Tag Archives: pimenton

Empanada de Atún

Empanadas are pies that come from Galicia in the North West of Spain. The name comes from the Spanish verb empanar, which means to wrap in bread. These pies come quite large, baked in a dish, or small and half … Continue reading

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Merluza con Garbanzos y Chorizo

Hake with Chickpeas and Chorizo I really enjoyed a bacalao with chickpeas and chorizo dish recently in Barcelona and thought I’d cook something similar at home. Hake is quite a good substitute for bacalao, since it’s from the same fish … Continue reading

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Southbank Real Food Market

June 7th, 2013 On Friday I went to watch The Tiger Lillies (described as a Brechtian Punk Cabaret) play in the Spiegeltent on the Southbank. I had a drink with Oli at the Anchor and we agreed to meet some … 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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Birthday Quiche

September 30th, 2012 I went to Fiona’s birthday on Friday, a little early, with the intention of knocking up a quiche and some sausage rolls before the other guests arrived. Things didn’t go quite to schedule, but there’s no harm in … Continue reading

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Roast Pork Belly

March 29th, 2012 I had dinner at Amaia’s house last week – she roasted an amazing Pork Belly and I cooked some Sprats (which I’d bought from Angel Fisheries that morning) as a  starter. Sprats are an oily fish (so … Continue reading

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Pheasant with Chorizo and Pimentón

February 20th, 2012 I haven’t tried cooking pheasant with chorizo and pimentón before, but it was so good I’ll be doing it again soon. The smoke and heat of the pimentón went really well with the gamey taste of  pheasant. … Continue reading

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