Food & Wine

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Wine route through Montsant

In the morningFirm:Cooperativa Falset-MarçàLocation:Falset (Tarragona)This cooperative was founded in 1912 and has more than 350 members, mostly made up of small farming families that have cultivated...

Calçots
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An 'accidental' treat

Calçot season is back in and around Valls

The new cookery books for 2015 cover a wealth of food-related topics, from recipes and manuals, to health tips, anecdotes and advice on nutrition.  M. JOSEP JORDAN

Lip-smacking reads for the new year

Recipes from great chefs, manuals and guides, health tips and insights into everyday ingredients are among the varied new cookery books available this year

january food programme

The year starts with sea urchins and calçots

January's fairs and festivals around Catalonia feature a spectrum of food-related celebrations that include everything from botifarra and olive oil to seafood, rice and beans of all varieties

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The seafood king

Oysters have been prized since prehistory

Lavit - Segura Viudas

Wine route through cava country

In the morningFirm:HERETAT SEGURA VIUDASLocation:TorrelavitSegura Viudas is one of the most recognised cava brands at home and abroad, a position only reached after many years of effort, innovation and...

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The chef with a finger in every pie

Chef and businessman Òscar Manresa's ambition and untiring energy has allowed him in the last two decades to set up a growing empire of restaurants around the world

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Wine route in Costers del Segre

In the morningFirm:CASTELL D'ENCÚSLocation:Talarn (Lleida)The origin of Castell d'Encús is thanks to research by oenologist Raül Bobet who in 2001 was looking for terrain that would reduce the effects...

Chestnuts
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Chestnut celebration

In Catalonia the annual Castanyada festival marks the start of the short but sweet chestnut season

Wild Mushrooms Cuina Magazine
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Mountain treasures

Two wild mushrooms introduced from Italy have taken the world of bolets by storm