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Season’s Greetings 2012

December 24th, 2012 Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.

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Mucci’s

17th April, 2012 We were on the way home from Nou Celler when Oli pointed out the empanadas in Mucci’s, a late night pizza place just of the Ramblas. Empanadas are half moon shaped pastries filled with meat, fish, cheese, etc. and … Continue reading

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Game and Venison Pie

February 7th 2012 It’s been quite cold lately and I was inspired by specials at the butcher of diced game and venison. I thought the addition of a little chilli would warm things up nicely. Game and Venison Pie recipe … Continue reading

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Sausage Rolls

September 29th, 2011 It was Fiona’s birthday yesterday and she invited a group of friends to her home for drinks and snacks. I thought I’d take something simple that would survive a long bike ride – sausage rolls. I always … Continue reading

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Steak and Kidney Pie

August 31, 2011 I haven’t made this for quite a while – possibly not since I worked in a gastro pub 15 years ago, where I made 4 or 5 huge ones each week. They were sold as cooked in … Continue reading

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Poacher’s Pie

August 13th 2011 I went to the butchers, yesterday, to buy some lamb for Sunday roast. I also wanted something hearty to last me for a couple of days and they had some pie veal, ready prepared. Veal’s very good, … Continue reading

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Blackberry Tart

August 8th 2011 I couldn’t help noticing ripe blackberries in the back yard and thought I should make an effort to cook with them, especially since they are one of my favourite fruits and very seasonal. I don’t have a very sweet … Continue reading

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