Tag Archives: meat

Mercat de la Llibertat

Having come up to Gràcia several times to visit Mercat de l’Abaceria, I discovered that it closed on 21st July and will be renovated – which means demolished and rebuilt. This is a great shame since pretty much all the … Continue reading

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Mercat Galvany

“Al mercat de Galvany volem compartir amb vosaltres la nostra passió pel menjar de qualitat incomparable. Amb molta cura busquem i oferim els millors productes per cuinar, menjar i gaudir.” “At Galvany Market we want to share our passion for … Continue reading

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Wesker and Son

September 28th, 2012 I found an unusual butcher today in Smithfield Meat Market – Wesker and Son. I hadn’t noticed this stall before, but the meat did seem to be exceptionally fresh. I was quite tempted by some of the more exotic … Continue reading

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Smoked Turkey Leg

July 1st 2012 I went into the butcher this week and spotted large smoked turkey legs for £2.50 each. I couldn’t resist, they were a good size – mine’s just over 12 inches long. Smoking preserves and cooks meat, the process … Continue reading

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Season’s Greetings

December 24th, 2011 Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. Many thanks to Theobalds Butchers for providing such a brilliant and unusual festive window (and a lot of meat throughout the year).

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Migas

September 8th 2011 Migas is a very simple dish, made from stale bread, that can be cooked in a large pot over a wood fire. A perfect meal, prepared in the fields, for a farm worker or shepherd and lately … Continue reading

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Broad Beans and Chorizo

July 20th, 2011 Here’s a Spanish style dish that started out as broad beans and chorizo – while I was thinking about cooking it, I was inspired to add some extra ingredients which resulted in a better dish and more … Continue reading

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