On Sunday, March 13, around twenty Friends and Adopters of Ralda + Friends gathered in Godall to celebrate the traditional Annual Encounter. It was a very international group with over 20 people of 5 nationalities with people from Argentina, Peru, South Africa and Italia living between Ampolla, Barcelona, Tamarit, Salou and Terrassa. Because of the pandemic, the last meeting took place 2 years ago already. Finally, though, we all enjoyed the warmth and finery of our village and its Oil and Asparagus Fair with its new format in the hearth of Godall. The group gathered at Ralda’s house from 10.00...

We would like to invite you to our IV Annual Meeting of Friends and Padrinos of Ralda+Friends, which will be held in Godall (Montsià, Tarragona), next Sunday, 13th March 2022. After two years without being able to meet due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we can’t tell you how happy we are to have another opportunity to meet and celebrate the good things we still have to be thankful for. As is traditional, our meeting will be held as part of the Godall Oil and Asparagus Fair (https://www.millenaria.cat/), which this year changes its format and is being organised in the middle...

January is coming to an end and we start thinking: “February has 28 days”, “Next Thursday is my mother-in-law’s birthday”, “The 14th is Valentine’s Day…” and suddenly that date arrives again when every year we try to make the gift we want to give to our partner more original than the previous year.   This February 14th is Valentine’s Day, and with it comes the best way to surprise that special person with an original gift from Terres de l’Ebre.   From Ralda+Friends we propose a new way to enjoy the culture of olive oil, so that every drop of our olive...

Spanish media reported last November that scientists from the University of Malaga and the Biomedical Research Institute of Malaga have reached a very important conclusion: “For each point of adherence that the (Mediterran) dietary pattern is increased, the risk of Alzheimer’s disease decreases by 11%”. So is told in the academic article “Alzheimer’s Disease, Mild Cognitive Impairment and Mediterranean Diet. A Systematic Review and Dose-Response Meta-Analysis“, published in the Journal of Clinical Medicine a few weeks ago. This result was obtained after reviewing 11 studies and 589 academic articles in different scientific journals focused on determining to what extent the...

On December 14, the closing activity of the Barcelona International Welcome took place in the popular Boquería Market. It was a live show cooking with chef Joe Woodward teaching all the attendees how to prepare an innovative menu, based on traditional dishes of the Catalan culture. The Barcelona International Welcome is an annual program of activities promoted by the Barcelona City Council: Information sessions, networking, seminars and conferences, city tours, courses, workshops are a full range of events organized especially for the Barcelonas international community to help them to obtain information and resources, make new contacts and discover the city...