Savor the history
8 people max.
Duration 3 – 4 hours
Get inside the gates
Barcelona is a city with more than thousand years of history that has received all kinds of foreign influences throughout its centuries.
As the writer Josep Pla said, “gastronomy is the landscape inside a kitchen pot”, and in this sense, the cuisine of Barcelona is the daughter of all those who have lived there at some time: Greeks, Romans, Arabs, French …
Sit at the table in this tasty gastronomic journey throughout the history of the city.
You want to know what periods will you taste?
You will discover that since the very foundation of Barcino, the Roman settlers enjoyed very much the local culinary products. In particular, one product that made the city famous. Guessing which one it was?
Even the fame of being a scary and dark era, the stoves shone like never before, giving fame and prestige to the kitchen of the territory. You can find it out tasting some of the recipes of the period that have make it to this day and give us a glimpse of the tastes of the middle ages.
THE END OF THE ANCIEN RÉGIME
In the early nineteenth century, when the Industrial Era opened its way through Europe, gastronomy reflected many of the great changes that had taken place during the intense previous centuries. Recognize the impact of the products that arrived from the New World or the new ways to cook that arrived from France after the outbreak of the French Revolution.
The final decades of the last century have contributed decisively to the definition of the current image of the city. An image in which gastronomy gives many clues. In the last phase of this adventure we will ask: how does modern Barcelona taste?