How to prepare the perfect vegan hot dog? We tell you the secret.

How to prepare the perfect vegan hot dog? We tell you the secret.

Sometimes we feel like indulging ourselves and eating fast food. The good news is that this type of food can also be healthy. The recipe we share with you today is completely vegan and very tasty. It is not the typical simplistic hot dog (hot dog bread + hot doge + mustard and ketchup), but a more…


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  • Vegan chocolate icing

    Vegan chocolate icing

    Today we show you an easy way to make a vegan chocolate icing to cover your  cakes, muffins and cupcakes. To make the icing we have used dark chocolate chips with sugar and no milk. They are very high quality chocolate chips we found in the store Jaime J Renobell in the Borne quarter of Barcelona. It is important to choose…


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  • Vegan California sandwich

    Vegan California sandwich

    Within the world of sandwiches, California sandwiches are our favorite. We are passionate about the avocado and the freshness associated with this type of comfort food. There are dozens of varieties of Californian sandwiches but typically they all have gruyere cheese. In this recipe we have removed the slices of traditional cheese and added a good layer…


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  • Tartlets filled with creamy mushrooms and vegan almond cheese

    Tartlets filled with creamy mushrooms and vegan almond cheese

    Ingredients (4 people): 8 salted puff pastry tartlets (available already made in any supermarket) ½ tub of Barcelonia Olives vegan cream cheese ½ tray of sliced mushrooms 1 medium onion Olive oil Salt and pepper Preparation: Preheat the oven to 160º. Cut the onion into small pieces. In a hot frying pan add a little olive oil and the…


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  • Vegan pizza with almond milk ricotta balls

    Vegan pizza with almond milk ricotta balls

    Ingredients (4 people): 1 package of precooked pizza dough 1 can of natural tomato sauce 2 large tomatoes 1 red pepper 1 green pepper 1 zucchini 2 scallions 1 handful of black olives 1 handful of capers 1 tub of almond milk cheese Barcelonia Fine Herbs or Original Salt Preparation: Preheat the oven to 180º…


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  • Vegan Cannoli, lactose and egg free

    Vegan Cannoli, lactose and egg free

    Cannoli are the most popular sweets in Sicily. With the emergence of numerous sicilian pizzerias and pastry shops in Barcelona and other locations, you can find them and buy them without difficulty. Cannoli are vegetarian but not vegan: the filling is made with ricotta cheese and the shells contain egg. However, thanks to Barcelonia cheeses it is…


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  • Stuffed zucchini with rice and Barcelonia vegan cheese

    Stuffed zucchini with rice and Barcelonia vegan cheese

    Ingredients (2 people): 2 or 3 medium zucchini 1/2 tube of Barcelonia Original 1/2 cup of long rice 1 teaspoon of turmeric 1 teaspoon of vegetable stock powder or 1/2 tablet Olive oil Black pepper Salt Preparation: Preheat your oven to 180 degrees. Wash the zucchini and cut their ends. Cut the zucchini vertically in half and empty…


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  • Platter of crudités with dips Barcelonia Herbs and Barcelonia Olives

    Platter of crudités with dips Barcelonia Herbs and Barcelonia Olives

    A platter of crudités typically consists of various types of raw vegetables served with one or more dips. A fantastic option for parties. It can be served as an appetizer, at a buffet, in place of a salad… whatever you want, really! To make the platter you see in the picture we used: Celery Carrots…


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  • Frozen banana medallions with Barcelonia vegan chocolate cream cheese topping

    Frozen banana medallions with Barcelonia vegan chocolate cream cheese topping

    Today we bring you a super refreshing recipe for the summer. A nutritious, sugar free, lactose free and cholesterol free alternative that will surprise you. This recipe was created by Sarah Caronna, a fan of Barcelonia vegan cream cheeses 🙂 Try it at home, you’ll love it! Ingredients: 2 firm, ripe bananas ½ cup Barcelonia…


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  • Millet with mushroom sauce and herbed vegan cream cheese

    Millet with mushroom sauce and herbed vegan cream cheese

    Ingredients (2 servings): 1/2 cup of millet 1 cup water 5 large button mushrooms 1 onion Barcelonia Herbed Vegan Cream Cheese Oil Salt Black pepper Preparation: Warm a splash of oil in a small pot. When it has heated up add the millet and fry over a low heat, stirring constantly to keep it from…


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  • Macaroni with almond cream cheese and sun dried tomatoes

    Macaroni with almond cream cheese and sun dried tomatoes

    Ingredients (1 serving): 125g macaroni 2 Tbsp Barcelonia Original Almond Cream Cheese 4 ot 5 large sun-dried tomatoes Olive oil Salt Preparació: Place the tomatoes in water 15 minutes before you start so they soften up. Boil a large pot of water with a splash of olive oil and salt to cook the pasta. When…


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  • ‘Escalivada’ rolls with Barcelonia Herbed Cream Cheese

    ‘Escalivada’ rolls with Barcelonia Herbed Cream Cheese

    With the summer heat approaching it’s time for fresh and light dishes. These escalivada rolls are creative and nice on the eyes while also being light and delicious. You’ll love them! Ingredients (for four people): 1 large eggplant 2 large red peppers 1 large onion 1 terrine of Barcelonia Vegan Herbed Cream Cheese Olive oil…


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  • Cucumber stuffed with herby cream cheese and cherry tomatoes

    Cucumber stuffed with herby cream cheese and cherry tomatoes

    These tapas are great for so many reasons: they are vivid and colorful, easy to make, and you’ll look great serving them because they look very gourmet. They’re also very filling, two per person should be enough. And of course they’re adequate for lactose-intolerant people, vegans, and people following low-cholesterol diets. Special equiment: You’ll need…


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  • Toast with Barcelonia almond cream cheese and sprouts

    Toast with Barcelonia almond cream cheese and sprouts

    Sprouts are one of the few foods that are still alive when we eat them, which significantly boosts their nutritional value. Sprouts can contain up to 100 times more enzymes than raw fruits and vegetables. Enzymes are a special type of protein that act as a catalyst for metabolic processes, such as helping you extract…


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  • The best ‘bravas’ are vegan!

