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Friday, June 16, 2006

Spanish Food Adventure

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Cod croquette tapas, from some tapas restaurant, Barri Gotic, Barcelona.

In the same vein as the French Food Adventure, here we go:

One of the many places we ate at:
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Tapas! Clockwise from top: Deep fried calamari topped with egg, deep fried green pimentos with salt, foie gras.Photobucket - Video and Image Hosting

Deep fried small fish:
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More foie gras:
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More deep fried tapas. Octopus this time.
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Even more octopus. Grilled instead :P
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Some really really fresh grilled prawns:
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It wasn't all tapas though. We just had to get some paella too! :)
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Above: Damn I HATE peas in my food. Bloody tourist-oriented restaurant.

And another paella..
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Mushroom risotto:
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Soft cheese from Montserrat, topped with honey. Yummy stuff.
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And down it all with some Sangria (in front: sangria vino, rear: sangria cava. Or is it the other way round? Bah. The red one is far superior.)
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Overall, it was excellent; British food sucks in comparison. As you can imagine, back to the gym....

Oh before I go, here's a little something for Cheesie:

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CheeseMe Restaurant (Bar? can't remember).

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