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Patates amb Allioli

August 14th, 2014 A small hake fillet and a couple of haddock fillets landed in my lap (very cheaply) today. Hake always makes me think of allioli – both are very popular in Barcelona and seem to go hand in hand. Allioli … Continue reading

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Frittata

March 19th, 2013 A Frittata is somewhat like a cross between an omelette and a quiche (but without pastry). It’s a big egg cake containing meat and or vegetables. Normally the vegetables and meat are fried first and mixed into … Continue reading

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Cockerels

July 17th, 2012 You may remember that I have some friends close by who keep chicken. A couple of weeks ago it became clear that three of their chicken were growing up to be cockerels, so Mandle tried hard to … Continue reading

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Asparagus with Hollandaise Sauce

May 18th, 2012 The Asparagus Season (April 23rd – June 21st in the UK) heralds spring, a whole range of new vegetables and an end to winter. Ideally, asparagus is best served very fresh – mine came from Perry Court … Continue reading

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Chicks

April 8th, 2012 I have some friends close by who keep chicken in their back garden. Since cockerels make a lot of noise and would disturb the neighbours, they don’t have any. Therefore, in order to maintain their flock they … Continue reading

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Chicken Carbonara

August 27th 2011 I had some leftover roast chicken and fancied something creamy with spaghetti, so carbonara seemed to fit the bill. Carbonara (of the charcoal worker) is traditionally a combination of spaghetti, pancetta, parmesan (or pecorino), eggs and fat (these … Continue reading

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Asparagus, Beetroot and Potato Salad

July 12th 2011 I had a delightful, al fresco, lunch with Rabina yesterday, in Brondesbury Park. She prepared Asparagus Polonaise – asparagus is prepared the normal way (boiled for 3 to 5 minutes) and then it’s added to a frying … Continue reading

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