Tag Archives: Spanish

Barrafina

January 22nd, 2015 On Tuesday Sue invited me to lunch at Barrafina (Adelaide Street) and having read a glowing review by Fay Maschler, I didn’t need to be asked twice. Just a glance at the menu prompted a comment of, … Continue reading

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Pan con Tomate

August 15th 2011 Pan con Tomate is a very simple, yet extraordinarily delicious way of serving bread with a meal. In Cataluña, where it originates, all meals come with tomato bread (pa amb tomàquet – the Catalan name), instead of plain old … Continue reading

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Broad Beans and Chorizo

July 20th, 2011 Here’s a Spanish style dish that started out as broad beans and chorizo – while I was thinking about cooking it, I was inspired to add some extra ingredients which resulted in a better dish and more … 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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Octopus

6th April, 2011 The octopus is a quite a popular food in many countries, though I suspect, not that common in Britain. For some reason sea creatures have to look attractive or we just don’t eat them here – 8 … Continue reading

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Spicy Chicken and Beans

March 19th 2010 This is a hearty Spanish recipe which can be used for a whole chicken, jointed, or with 4 or more, chicken thighs. I imagine that the bones of a whole chicken will add a lot more flavour … Continue reading

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Norfolk Arms

February 18th, 2011 After visiting Chill Cool – we fancied a final drink and we went over the road to the Norfolk Arms. Once a run of the mill English pub, the Norfolk Arms has been transformed into a gastro … Continue reading

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