Tag Archives: chickpeas

Rabbit with Chorizo and Chickpeas

Rabbit is not an indigenous British species, it’s thought that they were brought here from mainland Europe by the Romans or Normans, to farm for meat and fur. Wild rabbit meat is low in fat and cholesterol and it will have … Continue reading

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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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