Tag Archives: chickpeas

Merluza con Garbanzos y Chorizo

Hake with Chickpeas and Chorizo I really enjoyed a bacalao with chickpeas and chorizo dish recently in Barcelona and thought I’d cook something similar at home. Hake is quite a good substitute for bacalao, since it’s from the same fish … Continue reading

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Moorish Lamb and Chickpeas

February 29th, 2012 I had some leftover roast lamb from Sunday and fancied something a bit more exotic than the usual shepherd’s pie. I wanted something hot and spicy with a distinct Moorish, Spanish flavour. What I’m getting at by … Continue reading

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Cacerola de Cordero

November 17th 2011 I had some leftover lamb shoulder from the weekend and half a Morcilla de Burgos, so a casserole combining the two seemed like a good option. I was inspired by some slow cook recipes I looked at … Continue reading

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Chicken and Rabbit Chilli

August 3rd, 2011 I wasn’t really planning to make a chilli, but once again, I visited the butcher and bought a saddle of rabbit and a corn fed chicken, because they were on special offer. Having bought them, the contents … Continue reading

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Hummus

February 3rd 2011 Hummus is an ancient Middle Eastern food, popular throughout the Middle East and Mediterranean. In fact, it’s very common throughout the world now, but I remember, as a teenager in the 70’s, that hummus was an unusual, … Continue reading

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Bumblebee Natural Foods

February 2nd, 2011 Bumblebee Natural Foods are 3 shops on Brecknock Road, originating from this one (pictured), the nut shop, in 1980. Since then the business has expanded to include a bakery next door, plus a vegetable shop and natural remedies … Continue reading

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