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Steak and Black Truffle

November 27th, 2011 The morning after Homage to Cataluña we were a bit tired to say the least. I rummaged around the fridge looking for something fortifying to cook for brunch and came across a black truffle, quail eggs and … Continue reading

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Steak and Kidney Pie

August 31, 2011 I haven’t made this for quite a while – possibly not since I worked in a gastro pub 15 years ago, where I made 4 or 5 huge ones each week. They were sold as cooked in … 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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The Junction Tavern

May 28th 2011 I can remember the Junction Tavern when it was covered in ivy and all the customers were over 65. I admit going there once or twice, because it did a Sunday roast for about £2.50 – and … Continue reading

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Barbecue

April 23rd, 2011 It’s been unseasonably hot in England lately – the farmer tells me all his crops are a month ahead of the normal growing season. With an Easter heatwave of 25º and 26º C, I was delighted when … Continue reading

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Beef Stroganoff

February 24th, 2011 Beef Stroganoff is a classic Russian dish, probably named after, Alexander Grigorievich Stroganoff or Count Pavel Stroganov. It does however seem to have been included in Elena Ivanovna Molokhovet’s, “A Gift to Young Housewives” cookbook and the … Continue reading

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Little Bay

December 12th, 2010 My friend Oli has been over to London, from Barcelona, visiting friends before Christmas. It’s becoming a regular event that we go to Little Bay in Farringdon, for a large group lunch. There are several reasons for … Continue reading

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