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Snipe – “Butcher’s Treat”

The Common Snipe is a wading bird native to the British Isles and it’s numbers are augmented in winter by other snipe that migrate here from Northern Europe. There are 26 species of snipe in total, distributed throughout the Old … Continue reading

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Wood Pigeon (roasted)

From my living room window, I can see 5 common wood pigeon doing their best to eat all the new shoots on a large elderflower tree. I find it quite ridiculous that 10 town pigeons sit watching them from a … Continue reading

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Iposa (la fórmula)

I wrote a post on tapas in Iposa (at nighttime) about 5 years ago. It’s a small restaurant bar just behind the Boqueria, with a decent chef and menu, plus exceptionally charming staff. One evening, a few years ago, after … Continue reading

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Beef Cheeks

July 1st 2011 I was delighted when I walked into the butchers and they had about a dozen beef cheeks (also known as ox cheeks) on special offer. They weighed about half a pound each, so I bought two. Beef Cheeks … Continue reading

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Roast Cockerel

12th June, 2011 I roasted one of the happy chicken (see here) on Sunday – I was expecting cockerel to be a bit tough, but since it was only about 4 months old I thought I should try roasting one … Continue reading

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