On Thursday 23 September, Barcelona Tapas Bar y Restaurante in Aldgate is holding an informal sherry tasting. The
event, which starts at 7pm, is being held in association with the Sherry Institute of Spain and will be hosted by sherry house Williams & Humbert’s UK area manager, Edward Butler.
Guests will get the opportunity to try six sherries, all accompanied by a suitable tapas dish, for £12 per person. All sherries and dishes are listed below. To book, call 0845 4900 512.
Dry Sack Fino
Palo Cortado, 20 years old
Oloroso, 15 years old
Amontillado, 12 years old
Pedro Ximénez, 12 years old
Buñuelos de bacalao - golden fried salt cod fritters
Jamon Iberico de bellota – air-cured ham from Iberian black-footed pigs
Chipirones fritos – deep-fried baby squid
Carrillera Iberica – tender pig cheeks from Iberian black-footed pigs
Coca amb anchoa – a Catalan speciality, anchovies on flat bread
Pa, oli, xocolata i sal– rich chocolate mousse served with bread, extra virgin olive oil and sea salt.