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Bones Festes 2018

Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. I found this fantastic mother pig pie and babies, in La Colmena – Dolceria de la Colmena is one of Barcelona’s oldest pastelerías (patisseries) and it’s always good … 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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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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Calf’s Head

May 20th, 2011 I was cycling past Cramers (a local butchers shop) on Friday and noticed a calf’s head in the window. I usually look in as I pass, since they are one of the few butcher’s shops which sell … Continue reading

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Venison Pie

March 26th, 2011 Venison is the meat from all types of deer irrespective of whether they are farmed or hunted. In this country, deer are not intensively farmed – they live outside with very good grazing (I can’t speak for … Continue reading

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