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Patates amb Allioli

August 14th, 2014 A small hake fillet and a couple of haddock fillets landed in my lap (very cheaply) today. Hake always makes me think of allioli – both are very popular in Barcelona and seem to go hand in hand. Allioli … Continue reading

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Frittata

March 19th, 2013 A Frittata is somewhat like a cross between an omelette and a quiche (but without pastry). It’s a big egg cake containing meat and or vegetables. Normally the vegetables and meat are fried first and mixed into … Continue reading

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Baked Sea Bream

January 11th 2012 The gilt-headed bream is very popular in Mediterranean cuisine. It has a slightly sweet flavour and can be roasted, fried, grilled, etc. – it’s quite versatile. I believe it’s commonly farmed and therefore is not endangered. Naturally, … Continue reading

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Hake and Tomatoes

July 15th 2011 Hake cooked with tomatoes and olives is a typical Spanish dish. Hake is a very popular fish in Spain and as I’ve said before, a lot of it’s caught in British waters and exported – we don’t … Continue reading

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Asparagus, Beetroot and Potato Salad

July 12th 2011 I had a delightful, al fresco, lunch with Rabina yesterday, in Brondesbury Park. She prepared Asparagus Polonaise – asparagus is prepared the normal way (boiled for 3 to 5 minutes) and then it’s added to a frying … Continue reading

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Argentine Steak (Chinese style)

July 11th, 2011 I went to the butchers to buy sausages, but Marek had some really good looking Argentine steaks with Chinese seasoning – I had to buy one. I think there was some chilli, garlic, ginger, rosemary, thyme and a little … Continue reading

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Haggis

June 22nd, 2011 Haggis is an ancient dish made of a sheep’s heart, liver and lungs, minced up with beef suet, onions, oatmeal, spices and stock. The ingredients are sewn up inside the stomach or intestine of a sheep, which is gently … Continue reading

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