Tag Archives: Chorizo de Bellota

Allotment Picnic

September 6th 2013 Last week I went to help Audrey water her brother’s allotment in Acton, while he was on holiday. Allotments (Community Gardens) are small vegetable gardens, made by subdividing a larger piece of land. Gardeners have to pay … Continue reading

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Mercat St. Josep – La Boqueria

August 19th, 2013 I make a beeline for the La Boqueria (Barcelona’s beautiful and historical market) almost as soon as my plane lands. Aside from general food shopping, I love the smell of Jamón Serrano, possibly even more than the taste … Continue reading

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Barrica

June 5th, 2013 Last week I went out for tapas with Steve at Barrica in Fitzrovia. It poured with rain like a biblical flood and a white van blocked the entrance, so I went back this morning to get a … Continue reading

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Duck and Mushrooms

June 1st 2012 I had supper with Oli a couple of nights ago – he was visiting from Barcelona and staying with Rick and Su. They were out playing bridge, so we had the use of their kitchen. As a … Continue reading

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Chorizo de Bellota

August 14th, 2010 Chorizo de Bellota is a very high quality, cured sausage, made from pata negra (black foot) pigs in Spain. This chorizo is made from Jamón Ibérico, free range Iberian pigs that have been allowed to roam free … Continue reading

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