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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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Lamb and Broad Bean Stew

Lamb and Broad Bean Stew with Harissa I had some leftover British Lamb from the weekend and lots of seasonal vegetables from Perry Court Farm, so I thought I’d combine them with harissa and preserved lemons to make a Moorish stew. … Continue reading

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Pheasant Curry

December 8th, 2013 As pheasant is cheap and easily available in Britain at this time of year, I though it was about time that I made a pheasant curry. First of all, the pheasant needs to be poached with vegetables … Continue reading

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Mexican Sausages

September 27th, 2013 This week Marek the Butcher created some Mexican style sausages. These are made of course ground pork, cayenne pepper, cinnamon, cloves, cumin, mild paprika and vinegar. I wouldn’t call these a chorizo personally but I did find an online  Mexican chorizo recipe which does contain … Continue reading

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Galtas de Ternera

April 19th, 2012 After a day of printing and picture hanging, Oli cooked Galtas de Ternera (beef cheeks). The recipe here differs considerably to mine – these were cooked with onions, cardamom pods, coriander seeds, cumin and a pungent curry powder … 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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Sang Cuitat de Vedella

18th October 2011 I’ve been looking at the blocks of blood, on sale in La Boqueria for years, wondering how they are used in cooking. Since I’m very partial to Morcilla (Spanish black pudding), I though I should bite the bullet … Continue reading

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