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Pheasant with Navy Beans

Pheasant were probably introduced to Britain by the Romans and were definitely well established by the time of the Normans. It should be relatively easy to buy pheasant from a decent butcher during the shooting season, October 1st to February 1st and … Continue reading

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Gammon with Navy Beans

Gammon is the name for pork which has been cured by salting or brining – it can also be smoked. Meat was traditionally salted and smoked  to make it last longer, but with the advent of refrigeration, this is no … Continue reading

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Peus de Ministre

18th October 2011 On Tuesday we had dinner with Adrian and Rosa in Poblenou. Rosa prepared a delicious selection of tapas, as starters. We had Boquerones – anchovies that have been cured in vinegar, then preserved in olive oil. Jamón Serrano – … Continue reading

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Baked Beans

January 19th 2011 I had a roast shoulder of lamb for dinner on Sunday – it’s cheap at present, if you get it from a good butcher (don’t believe the prices in the supermarkets), mine was £2.50 per lb and … Continue reading

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