Food Glossary

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Term Definition

Gambas (Shrimp)


Especially in the Anglo-Saxon world and countries of its influence there is a significant confusion with prawns since different species are indiscriminately called prawns that sometimes are not those that are consumed in the Mediterranean. Basically there are two large families of this type of crustaceans, the prawn (shrimp) and the prawn (prawn) the first is basically red in color and the prawn is striped brown even though when cooked it is also red.


Garbanzos (Chickpeas)


Chickpeas are a widely consumed legume in our country and there are many stores which sell cooked legumes already prepared to be added to a salad, a garnish, or in a sauce. As it is a legume that must be soaked for a number of hours and cooked very slowly.


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Av. Francesc Cambó, 16
08003 Barcelona
T: 933195740

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 7.30 to 15.30

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday:
7.30 to 20.30

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1st July - 1st September
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