Category Archives: Game

Cabeza de Jabali

I was wandering around the Boqueria looking for something exciting and came across some Cabeza de Jabali (wild boar head) on the the Cansaladeria Puri (pork charcuterie) stall. The wild boar head in question was actually wild boar brawn – … Continue reading

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Casa Petit

En route to Can Vilaró the other day we came across Casa Petit on the corner of Mercat Sant Antoni. I love these traditional delis and had to have a good look in the windows. We used to call these … Continue reading

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La Platilleria

On Sunday we went to La Platilleria for lunch. It is a small corner bar, towards the top of Poble-sec, an area which is fast becoming a new foodie destination in Barcelona. Oli had been here before and was raving … Continue reading

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La Mar Salada November 2015

November 27th, 2015 After a long day of eating and drinking, I’d had a good sleep and leaped out of bed around 10.30. I had to go and check that all was well in the Boqueria (honestly, I’m not kidding, … Continue reading

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Lepre in Porchetta

14th October, 2015 Some time ago I saw a recipe for coniglio in porchetta – a rustic Tuscan dish of rabbit cooked like stuffed, boned pork. I thought it looked marvelous, somewhat like a mini suckling pig …and who could … Continue reading

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Abergavenny Food Festival 2014 (Sunday)

21st September, 2014 The previous day Tim had promise his dad and Zoe he’d cook Sunday lunch, so in spite of going to bed at 6am he was awake and cooking a couple of hours later. Fortunately Tim’s not a team … Continue reading

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Abergavenny Food Festival 2014 (Saturday)

September 20, 2014 Abergavenny (Y Fenni) is a beautiful Welsh market town about 7 miles from the English border (as the crow flies). There are remains of a Roman fort west of Abergavenny Castle and it’s thought that the town predates … Continue reading

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