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Mexican Sausages

September 27th, 2013 This week Marek the Butcher created some Mexican style sausages. These are made of course ground pork, cayenne pepper, cinnamon, cloves, cumin, mild paprika and vinegar. I wouldn’t call these a chorizo personally but I did find an online  Mexican chorizo recipe which does contain … Continue reading

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Linguiça Calabresa

April 4th, 2013 I walked into the butcher’s shop last week and immediately noticed some unusual sausages – Brazilian Linguiça Calabresa. From what I’ve read and there’s not a huge amount of info readily available, this type of sausage has its … Continue reading

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The Real Greek

September 14th, 2012 During the Paralympics, Niko and I had several hours to spare between events. Of course those two hours happened to be lunchtime, so we went in search of a restaurant in Westfield Shopping Centre (Stratford). Westfield itself … Continue reading

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Smoked Sausages

June 18th, 2012 Marek the Butcher made a fresh batch of Klobásy Sausages this weekend and we experimented with smoking them. Traditionally food was smoked to make it last longer before refrigerators were invented. Our aim here wasn’t to produce … Continue reading

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Klobásy Sausages

May 25th 2012 Marek the Butcher made a new batch of sausages this week – Klobásy, from Slovakia. Klobásy are made with pork, paprika and caraway seeds – they are a very popular sausage in Eastern Europe and you’ll find them … Continue reading

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Beef and Chilli Sausages

February 4th 2012 Marek the Butcher had some more sausages for me to try this week – beef and chilli. Marek said these contained ground beef, black pepper, chilli, paprika, red pepper and turmeric. In conversation he mentioned that beef … Continue reading

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Argentinian Sausages

January 14th, 2012 I had an email earlier in the week from Marek the Butcher. He was experimenting with sausage recipes and wondered if I’d like to try his new Argentinian style sausages – of course I said yes! The … Continue reading

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The Norfolk Arms (revisited)

May 25th, 2011 While out and contemplating supper last week, we sat outside the Norfolk Arms and had a few tapas. It was very tempting to stick to tapas, but the fish and chip shop opposite (North Sea Fish) had … Continue reading

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Spicy Chicken and Beans

March 19th 2010 This is a hearty Spanish recipe which can be used for a whole chicken, jointed, or with 4 or more, chicken thighs. I imagine that the bones of a whole chicken will add a lot more flavour … Continue reading

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Beef Stroganoff

February 24th, 2011 Beef Stroganoff is a classic Russian dish, probably named after, Alexander Grigorievich Stroganoff or Count Pavel Stroganov. It does however seem to have been included in Elena Ivanovna Molokhovet’s, “A Gift to Young Housewives” cookbook and the … Continue reading

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