Category Archives: Fish

Empanada de Atún

Empanadas are pies that come from Galicia in the North West of Spain. The name comes from the Spanish verb empanar, which means to wrap in bread. These pies come quite large, baked in a dish, or small and half … Continue reading

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Beef Casserole

I had some leftover roast beef and decided to use it up by making a casserole. I do like buying larger than necessary joints of meat, because they cook more evenly than a small joint, you get to use the … Continue reading

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Merluza con Garbanzos y Chorizo

Hake with Chickpeas and Chorizo I really enjoyed a bacalao with chickpeas and chorizo dish recently in Barcelona and thought I’d cook something similar at home. Hake is quite a good substitute for bacalao, since it’s from the same fish … Continue reading

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Oh’Lola

Yesterday, I went on an outing with friends (and fellow bloggers), La Chica Andaluza and Cecilia. I discussed where to go with La Chica Andaluza a couple of weeks beforehand we decided on a Spanish themed day. That week, Time … Continue reading

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Can Ramonet

I went for a posh lunch today, with Oli in Barceloneta. It was raining, but for once the weather forecast was right and by the time we arrived (we’d normally walk, but a bus was more appropriate in rain) it … Continue reading

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La Carmanyola

I was in Poblenou again today for lunch with friends. We went a couple of streets off the beaten track and main Rambla de Poblenou to La Carmanyola (Catalan for the Lunchbox). It’s somewhat unassuming but known locally for good … Continue reading

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Mercat de Mercats

After the wedding, I slept like a log and woke up feeling hungry. Lindsay turned up with croissants at midday and after a cup of tea we all decided to have lunch at the Victoria (again). I enjoyed a particularly … Continue reading

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