Moonraker Morsels

A Barcelona food blog

Moonraker Morsels’ food in beach wedding photo shoot

Like the thrill of being young when my photo from a school fundraiser or a girl guide event being in the local newspaper filled me with pride, similar feelings overwhelmed … Continue reading

October 19, 2011 · 3 Comments

An adventure in sourdough

Barcelona may be awash with bakeries but this doesn’t necessarily mean we’re drowning in amazing quality bread. As at home, many bakers are just finishing off part-baked, factory produced, frozen … Continue reading

April 14, 2011 · 2 Comments

Evil UHT milk

One of my abiding primary school memories is of those days in deep winter, when snow or frost tinged the Colne Valley hills and our school milk, in its squat … Continue reading

March 18, 2011 · 6 Comments

Mackerel with wet garlic and balsamic vinegar

Not unlike most people I have chewed, tasted and tippled my way through the festive season and new year and come through the other side a few pounds heavier than … Continue reading

January 18, 2011 · Leave a comment

Pigs’ feet with white beans

Pigs are very prominent in Spanish and Catalan cuisine. The loin stuffs many cafe sandwiches in the form of lomo or llom, other meats and innards become sausages such as … Continue reading

December 8, 2010 · 6 Comments

Fresh crumpets

It’s been a few months now since I visited my homeland and satisfied a few English food cravings. With only a few weeks until my feet are back for a … Continue reading

December 7, 2010 · Leave a comment

The myths of a Mediterranean diet

Ask anyone what they first think of when asked about the diet of those living in Spain and other Mediterranean countries and no doubt you will hear suggestions of fresh … Continue reading

November 30, 2010 · 2 Comments