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Late August Barbecue

On Monday Catie invited me round to cook an end of summer barbecue and of course I said yes! First on the grill were some delicious sardines. Bridget brought them marinated in half a teaspoon of pimentón, lots of garlic, … Continue reading

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Born Street Food 2021

Every Autumn Barcelona Born Gourmet puts on the three day Born Street Food festival with some of the very best restaurants from El Born taking part. The opening hours were noon to midnight (Friday and Saturday) and until 10pm on … Continue reading

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King’s Cross Barbecue

The end of August normally marks the last days of an English summer, celebrated annually with a Bank Holiday. This year the Sunday coincided with a friend’s birthday so five of us got together for a barbecue. I previously posted … Continue reading

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Pollo en Adobo

This week I came across a cheap chicken and no, not factory farmed – it was free range and corn fed! I thought it might need some preservation in order to keep it “fresh” for Sunday, so my choice was … Continue reading

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Barbecue Pork Knuckle

I came across cheap pork knuckles in the butchers this week. These are the lower part of a pig’s leg joint and can be quite meaty, becoming beautifully tender after a long slow cook. Note here that this is uncured … Continue reading

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Kangaroo Casserole

As I left the Squirrel Barbecue, Oli thrust a bag of leftovers at me and said, “See what you can do with these.” I cycled off into the night and on arriving home, just remembered to put the bag in … Continue reading

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La Calçotada

We were sitting in the fabulous Can Vilaró for a group lunch on Saturday, where there’s always a big joke between Jonas and the owner, Sisco, about the Can Vilaró barbecue. This prompted the suggestion that we should have a … Continue reading

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Brill and Barbecue Preparation

October 5th, 2013 It was Saturday and I wanted lots of quail for a barbecue tomorrow (we’d invited as many as 20 people potentially), so I needed to be at the Boqueria early. I was disappointed when trying to buy … Continue reading

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Rooftop Barbecue

August 16th 2013 Having been suitably restored at La Palmera, Matthew and I met Oli and Salva in the Boqueria to shop for this evening’s supper on the roof terrace. After walking round and round the circular fish section, quite … Continue reading

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Rabbit Barbecue

May 14th, 2013 At the Farmers’ Market on Sunday, I was delighted when the farmer gave me two wild rabbits. With the new season of spring vegetables coming up, rabbits are a real pest – they can have 3 – 12 … Continue reading

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