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Mussels with white wine The stairway to heaven ! Mussels are an important product in Dutch shellfish cultivation. Approximately 200 million kg are produce worldwide each year, of which 57 million kilograms in the Netherlands.The majority of the mussels are intended...read more
Xarel·lo Grape Xarel·lo, the iconic indigenous variety of the Penedès, is a light-skinned grape from Catalonia and one of the most widely planted. The clusters are medium-sized and not too compact. Xarel·lo grapes adapt well to most soil types up to an...read more
One of the most enjoyables Catalonia food fest. Calçotades What is a Calçot? It looks like a leek and tastes like a mild onion. It actually is a green onion but milder and less bulbous than the normal one. Traditionally grown in certain areas of...read more
The Porrón The porrón has a sort of ballon shape with a open fluted throat which allows the server to fill it with either wine, bubbles, sangria, beer .... and once filled can be closed with a cork lid. It has too spout in one side, upward at 45º angle and with...read more
Cava Masterclass with Demos Bertran It is Sunday 9.30 and I have an appointment with Demos Bertran for a Cava Masterclass. I arrived about 30 minutes earlier and found him preparing everything for the taste. It's going to be a great day, 11 Cavas, sounds...read more
✒️ Wijn is Art !!! 🍇 The Red Vineyards near Arles. Oil painting by Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh November...read more