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Bodega Fermin

On leaving La Mar Salada, Oli insisted on going for a beer. We didn’t have to walk far, as just round the corner is Bodega Fermin, an old fashioned bar which sells craft beer – a booming industry in Barcelona. … Continue reading

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Chestnuts

September 24th 2011 I’ve been foraging for chestnuts this week, scouring Hampstead Heath twice and finding only the tiniest nuts (too small to cook and eat). Today, cycling through Hyde Park, I got lucky, coming across a group of 5 … Continue reading

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Steak and Kidney Pie

August 31, 2011 I haven’t made this for quite a while – possibly not since I worked in a gastro pub 15 years ago, where I made 4 or 5 huge ones each week. They were sold as cooked in … Continue reading

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Chicken Cooked in Beer

November 22nd, 2010 A French girl in Barcelona, my next door neighbour, cooked me chicken in beer about 20 years ago. This isn’t the same recipe, but it is an adaptation. In France it would be normal to use lager. … Continue reading

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