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Mercat Municipal de Calella

Callella has a small indoor market – Mercado de San Jaime, designed by architect Jeroni Martorell and  built in 1927. In contrast with Barcelona’s big city markets (La Boqueria, Mercat Galvany, etc.) this one is quite tiny. Inside the front … Continue reading

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Venison Chilli

October 18th, 2012 I had a cold this week, which gave me the imputus to try out a recipe for chilli, which I’d made up in the back of my mind. For some reason I though that diced venison would … Continue reading

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Cacerola de Cordero

November 17th 2011 I had some leftover lamb shoulder from the weekend and half a Morcilla de Burgos, so a casserole combining the two seemed like a good option. I was inspired by some slow cook recipes I looked at … Continue reading

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Migas

September 8th 2011 Migas is a very simple dish, made from stale bread, that can be cooked in a large pot over a wood fire. A perfect meal, prepared in the fields, for a farm worker or shepherd and lately … Continue reading

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Teriyaki Beef

July 5th, 2011 I had some top rump beef, left over from a barbecue. It was cooked, but slightly pink in the middle, with a lovely smokey aroma. A good way of using up leftover meat is to marinade it … Continue reading

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A Little of What You Fancy

November 20th, 2010 I went to A Little of What You Fancy, with Katie, for a leisurely Saturday afternoon glass of wine. It’s a new restaurant, set up in Kingsland Road by Elaine Chalmers and Lola Coone – it’s been … Continue reading

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Shepherd’s Pie

October 6th, 2010 Shepherd’s Pie would seem to date back to the time when potatoes had become an affordable, edible crop, throughout Britain (perhaps from the late 1790’s). Cottage pie is very similar, the difference being that any meat can … Continue reading

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