    The best ‘bravas’ are vegan!

    Ingredients (for one tapa): 4 medium potatoes 1 onion Olive oil Black pepper Cayenne pepper Hot sauce (we recommend Cholula Hot Sauce Original) 2 tablespoons of Barcelonia Original Vegan Cream Cheese Preparation: Heat the oven to 180C/360F Wash the potatoes, cut them in half, and them laminate them into thin slices. Chop the onion into…


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  • Lentil and vegetable tacos with Barcelonia’s own sour cream

    Lentil and vegetable tacos with Barcelonia’s own sour cream

    At Barcelonia we’re very into tacos. A few days ago we posted our recipe for veggie tacos made with black beans and today we felt like trying something different so we came up with a new version: some very original veggie tacos filled with lentils, vegetables, and with our delicious sour cream. You’ll be licking…


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  • Roasted pumpkin with Barcelonia’s Herbed Cream Cheese

    Roasted pumpkin with Barcelonia’s Herbed Cream Cheese

    This is one of our favorite recipes. Pumpkin is such a good vegetables because its low calory count and its abundant fiber and vitamins make it very healthy. One of the best ways to prepare is roasted in the oven. Ingredients (for two people): 1/2 a pumpkin Barcelonia Herbed Cream Cheese Olive oil Salt Black…


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  • Spaghetti with Barcelonia Herbed Cream Cheese sauce

    Spaghetti with Barcelonia Herbed Cream Cheese sauce

    Ingredients (for two servings): Spaghetti (the spaghetti in the picture is gluten free and made from corn) 1 180g terrine of Barcelonia’s vegan, lactose-free Herbed Cream Cheese Salt Olive oil Preparació: Cook the spaghetti according to packet instructions. When the spaghetti is ready drain and put them in a bowl. Add the cheese, drizzle generously…


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  • Veggie Tacos: mexican delights, Barcelonia style

    Veggie Tacos: mexican delights, Barcelonia style

    Today we’ve got a hankering for mexican food: Veggie Tacos done the Barcelonia way. And with plenty of hot sauce – yummy! Tacos are one of mexico’s signature dishes, and they are popular all over the world. They are made with corn flour “tortillas” folded and filled with meats, vegetables, fish, and many other fillings….


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  • Easter “Mona”, Barcelonia-style

    Easter “Mona”, Barcelonia-style

    In the days leading up to Easter, Catalan bakeries and pastry shops display cakes and chocolate sculptures in all shapes and sizes. Some are so complex that they look like works of art. This tradition is known as the “Mona de Pasqua”, and on Easter Monday families get together to share these elaborate cakes. At…


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  • Mini sandwiches made with beets and our herbed vegan cream cheese

    Mini sandwiches made with beets and our herbed vegan cream cheese

    Ingredients (makes one serving): 1 beet 3 Tbsp Barcelonia Herbed Cream Cheese 1 bunch of ruccula A splash of olive oil Salt Preparation: Steam the beets or skip this step if you bought pre-cooked, vacuum-packed ones from the supermarket. Cut the beet into thin slices. Spread a slice of beet with the cream cheese and…


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  • Vegan tapas: eggplant rolls, cucumber tartlets and baked baby potatoes with Barcelonia cheese

    Vegan tapas: eggplant rolls, cucumber tartlets and baked baby potatoes with Barcelonia cheese

    Want to enjoy some creative vegan tapas? These “platillos” (Spanish finger-food bites) are delicious and very easy to make! For the eggplant rolls filled with Barcelonia Original Cream Cheese: Ingredients (4 people): 1 large eggplant Barcelonia Original Vegan Cream Cheese, made with almond milk Olive oil Salt Pepper Preparation: Heat the oven to 180C/360F. Slice…


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  • Toast with marmalade and Barcelonia Original Cream Cheese

    Toast with marmalade and Barcelonia Original Cream Cheese

    What better way to start the day than with a healthy, delicious, and easy to make breakfast! Ingredients (for one person): Two slices of your favorite bread Barcelonia Original Cream Cheese Your favorite type of high-quality marmalade/jam/jelly Preparation: Toast the bread. Spread a generous amount of Barcelonia Original Cream Cheese on each slice and an…


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  • Baked potatoes with Herbed Cream Cheese

    Baked potatoes with Herbed Cream Cheese

    Ingredients (for 4 people): 4 large potatoes 180g Barcelonia Original Herbed Cream Cheese 2 Tbsp olive oil salt Black pepper Garnish (optional): 2 avocados 1 head of lettuce 2 large tomatoes Preparation: Heat the oven to 210C/420F. Wash the potatoes thoroughly. Once they are clean place them on a baking tray lined with foil. Sprinkle…


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  • Barcelonia Vegan Cheesecake

    Barcelonia Vegan Cheesecake

    Ingredients (8 servings): 115g Cookies for the base (we use Lotus but feel free to choose whatever is available to you locally) 540g Barcelonia Original Cream Cheese 50g Sugar 1 tsp lemon zest 1/3 vanilla bean Strawberry marmalade Preparation: Heat the oven to 175C/350F. For the base, put the cookies in a food processor and…


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