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Holi Catalunya…

Holi Catalunya…

Holi – the festival of colors – is a religious holiday that marks the beginning of spring.  It is celebrated on the last full moon day of the lunar month Phalguna (February/March) of the Hindu calendar.  During this time, the normally strict social rules are abandoned, and people of all ages, gender, class and casts intermingle to … Continue reading

Ode to the calçot…

Ode to the calçot…

Catalunya has many traditions that revolve around food.  It is one of the many reasons this food-o-phile is so enamored with this region.  We are currently in peak calçot season – which usually begins in mid to late January and runs through early spring. A calçot (in catalan the letter “ç” is pronounced for all intent and purposes like … Continue reading