Tag Archives: gastronomia

Zhou Mengxin wins Spanish ICEX gastronomy contest

From http://www.vi-franc.com/la-xinesa-zhou-mengxin-guanya-el-concurs-que-clausura-el-vi-programa-de-formacio-en-gastronomia-de-licex (in Catalan) Cava Regulatory Board has taken part in the 6th Program of Gastronomy Learning of ICEX, that has ended with the 6th Tapas International Contest of Valladolid (Spain). The young Chinese cook, Zhou Mengxin, has been the … Continue reading

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Catalan Minister of Agriculture confirms Chinese interest on Catalan food products

From http://www.lavanguardia.com/local/tarragona/20131109/54393924649/pelegri-confirma-l-interes-creixent-de-la-xina-per-productes-catalans-com-el-vi-l-oli-el-formatge-o-.html (in Catalan) Catalan Minister of Agriculture, Josep Maria Pelegrí, has confirmed the Chinese interest on Catalan food products such as wine, olive oil, cheese or fruit, as stated by the participation of 14 Catalan companies on a food … Continue reading

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China, an attractive market for Cava wine

From http://spanish.china.org.cn/economic/txt/2013-10/24/content_30392743.htm (in Spanish) The big size of Chinese market and its quick growth has become very attractive for the cava wine producers, according to the president of the Institut del Cava, Jaume Gramona, in an exclusive interview for Xinhua … Continue reading

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App to travel to China released by students of the Autonomous University of Barcelona

From http://trabajoenchina.org/aplicacion-para-viajar-a-china (in Spanish) Students from the Master Course on Travel Journalism from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) have released a smartphone application with tips and other relevant information for the people willing to travel to China. The application, … Continue reading

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Workshop about the gourmet food products in Asia organized in Girona

From http://agenda.acc10.cat/agenda/default.php?id=9799 (in Catalan) This session is scheduled in the framework of the Internationalization Week of ACCIÓ (7-11 October 2013). Without a doubt, Asia has become one of the main economic actors of our time with the 50% of the … Continue reading

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Girona’s restaurant El Celler de Can Roca awarded as best restaurant in the world

After two consecutive years in the #2 position, as Girona residents we are proud to share the news that the local restaurant El Celler de Can Roca has achieved the top position in the 2013 edition of the competition The World’s 50 Best Restaurants, organized by the … Continue reading

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Dinner with Catalan chef Ferran Adrià sold at Hong Kong auction

From http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2013/04/03/dinner-with-famed-spanish_n_3006642.html (in English) The chance to dine with world-famous Catalan chef Ferran Adrià was sold at an auction in Hong Kong for 180,000 HKD (Hong Kong dollars), equivalent to 23,200 US dollars. Ferran Adrià is considered the world’s most creative … Continue reading

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Beijing celebrates Catalonia’s Sant Jordi festival

From http://www.booksandroses.com/2013/03/beijing-april-27-at-2kolegas.html (in English and Catalan) On April 27th, 2013, Beijing Catalan expats will celebrate

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Girona and Taipei tied up together by flower festivals

From http://www.diaridegirona.cat/tema-dia/2012/05/13/girona-taipei-units-flors/561904.html (in Catalan) Javier Ching-shan Hou, the representative of the Office for the Economic and Cultural Promotion of Taipei in Spain, has visited the 57th edition of the Girona Flower Festival (Temps de Flors) invited by Jordi Xuclà, member of … Continue reading

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El Celler de Can Roca awarded as second best restaurant in the world for second consecutive year

From http://www.theworlds50best.com/awards/1-50-winners/el-celler-de-can-roca/ (in English) Girona-based restaurant El Celler de Can Roca has maintained the #2 position already achieved last year in the ranking of best restaurants in the world, according to the website The World’s 50 Best Restaurants. With this … Continue reading

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