Monthly Archives: May 2012

The Spanish way

I have just returned from an eight-day trip, or rather trek, across the French Pyrenees to Pamplona on the Camino de Santiago and, I can safely say, I am knackered. We experienced the most appalling weather (soaked to the skin … Continue reading

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Middle-of-the-week walnut and bulgur pilaf

In the middle of the week, when I am not in the mood for faffing, I often turn to something involving couscous or rice, particularly couscous because it’s so damned fast and, with a bit of soft cheese (usually feta … Continue reading

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A year of blogging and a true WTF chicken and chorizo stew

I started this blog just over a year ago, on 1st May 2011 to be precise and, although I have not reached my target of 20 blog posts every month (five days a week put paid to that in January), … Continue reading

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Pissaladière: an onion tart that is more appetising than its name

Dreadful name isn’t it? Apparently, according to Larousse Gastronomique, it is named after a condiment from Nice called pissalat and, no, that has nothing to do with overactive bladders and is in fact a type of anchovy purée mixed with … Continue reading

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