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Merluza con Garbanzos y Chorizo

Hake with Chickpeas and Chorizo I really enjoyed a bacalao with chickpeas and chorizo dish recently in Barcelona and thought I’d cook something similar at home. Hake is quite a good substitute for bacalao, since it’s from the same fish … Continue reading

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Romesco

October 13th, 2011 Susan Ferguson took me to Romesco, the day after I arrived in Barcelona, June 1991. It’s an economical restaurant with lots of character and I’m delighted that the entire staff seem to be exactly the same as … Continue reading

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Hake and Tomatoes

July 15th 2011 Hake cooked with tomatoes and olives is a typical Spanish dish. Hake is a very popular fish in Spain and as I’ve said before, a lot of it’s caught in British waters and exported – we don’t … 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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Merluza al Horno con Patatas

January 26th, 2010 I visited the fishmonger at Angel Fisheries today and once again he sold me a large hake for £5. I didn’t weigh it, but the fish is easily 4 – 5 lb in weight – you’d pay … Continue reading

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Hake

August 25th, 2010 I hadn’t intended to have hake for dinner, but as I walked through Chapel Market this afternoon, the Fish Man saw me and offered me a large hake, half price – it’s a bit hard to refuse … Continue reading

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Naughty Bad Fish

August 10th, 2010. Hake seems to be an underrated fish in England, I discovered it properly in Barcelona, where it’s called merluza and is one of the most popular fish to eat. Hake has firm flesh and a strong spine, … Continue reading

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