are just pure magic and this weekend’s visit to La Vinya Nova was one of them. As the bus drops you at the side of the … Continue reading

February 13, 2011 · 7 Comments