¡Echemos un vermut!

Vermut Besides the Obvious

La expresión catalana para echar un vermut es Fem un vermut! Aunque estoy enamorada de esta tradición local de tomar un vaso de vermut antes del almuerzo, desde el primer momento que probé mi primer vermut negro en Barcelona, hace poco que descubrí esta cadena de bares: La Fábrica del Vermutillo y La Bodega Monumental. …

Tasting Villány, wines and cellars in southern Hungary

Villany Besides the Obvious

I am a wine lover. Actually, once open a time I wrote a novel about wines and honestly, I never had tasted a Villány wine before. That could sound contradictory but it’s not. As a Spanish guy I never heart about Villány before being personally engaged to Hungary. Indeed, besides Budapest, Hungary (Magyarország for Hungarians) is sadly a very unknown …

Potaje de garbanzos – Andalusian Chickpea and Spinach Soup 😋

Potage de Garbanzos Besides the Obvious

I’m a big fan of cooking and trying new recipes when traveling, and then preparing, recreating them at home. Besides that, I’m even bigger fan of soups, that are based on beans, lentils or like in case of this recipe, chickpeas. Since I’m living in Barcelona, I already tried and tasted many amazing Catalan dishes, …