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Lentil Casserole

With the decrease in temperature this week, I wanted to cook something hot, spicy and filling. I was reminded of Aladass, a Moroccan lentil dish, that I often buy when visiting Goldborne Road in West London. I scoured the internet … Continue reading

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Black Bean Stew

Black Turtle Beans (Phaseolus vulgaris) are thought to have originated in Southern Mexico and Central America, where they have been used in cooking for about 7,000 years. The beans have an almost meaty texture and contain a lot of flavour … 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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Fried Rice

February 11th, 2012 I had dinner with Niko and Kiki this week – we all took it in turns to chop and stir things. Bacon was fried with chopped onions until it went crispy, before adding green beans, mushrooms and baby … Continue reading

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Steak and Black Truffle

November 27th, 2011 The morning after Homage to Cataluña we were a bit tired to say the least. I rummaged around the fridge looking for something fortifying to cook for brunch and came across a black truffle, quail eggs and … Continue reading

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Rolled Marinaded Lamb

November 5th, 2011 I went to a dinner party at Amaia’s last weekend. She bought a boned leg of lamb and marinaded it in a mixture of chilli, coriander, garlic, lemon and olive oil, for several hours. I bought two … Continue reading

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Top Rump Barbecue

June 11th, 2011 I went to Amaia’s yesterday for a barbecue. She has a little private street of workshops at the back of her house and it’s ideal for a barbecue with a large wooden picnic table conveniently situated by … Continue reading

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