1/2, from Waitrose, M&S, … To the extent that the dishes are recognisable, it should be said that many are also generally poorly prepared in Spanish bars, and the supermarket versions are often pretty horrible. But in Britain culinary ignorance combined with the opiate fantasies of illiterate marketeers is producing a rather special new genre.
More from Terry’s Big Adventure: It started to rain pretty heavily and I waited until I was drenched before I bought an
- Free English-language Iberian climate atlas
Authored by the Spanish and Portuguese state meteorology services, an 80-page PDF with a good range of temperature and precipitation data
- Estat Català
While Italian politicians consider tying a reintroduced lira to the dollar (maybe they should talk to some Argentines first…), here’s something
- Teaching the world to sing in pure cacophony
Some bloke up in Argèles (Roussillon) is going to start producing a Catalan nationalist ripoff of Coca-Cola, along the lines of
- Perish, scumbags who work at La Jijonenca, Av Gaudí!
There are two really important things which you need to learn if you’re going to enjoy living in Barcelona: How to avoid
“Aïoli” (don’t care where you think it’s from, in a world without borders, it’s all the same) is served the world over in so many different forms that I suspect the word now simply means “glop”.
Whoa, I’m getting all protectionist again. Aïoli three farthings, said the bells of St Martin’s.