A "brunch" is a meal which combines breakfast and “lunch”, which originally comes from Anglo-Saxon countries. In Barcelona and Cataluña there has been a very similar and popular proposal which is called “esmorzar de forquilla” or "catalan brunch".
What to Expect
The tour will start in fully equipped cooking space in Gràcia, a very popular neighborhood of Barcelona. From there you will take a short walk (around 15 min.) to get to the “Mercat de la Llibertat”, one of the most popular markets in Barcelona. In the market you will learn about seasonal and traditional products and you will buy some of the ingredients required for the Catalan Brunch.
Going back to the cooking space, walk along the main street in Gràcia, where you will see beautiful buildings from early 20th. century. Back to the cooking space, In just a few minutes we will cook a traditional “esmorzar de forquilla” or Catalan brunch made with typical Catalan products. Once the meal is ready, you will enjoy it paired with a glass of wine and a nice talk in which you will learn about Spanish and Catalan traditions and food such as an pan con tomate, (bread with tomato) or butifarra (Catalan sausage).
Come and enjoy this “esmorzar de forquilla” or Catalan brunch, very much in line with the Slow Food tendency
- Market tour
- Traditional cooking class
- Catalan brunch
Know Before You Go
• Please, advise about any dietary restriction.
• This tour is not available on public holidays or Sundays as the market is closed these days.