Markthalle 9, Berlin

While in Berlin for a short weekend, I happened to visit a very cool local market in Kreuzberg, Markthalle IX. Opened in 1891, it’s one of the last historic markets in Berlin that stood the test of time. The architecture of the hall is very open, with large spaces and thin metal pillars to hold […]

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Smoked mackerel tacos with mango-avocado salsa

A few weeks ago, as we were in dire need for some warmth and exoticism, we decided to head south and came up with something unusual: smokey, sweet, and hot tacos with fish! It’s super easy and quick to make, totally doable on a weekday after work, and perfect to impress your friends! The salsa is nice and filling, with […]

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Gresca, Barcelona

Remember I last wrote about Osmosis? Next time you’re in Barcelona, do yourself a favour and walk 100 meters around the corner (literally!) to Gresca. A whole different category altogether! A pioneer of the bistronomics genre (modern, bistroesque food at affordable prices), chef Raphael Peña opened Gresca in 2006 after learning the tools of the […]

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