Tag Archives: coriander

Mutton Casserole

Mutton is the name given to meat from grown up sheep, tasting similar to lamb, but with a slightly more prounced flavour and firmer texture, so ideal for stews and casseroles. A sheep’s meat is called lamb up until it’s … Continue reading

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Paletilla de Cabrito con Alubias Blancas

Paletilla de Cabrito con Alubias Blancas (goat shoulder with white beans) is a very common Southern European dish, interchangeable with lamb and cooked with the leg or shoulder. In France L’Agneau aux Haricots Blancs is often served for Sunday lunch … Continue reading

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Judías con Cabrito

Quite literally, Judías con Cabrito means Jews with kid goat! The word for Jews (Judías) in Spanish has long been associated with beans – this is not a pejorative term, it’s actually down to the fact that the Jews cultivated … Continue reading

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Pork with Black Beans

I had some Cajun roasted pork shoulder leftover from Sunday and some dried black beans (with a looming best by date) and decided to cook a Spanish style cocido with a Mexican chilli pepper influence. Just about all the beans … Continue reading

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Moorish Chicken Soup

I was vaccinated earlier his week and a couple of friends warned me that I might have flu like symptoms, so being prepared, I bought a chicken to make chicken soup. I didn’t expected to blog anything, particularly since I’ve … Continue reading

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Pheasant with Cauliflower and Harissa

Pheasant is back in season and there’s much to be said for it’s flavoursome meat. These birds can take just about any type of seasoning that you’d care throw at them, without losing their own identity …and having lived outdoors, … Continue reading

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Osso Buco Bianco

I came across another bargain this week – 2 organic rose veal shins for £2, something that’s considerably more expensive normally. I decided to cook the classic calf’s shank dish, osso buco, which is typical of Lombard cuisine. Osso buco … Continue reading

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Carrillada de Ternera (Ox Cheek)

I noticed a rather forlorn and lonely organic ox cheek in the butcher’s shop window towards closing time, on special offer. “Cook it or freeze it today – you can have it for £1.80”, he said. It was quite substantial, … Continue reading

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Pork with Aubergine and Peppers

I had some leftover roast pork in the fridge, along with aubergines (eggplant) and peppers that needed using up. To make something new (nextovers, as Karen eloquently put it), I threw a slice of ‘nduja and fresh coriander (cilantro) into … Continue reading

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Pheasant Chilli

It is said that chilli con carne (chilli with meat) comes from Texas and is most definitely not Mexican, however, if you check the history books, you’ll see that Texas was settled by the Spanish and later became part of … Continue reading

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