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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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Rum ‘n’ Ribs Barbecue

April 23rd, 2013 On Sunday the sun shone (for a bit) and the temperature rose to about 14ºC. Trusting the forecast, my friend Rabina had a barbecue with a distinct rum theme – somehow we got away with good weather … Continue reading

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Cumberland Barbecue

July 24th, 2012 Finally the monsoons abated and the sun came out. Forgive the dramatics, but it’s half way through summer and it’s rained nearly every day! Having been shopping for summer food, I set light to some lump wood … Continue reading

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Spatchcock Chicken – Marinated

May 27th, 2012 I bought a chicken from the butcher to roast, but the weather’s been so warm that I wanted to do something summery with it. I fancied something hot and garlicky, so I mixed up a marinade. See … Continue reading

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Spatchcock Poussin

September 16th, 2011 Poussin are small chickens, generally, less than 28 days old and weighing about 1lb. To spatchcock a chicken, the back bone is removed and the bird is flattened. According to Alan Davidson, in The Oxford Companion to … Continue reading

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