Tag Archives: Keith Floyd

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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Beef Cheeks

July 1st 2011 I was delighted when I walked into the butchers and they had about a dozen beef cheeks (also known as ox cheeks) on special offer. They weighed about half a pound each, so I bought two. Beef Cheeks … Continue reading

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Café España

January 24th, 2011 Café España is a small, Spanish restaurant in the heart of Soho. I read a good review in Time Out, about ten years ago and have been going there regularly ever since. I met Oli and Tony … Continue reading

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Chicken Cooked in Beer

November 22nd, 2010 A French girl in Barcelona, my next door neighbour, cooked me chicken in beer about 20 years ago. This isn’t the same recipe, but it is an adaptation. In France it would be normal to use lager. … Continue reading

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Coq au Vin

September 30th 2010 Coq au Vin is a traditional, French dish, which supposedly goes back 2000 years or more. The French translates as, cockerel with wine, and generally one would cook this with an old bird, since the long, slow, … Continue reading

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Pastry

August 16th 2010 Pastry is considered to be quite difficult to make and cold hands are prized as good for the art. I read a delightful book called Countryman’s Cooking, by W.M.W. Fowler, containing fantastic tips and recipes for cooking … Continue reading

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