I have never been a fan of tapas. I thought it was an excuse to serve scraps…that was until our recent trip to Barcelona. I have completely changed my mind. I can’t get enough pimientos de Padron, those incredibly delicious little peppers thrown on a grill with olive oil and salt…and other things.
Come for a food walk with me through Barcelona, one of the most vibrant, alive and exciting cities in the world.
The Boqueria Market on La Rambla is the perfect place to start a food tour. The produce here is incredible, and the eateries are some of the very best places to eat in the city. Be prepared to brave the crowds, it is always busy.
I love the long, high tables where you perch on a stool, choose the food you want, watch it being tossed on a grill and served up piping hot and scrumptious. There is also a huge selection of jamon, just waiting to be sliced thinly and presented on a platter.
Here are a few more delights we enjoyed after hours of walking through the wonderful Barcelona streets.
We had a couple of disappointing meals in restaurants, so I won’t show you those. Next time I go to Barcelona I may just install myself at the market and not leave. I have been trying to find the little peppers here in Brisbane with no success…I may have to return to Barcelona quite soon.