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Carnival Chicken for Amélie Isabelle Aged Nearly 3¼ Months

Amélie was born on 25th June 2015, my ninth and youngest grandchild. Nine? I hear you say, well I never had you down as that old…

Well, anyway, as it is carnival time (Spain is always enjoying a fiesta or feria no matter what time of the year) I thought I would cook chicken this […]

By |October 1st, 2015|Andalucia|3 Comments|

Lancashire’s Finest – Cheese

I love cheese and Wallace & Gromit. I love Wensleydale too but a crumbly or creamy Lancashire is right up there with Cantal, Canadian Cheddar and Manchego in my cheese nirvana and I haven’t even started on goat’s cheese yet.

After living in Andalucía for the past 3 years I had forgotten about the crumbly […]

By |June 13th, 2015|Andalucia|2 Comments|

Fabulous Wild Garlic & Sausage Pasta

When in Lancashire it would be criminal not to buy some of the fabulous sausages hand made at the local butchers. So I did and this is what I made using the wild garlic pesto made the other day from our foraging.

4 Pork & red pepper sausages
4 Cumberland sausages
2 teaspoons fennel seed
2 dried red […]

By |June 13th, 2015|Andalucia|0 Comments|

Ramsbottom: Incredible Edible Wild Garlic Pesto

Back in England’s green and pleasant land I’m in Lancashire’s former mill town Ramsbottom and it isn’t raining. I love this place and imagine that if I ever left Andalucía then this would be my home. I am visiting my son and his wife and their new-born, George, who was born in February.

Catering for […]

By |June 11th, 2015|Andalucia|2 Comments|

Pan-fried Scallops à la Gran Alacant: What a Trip to Algorfa Found

Visiting my little sister and our 85 year old Mum in Gran Alacant gave me the opportunity of buying Scallops. Not fresh I admit but caught and frozen off the coast of Iceland and at 5€/400g it was considered to be a ganga.

We (lil’ Sis and I, left our Mum with her knitting) set […]

By |May 25th, 2015|Andalucia|0 Comments|

Evelyn’s Zafrani Gosht Curry

Another grandchild. Another recipe. And being a beautiful girl I came up with a fragrant and delicate baked curry using the last of my goat meat. I hope she isn’t a vegetarian.

Goat (kid) no pun intended, leg – scored

Blitz the following to make a marinade:

Large onion
Knob ginger
Garlic, 2 or 3 cloves
Red chillies, 1 or […]

By |April 11th, 2015|Andalucia|1 Comment|

Blogging from Andalucia

I normally post stuff on Facebook. Randomly. And although it is a good way of keeping in touch with friends and family somebody suggested I should create a blog which I ignored until last year.

So for reasons unknown I used Blogger to create my blog but now it is my own hosted site created […]

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