Tag Archives: olives

Empanada de Atún

Empanadas are pies that come from Galicia in the North West of Spain. The name comes from the Spanish verb empanar, which means to wrap in bread. These pies come quite large, baked in a dish, or small and half … Continue reading

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La Ribera (venda a l’engròs)

We headed over to El Born for lunch at Llamber today. We had to wait 10 minutes for a table, so we did a little shopping to pass the time. Both Llamber and La Ribera (top picture) are in the … Continue reading

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Pheasant Stuffed with Garlic and Olives

January 31st, 2013 Here’s one last pheasant recipe (feeds 2 people) before the end of the shooting season tomorrow. This is very simple and can be used with any bird. Stuff the pheasant with a sprig of thyme, a teaspoonful … Continue reading

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Chorizo Pizza

October 6th, 2012 The name pizza comes from Greek and Latin – the Ancient Greeks used to bake flat bread with cheese, oil and herbs on top. However, pizza as we know it, is relatively modern and was invented in … Continue reading

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Roast Chicken stuffed with Olives

September 25th, 2012 I had lots of leftover black olives and a lonely chicken in the fridge, so I decided to combine the two. I first had something like this at a Moroccan wedding in Paris, almost 20 years ago. … Continue reading

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Sea Bream – griddled

August 4th, 2012 I bought some sea bream from the fishmonger at Angel Fisheries, specifically to cook on the griddle. This is a fairly simple method of cooking fish where the skin goes deliciously crispy. Sea bream always remind me of … Continue reading

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Salad al fresco

July 27th, 2012 I went round to see my friend Catie yesterday, to update her Mac system software and make it play nice with her eyePhone. While I was busy pressing buttons and waiting for firmware updates, Catie bought some … Continue reading

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