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Alubias de Tolosa con Sacramentos

Alubias de Tolosa are a small dark purple (almost back) bean, with a single white dot on the side, from Tolosa in Pais Vasco. Tolosa has become famous for it’s beans, which are produced locally in small quantities. These beans … Continue reading

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Rabbit Vindaloo

Most people in Britain probably think of vindaloo as a spicy lamb dish, sold in Indian restaurants and as a ready meal from supermarkets. However, vindaloo actually started off as a Portuguese pork or rabbit dish – Carne de vinha … Continue reading

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Squirrel Barbecue

Last Sunday I was on barbecue duty chez Rick and Su in Golders Green. Oli expressed a keen interest in squirrel and ordered 5 from The Wild Meat Company. Rest assured, these are grey squirrel and not our native red variety. … Continue reading

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Sous-Vide Barbecue

Oli had some new cooking toys, so we decided to use them for a barbecue on Saturday, however, the forecast said rain, so Sunday became a better option. The main piece of equipment, was a sous-vide immersion circulator – a … Continue reading

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Homage to Cataluña – Expo

April 21st, 2012 … finally, we got to the Eat Meat Gallery at about 4.30pm for the opening and book launch. Just to recap: On November 26th, Olimax staged a one day mass portraiture even at the Eat Meat Gallery, … Continue reading

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Homage to Cataluña – Catering

April 20th, 2012 I helped with the framing and mounting of the Homage to Cataluña exhibition yesterday, but today I got on with cooking and preparing the food. I’d spent some time working out how to put edible photographs into … 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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The Norfolk Arms (revisited)

May 25th, 2011 While out and contemplating supper last week, we sat outside the Norfolk Arms and had a few tapas. It was very tempting to stick to tapas, but the fish and chip shop opposite (North Sea Fish) had … Continue reading

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Sushi in The Outside World

May 14th 2011 To celebrate the end of Olimax’s PortrATE show at The Outside World gallery, we had a little party and once again I did the food. I made up some Makizushi – rolled sushi in nori (black seaweed). … Continue reading

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Olimax – PortrATE

May 10th, 2011 Last night my best friend Oli, A.K.A. Olimax, had an exhibition and book launch at the Outside World Gallery. I did the food. Part of the food brief was to incorporate images from the show into the … Continue reading

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