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Bacalao a la Llauna

On my last visit to Barcelona, I went to the Boqueria to buy some bacalao from the Brandada Lady. They are almost exclusively ladies in the fish part of the market – perhaps in the old days the husbands caught … Continue reading

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Boned, Stuffed, Leg of Lamb

July 18th, 2011 The butcher had some boned leg of lamb on special offer, so I bought one to stuff and roast. The bone was removed from the leg without cutting open the flesh and therefore, it had a cavity … Continue reading

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Asparagus, Beetroot and Potato Salad

July 12th 2011 I had a delightful, al fresco, lunch with Rabina yesterday, in Brondesbury Park. She prepared Asparagus Polonaise – asparagus is prepared the normal way (boiled for 3 to 5 minutes) and then it’s added to a frying … 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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Coq au Vin

September 30th 2010 Coq au Vin is a traditional, French dish, which supposedly goes back 2000 years or more. The French translates as, cockerel with wine, and generally one would cook this with an old bird, since the long, slow, … Continue reading

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Mussels

September 17, 2010 Mussels are an abundant, cheap, food source, which can be cultivated on ropes, as well as growing naturally in many parts of the world. They have been a popular human food source for thousands of years. Mussles … Continue reading

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Plaice

August 17th, 2010 Plaice have a dark green/brown coloured upper skin, with little orange spots and a white underside. Both eyes are on the darker side, but the fish does appear as if one eye should be on either side. … Continue reading

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