Tag Archives: Boqueria

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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Prickly Pear

November 17th, 2013 When I went to stay in Barcelona last October, I had a long list of things that I wanted to cook or eat. One of those items was the the Prickly Pear, which Chica Andaluza had mentioned recently. … Continue reading

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Galtas de Ternera

April 19th, 2012 After a day of printing and picture hanging, Oli cooked Galtas de Ternera (beef cheeks). The recipe here differs considerably to mine – these were cooked with onions, cardamom pods, coriander seeds, cumin and a pungent curry powder … Continue reading

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Magret Seché

January 30th, 2012 Magret Seché is the smoked breast of a duck that has been raised for foie gras. Smoked duck can be cut length ways and fried like bacon or it can be thinly sliced and eaten like prosciutto … Continue reading

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Calf Cheeks

October 14th, 2011. I returned from Poble Nou on Friday evening and Oli was cooking calf cheeks with celeriac mash. This is something I’d cook myself – celeriac is in season and cheeks are an old fashioned cut of meat … Continue reading

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