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Potaje de Vigilia

Potaje de Vigilia is a very popular Spanish dish, containing chickpeas and bacalao (salt cod), served on the Fridays during Lent. The word potaje translates directly from the old French pottage, meaning cooked in a pot – the English translation … Continue reading

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Chinese Pork and Mojama

July 14th, 2012 I had dinner at Amaia’s house this week and was thrilled and delighted when she served mojama as a starter. Mojama is salted tuna loin. Using a traditional Spanish method for curing and preserving  fish, the tuna is … Continue reading

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Galtas de Ternera

April 19th, 2012 After a day of printing and picture hanging, Oli cooked Galtas de Ternera (beef cheeks). The recipe here differs considerably to mine – these were cooked with onions, cardamom pods, coriander seeds, cumin and a pungent curry powder … Continue reading

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Chicken Livers

November 25th, 2011 … and for supper I chopped up a pound of chicken livers and flash fried them in the griddle pan. For good measure I added a little salt, pepper and a few basil leaves (Oli’s suggestion). Once cooked … Continue reading

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